SBIR/STTR 2015 Phase I Solicitation - Subtopic Listing by Technology Taxonomy

You can now search the solicitation by technology areas. Subtopics have been mapped to these major areas as a cross-reference. To view the subtopic description, you can click on a subtopic number below. To view subtopic titles, click on the the view subtopic titles link next to the first level technology area.

Note:Offerors may not submit a substantially equivalent proposal to more than one subtopic (Section 3.1).

Aeronautics/Atmospheric Vehicles
AerodynamicsA1.02, A1.04, A1.06, A1.08, A2.01, A2.02, H6.01, S3.04, S5.01
Air Transportation & Safety A1.02, A1.04, A1.08, A2.01, A3.01, A3.02, A3.03, H6.01, S3.04
Airship/Lighter-than-Air Craft H6.01, S3.04, S3.06, Z6.01
Avionics (see also Control and Monitoring) A1.07, A2.01, A2.02, A3.03, H6.01, S3.04, S3.08, S4.01
Analytical Instruments (Solid, Liquid, Gas, Plasma, Energy; see also Sensors) A2.01, H10.01, H14.01, H4.02, H6.01, H7.01, H7.02, S1.06, S1.08, S4.05, S5.04
Analytical Methods A1.04, A1.06, H11.01, H4.02, H5.01, H5.02, H6.01, H7.01, H8.01, S4.05, S5.03, S5.04
Aerobraking/Aerocapture A1.08, H5.03, H7.01, S4.03
Entry, Descent, & Landing (see also Planetary Navigation, Tracking, & Telemetry) A1.08, H14.04, H2.01, H5.02, H5.03, H7.01, H7.02, S3.03, S3.06, S4.03, Z3.01
Navigation & Guidance H14.04, H9.03, S3.05, S3.08, S4.03, S5.04
Relative Navigation (Interception, Docking, Formation Flying; see also Control & Monitoring; Planetary Navigation, Tracking, & Telemetry) H14.04, H9.03, S3.05, S3.08, S4.03, S5.04
Space Transportation & Safety A1.08, H13.02, H2.02, H6.01
Spacecraft Design, Construction, Testing, & Performance (see also Engineering; Testing & Evaluation) H11.01, H13.02, H2.02, H5.01, H5.03, S1.10, S3.01, S3.06, S4.03, S5.04
Spacecraft Instrumentation & Astrionics (see also Communications; Control & Monitoring; Information Systems) H5.03, S4.03, S4.04, S5.04, Z3.01
Tools/EVA Tools S4.04, S5.01
Autonomous Systems
Autonomous Control (see also Control & Monitoring) A1.08, A2.02, A3.01, A3.02, A3.03, H4.03, H6.01, S3.03, S3.04, S3.08, S4.01, S4.03, S5.04, Z5.01
IntelligenceA2.02, A3.01, A3.02, A3.03, H4.03, H6.01, H9.02, S3.03, S5.05
Man-Machine Interaction A2.02, A3.01, A3.02, A3.03, H4.01, H4.02, H4.03, H6.01, Z5.01
Perception/Vision A2.02, A3.02, A3.03, H6.01, S4.01, S4.02, Z5.01
Recovery (see also Vehicle Health Management) A2.02, A3.02, A3.03, H4.03, S5.05
Robotics (see also Control & Monitoring; Sensors) A2.02, A3.02, A3.03, H2.02, H6.01, S3.04, S4.02, S4.04, S5.04, Z5.01
Biological Health/Life Support
Biomass Growth H3.02
Essential Life Resources (Oxygen, Water, Nutrients) H14.02, H3.01, H3.02, H3.03, H4.01, H4.02, H8.02
Fire Protection H4.02
Food (Preservation, Packaging, Preparation) H11.01
Health Monitoring & Sensing (see also Sensors) H12.01, H12.02, H12.03, H14.01, H14.04
Isolation/Protection/Radiation Shielding (see also Mechanical Systems) H11.01, H4.02
Medical H12.01
Physiological/Psychological Countermeasures H12.02, H12.03, H4.02, H6.01
Protective Clothing/Space Suits/Breathing Apparatus H11.01, H4.01, H4.02
Remediation/Purification H3.02, H3.03
Waste Storage/Treatment H11.01, H3.02, H4.01, H4.02
Communications, Networking & Signal Transport
Ad-Hoc Networks (see also Sensors) A2.01, A2.02, H4.03, H9.02
Amplifiers/Repeaters/Translators A2.01, H4.03, S3.06, S4.04
Antennas A2.01, H4.03, H5.03, H9.01, S3.06
Architecture/Framework/Protocols A2.01, A2.02, H4.03, H9.02
Cables/Fittings A2.01, H5.03
Coding & Compression A2.01
Multiplexers/Demultiplexers A2.01, H4.03, S3.06, S4.04
Network IntegrationA2.01, A3.02, H4.03, H9.02
Power Combiners/Splitters A2.01, S3.06
Routers, Switches A2.01, S4.04
Transmitters/Receivers A2.01, H4.01, H4.03, H9.01, H9.02, S3.06, S4.04
Waveguides/Optical Fiber (see also Optics) A2.01, H14.04
Control & Monitoring
Algorithms/Control Software & Systems (see also Autonomous Systems) A1.07, A2.01, A2.02, A3.01, A3.02, A3.03, H4.03, H6.01, H9.03, S3.05, S4.02, S5.04
Attitude Determination & Control A2.01, A2.02, S3.05, S3.08, S4.01, Z4.01
Command & Control A2.02, H4.03, H8.01, S3.04, S3.05, S3.09
Condition Monitoring (see also Sensors) A2.02, A3.02, H3.01, H4.03, H7.01, S4.01, S4.04
Process Monitoring & Control A2.01, H3.01, H3.02, H4.03, Z6.01
Sequencing & Scheduling A2.02, A3.01, A3.02, H6.01, S5.04
Telemetry/Tracking (Cooperative/Noncooperative; see also Planetary Navigation, Tracking, & Telemetry) A2.01, H14.04, H4.03, S3.04, S3.05, S3.06, S4.03
Teleoperation A2.01, H4.03, S3.04, S5.04
Education & Training
Mission TrainingH6.01, S5.04
Outreach H4.02, H6.01
Training Concepts & ArchitecturesH14.04, H6.01
Circuits (including ICs; for specific applications, see e.g., Communications, Networking & Signal Transport; Control & Monitoring, Sensors) A1.03, H4.03, H5.03, H9.01, S3.03, S3.09, S4.04
Manufacturing Methods H5.03, S3.09
Materials (Insulator, Semiconductor, Substrate) A1.03, H10.01, H11.01, H4.03, H5.03, S3.03, S4.04
Superconductance/Magnetics A1.03, S1.10, S4.04
Conversion A1.03, A1.06, H10.01, H14.04, H3.02, H5.03, H8.01, H8.02, S3.01, S4.04, Z1.02
Distribution/Management A1.03, A1.06, A2.01, H2.04, H8.01, S3.03, S3.09, S4.04, S5.04
Generation A1.03, A1.06, H10.01, H14.04, H2.02, H5.01, H5.03, H8.01, H8.02, H8.03, S3.01, S3.06, Z1.02, Z4.01
Sources (Renewable, Nonrenewable)A1.06, H10.01, H14.04, H3.02, H5.03, H8.01, S3.01
Storage A1.03, A1.06, A2.01, H10.01, H14.04, H2.02, H2.04, H5.03, S3.03, S3.06, S4.04, Z1.01, Z4.01
CharacterizationA1.08, A2.01, H10.01, H11.01, H3.03, H5.02, Z6.01
Models & Simulations (see also Testing & Evaluation) A1.03, A1.05, A1.06, A1.08, A3.01, A3.02, A3.03, H11.01, H2.02, H4.02, H4.03, H5.01, H5.03, H7.01, S4.03, S5.01, S5.04, Z2.01, Z6.01
Project Management S5.04
Prototyping A1.06, A1.08, A3.01, A3.02, H14.01, S3.03, S5.04, Z6.01
Software Tools (Analysis, Design)A1.05, A1.06, A3.01, A3.02, H11.01, H4.03, H5.01, H5.03, H7.01, S3.07, S5.01, S5.04
3D Imaging A1.08, A2.01, H13.02, H14.01, H14.04, H6.01, S5.02, Z5.01
Display A2.01, H6.01, S5.02
Image Analysis A1.08, A2.01, H13.02, H6.01, S1.07, S2.01, S5.02, S5.03
Image Capture (Stills/Motion) A2.01, H6.01, H7.02, S1.07, S4.04, Z3.01
Image ProcessingA1.08, A2.01, H13.01, H13.02, H6.01, S5.02
Radiography H13.02
Thermal Imaging (see also Testing & Evaluation) A1.08, A2.01, H13.02, H14.04, H2.02, H7.02, S1.03, S1.07
Information Systems
Computer System Architectures A2.01, A2.02, A3.01, A3.02, H4.03, S3.09, S5.01, S5.03, S5.04
Data Acquisition (see also Sensors) A1.08, A2.01, A3.01, A3.02, H13.02, H4.03, H7.02, S1.07, S4.04, S5.03, Z3.01, Z5.01
Data Fusion A2.01, A2.02, A3.01, A3.02, H13.02, H4.03, S5.02, S5.03
Data Input/Output Devices (Displays, Storage) A2.01, A3.03, H4.03, S4.04, S5.03
Data Modeling (see also Testing & Evaluation) A1.08, A2.01, A3.01, A3.02, A3.03, H13.02, H4.03, S5.01, S5.02, S5.03, S5.04
Data Processing A1.08, A2.01, A2.02, A3.01, A3.02, H13.01, H13.02, H4.03, S3.09, S5.02, S5.03
Knowledge Management A1.08, A2.01, A2.02, A3.01, A3.02, A3.03, H4.03, S5.02, S5.03
Inventory Management/Warehousing Z5.01
Material Handing & Packaging H11.01, H14.03, Z5.01
Crop Production (see also Biological Health/Life Support) H3.02
In Situ Manufacturing H11.01, H14.01, H6.01
Processing Methods H1.01, H11.01, H14.03, H2.01, H2.02, H2.03, H5.02, H5.03, Z2.01
Resource ExtractionH1.01, H11.01, H14.03, H6.01
Materials & Compositions
Aerogels H4.02, H5.03
Ceramics H11.01, H14.04, H2.02, H4.02, H5.02, H5.03
Coatings/Surface Treatments A2.01, H2.02, H4.02, H5.03, H8.01, S2.03, Z6.01
Composites A1.01, H11.01, H13.01, H14.04, H2.02, H2.04, H4.01, H4.02, H5.01, H5.02, H5.03, H6.01, H8.01, S2.02, Z2.01, Z6.01
Fluids H2.04, H8.01
Joining (Adhesion, Welding) H4.02, H8.01, S1.10, S4.05, Z2.01
MetallicsA1.03, H11.01, H13.01, H2.01, H2.02, H4.02, H5.03, H8.01, Z6.01
Nanomaterials A1.01, A1.03, H11.01, H4.02, H5.03
NonspecifiedH4.02, H5.01
Organics/Biomaterials/Hybrids H11.01, H4.02
Polymers A1.01, H10.01, H11.01, H14.03, H4.01, H4.02, H5.01, H5.02, H5.03, Z2.01
Smart/Multifunctional Materials A1.01, H11.01, H14.03, H4.01, H4.02, H5.03, S2.02, Z6.01
Textiles H11.01, H4.01, H4.02, H5.03
Mechanical Systems
Actuators & Motors A1.03, A1.08, A2.01, H2.02, H5.03, S4.02, S4.04, Z5.01, Z6.01
Deployment H4.01, H5.01, H5.03, S2.02, S4.02, Z5.01
Exciters/Igniters A1.08, H2.01, S4.03
Fasteners/Decouplers H4.02
Isolation/Protection/Shielding (Acoustic, Ballistic, Dust, Radiation, Thermal) A1.08, H11.01, H2.02, H4.01, H4.02, H5.03, H9.01, S4.04, S4.05, Z6.01
Machines/Mechanical Subsystems A1.03, H4.01, H4.02, H5.01, H8.01, S4.04, S4.05
Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) and smaller A2.01, H4.03, H9.01, S1.06
Pressure & Vacuum Systems H10.01, H2.01, H2.02, H2.04, H4.01, H4.02, H7.02, S1.10
Structures H11.01, H13.01, H13.02, H2.02, H4.01, H4.02, H5.01, H5.03, S1.10, S2.02, Z2.01, Z4.01, Z6.01
TribologyH4.02, S4.04, Z6.01
Vehicles (see also Autonomous Systems) A1.08, A2.01, A2.02, H13.01
Adaptive Optics A2.01, H14.04, S2.01, S2.03, S2.04, S5.04
Fiber (see also Communications, Networking & Signal Transport; Photonics) A2.01, H3.02, S2.01, S2.03, S3.08
FilteringA1.08, A2.01, H14.04, S2.01, S2.04, S3.08
Gratings A1.08, A2.01, H14.04, S2.04, S3.08
Lenses A1.08, A2.01, H14.04, H3.02, S2.04, S3.08
Mirrors A1.08, H14.04, H3.02, H9.01, S2.01, S2.03, S2.04, S3.08
Telescope ArraysH14.04, H9.01, S2.03, S2.04, S3.08
Detectors (see also Sensors) A2.01, H13.02, H14.04, H6.01, H7.02, H9.01, S1.03, S1.04, S1.06, S1.07, S1.08, S1.09, S2.01, S4.01
Emitters H14.04
Lasers (Communication) H14.04, H9.01
Lasers (Guidance & Tracking) H14.04, S3.08
Lasers (Ladar/Lidar) A2.01, H14.04, H6.01, S1.01, S1.08, S4.01
Lasers (Measuring/Sensing) A1.08, A2.01, H14.01, H14.04, H6.01, S1.06, S1.08, S1.09, S3.08, S4.01
Lasers (Medical Imaging) H14.04
Lasers (Surgical) H14.04
Lasers (Weapons)H14.04
Materials & Structures (including Optoelectronics) H11.01, H14.04, H9.01
Planetary Navigation, Tracking, & Telemetry
Entry, Descent, & Landing (see also Astronautics) A1.08, H14.04, H7.02, S3.03, S4.01, S4.03, S5.04
GPS/Radiometric (see also Sensors) S3.05
Inertial (see also Sensors) S1.09, S3.05, S3.08, S4.01, Z4.01
Optical H14.04, S3.05, S3.08
Ranging/TrackingH14.04, H9.03, S1.09, S3.05, S4.03, Z4.01
Telemetry (see also Control & Monitoring) H14.04, S3.04, S3.06
Ablative PropulsionH2.01, Z6.01
Atmospheric Propulsion A1.03, A1.04, A1.06, A1.07, S4.03
Fuels/Propellants H10.01, H2.01, H2.02, H2.03, S3.02, S4.03
Launch Engine/Booster H10.01, S4.03, Z6.01
Maneuvering/Stationkeeping/Attitude Control Devices H2.01, H2.03, H5.03, S3.02, S3.05
Photon Sails (Solar; Laser) H5.03
Spacecraft Main Engine H10.01, H2.01, H2.02, S3.02, S4.03, Z1.01
Surface Propulsion S5.04
Acoustic/Vibration A1.04, A1.06, A1.08, A2.01, H13.01, H13.02, H5.03, H7.02, S1.09, Z5.01
Biological (see also Biological Health/Life Support) H14.01, H14.04, H3.01, H3.02, Z5.01
Biological Signature (i.e., Signs Of Life) H3.01, S1.06, S4.05
Chemical/Environmental (see also Biological Health/Life Support) A1.08, H14.01, H3.01, H3.02, H4.03, S1.06
Contact/Mechanical A1.08, A2.01, H13.01, H5.03, Z5.01
Electromagnetic A2.01, H13.02, H5.03, S4.01, Z5.01
Inertial A2.01, H9.01, S1.09, S3.05, S3.08, S4.01, Z5.01
Interferometric (see also Analysis) H10.01, H13.01, H13.02, H14.04, S1.09, S3.08
Ionizing Radiation H11.01, H13.02, H7.01, S1.06, S2.03
Optical/Photonic (see also Photonics) A1.08, A2.01, H13.01, H14.04, H3.02, H7.02, H9.01, S1.03, S1.06, S1.09, S3.05, S3.08, S4.01
Positioning (Attitude Determination, Location X-Y-Z) A1.08, A2.01, S1.09, S3.08, S4.01, Z5.01
Pressure/Vacuum A1.08, A2.01, H10.01, H2.02, H2.04, H7.01, H7.02, Z5.01
Radiometric H7.02, S1.06, S4.01, Z5.01
Sensor Nodes & Webs (see also Communications, Networking & Signal Transport) A2.01, H13.02, H4.03, H5.03, Z5.01
Thermal A1.08, A2.01, H13.01, H13.02, H2.02, H2.04, H5.03, H7.01, H7.02, S1.03, S1.06, S1.10, S4.01
Software Development
Development Environments S5.01
Operating Systems A2.02, H4.03
Programming Languages S5.01
Verification/Validation Tools A2.01, A2.02, A3.01, A3.02, A3.03, H11.01, H4.03, S5.04
Spectral Measurement, Imaging & Analysis (including Telescopes)
Infrared A2.01, H13.02, H14.04, H2.02, H6.01, H7.02, H9.01, S1.03, S1.06, S1.07, S3.08, S5.04
Long H13.02, H14.04, H7.02, S1.03, S1.06, S1.07
MicrowaveH13.02, H7.02, S1.02, S1.07
Multispectral/Hyperspectral H13.02, H14.04, H7.02, S1.03, S1.06, S1.07, S3.08, S5.03
Non-ElectromagneticH13.02, H7.02, S1.06, S1.07
Radio H7.02
Terahertz (Sub-millimeter) H13.02, H7.02, S1.03
Ultraviolet H13.02, H14.04, H7.02, S1.04, S1.06, S5.04
Visible A2.01, H14.04, H7.02, S1.03, S1.07, S3.08, S5.04
X-rays/Gamma Rays H13.02, H2.02, S1.04, S1.06
Testing & Evaluation
Destructive TestingH14.04
Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing A1.06, A2.01, A2.02, H14.01, H14.04, H2.02, H4.01, H4.02, H4.03, H8.01, S4.01
Lifetime TestingH14.04, H2.01, H2.02, H4.02, H4.03
Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE; NDT)A2.01, H13.01, H14.04, H2.02, H5.03, H7.01, S3.08, Z6.01
Simulation & Modeling A1.06, A1.08, A2.02, A3.01, A3.02, A3.03, H11.01, H13.01, H2.02, H4.02, H4.03, H5.01, H5.02, H5.03, H7.01, H7.02, S2.04, S5.01, S5.04, Z1.01, Z6.01
Thermal Management & Control
Active Systems H3.03, H5.03, H8.01, S1.10, S3.01, S4.04, S5.04
Cryogenic/Fluid Systems A1.03, A1.08, H14.01, H2.04, H9.01, S1.10
Heat Exchange H2.04, H3.03, H5.03, H8.01, S3.01, S3.07
Passive Systems H2.04, H4.02, H5.03, H8.01, S1.10, S3.01, S3.07, S4.04, Z4.01
Vehicle Health Management
Diagnostics/Prognostics A2.01, A2.02, A3.02, H13.01, H13.02, H2.02, H4.03, H5.03, S4.05, S5.04, S5.05
Recovery (see also Autonomous Systems) A2.02, A3.02, H4.03, S5.04, S5.05