SBIR/STTR 2016 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
AerodynamicsA2.01, A2.02, A1.04, A1.01, A1.03, A1.06, A1.07, A1.08, A1.09, S3.04, H7.02
Air Transportation & SafetyA2.01, A2.02, A1.02, A1.07, A1.09, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, S3.04, Z6.01, Z5.01
Airship/Lighter-than-Air CraftS3.04, S3.06
Avionics (see also Control and Monitoring)A2.01, A2.02, S4.01, S3.04, H6.04, H6.01, Z6.01
Analysis
Analytical Instruments (Solid, Liquid, Gas, Plasma, Energy; see also Sensors)A1.03, S1.05, S1.07, S1.06, S3.08, H4.02, H2.02, H7.02, H14.01
Analytical MethodsA1.01, A1.03, A1.02, A1.07, S5.03, S5.04, S4.05, S1.06, H4.02, H2.02, H11.01
Astronautics
Aerobraking/AerocaptureH7.02
Entry, Descent, & Landing (see also Planetary Navigation, Tracking, & Telemetry)S3.09, S3.06, H7.02, H5.02, Z6.01
Navigation & GuidanceS3.05, S3.09, S3.08, H9.03
Relative Navigation (Interception, Docking, Formation Flying; see also Control & Monitoring; Planetary Navigation, Tracking, & Telemetry)S4.03, S3.05, S3.09, S3.08, H9.03
Space Transportation & SafetyA1.03, H2.02, Z6.01, Z5.01
Spacecraft Design, Construction, Testing, & Performance (see also Engineering; Testing & Evaluation)S5.04, S3.06, H2.04, H5.01, H5.02, Z2.01, Z6.01
Spacecraft Instrumentation & Astrionics (see also Communications; Control & Monitoring; Information Systems)S1.05, Z6.01
Tools/EVA ToolsS5.04
Autonomous Systems
Autonomous Control (see also Control & Monitoring)A2.01, A2.02, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, S5.05, S4.01, S1.07, S3.04, S3.05, S3.09, H4.03, H2.02, H6.03, H6.04, H6.02, H6.01, H9.02, H9.03
IntelligenceA2.01, A2.02, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, S5.05, S3.03, H4.03, H6.03, H6.04, H6.01, H9.02
Man-Machine InteractionA2.01, A2.02, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, S5.04, H4.03, H2.02, H6.03, H6.02, H6.01, Z5.01
Perception/VisionA2.01, A2.02, A3.01, S4.01, S3.05, S3.09, H4.03, H6.01, Z5.01
Recovery (see also Vehicle Health Management)A2.02, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, S5.05, H4.03, H2.02, H6.04, Z6.01
Robotics (see also Control & Monitoring; Sensors)A2.02, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, S4.02, S3.09, H2.02, H6.01, H10.01
Biological Health/Life Support
Biomass GrowthH3.02
Essential Life Resources (Oxygen, Water, Nutrients)H4.02, H3.02, H3.01, H8.02
Health Monitoring & Sensing (see also Sensors)S3.08, H4.02, H4.03, H12.02, H12.01, H12.03, H14.01, Z6.01, Z5.01
Isolation/Protection/Radiation Shielding (see also Mechanical Systems)H4.03, H2.02, H11.01
MedicalH12.02, H12.03, H14.01
Physiological/Psychological CountermeasuresH4.02, H12.01, H12.03, Z5.01
Protective Clothing/Space Suits/Breathing ApparatusH4.01, H4.02, H4.03
Remediation/PurificationH4.02, H3.02
Waste Storage/TreatmentH4.02, H3.02, H3.01
Communications, Networking & Signal Transport
Ad-Hoc Networks (see also Sensors)A2.01, H4.03, H9.02, Z6.01
Amplifiers/Repeaters/TranslatorsS4.04, S3.06, H4.03, H9.02, H9.01
AntennasA2.01, S3.06, H4.03, H9.02, H9.01
Architecture/Framework/ProtocolsH4.03, H9.02, H9.01, Z6.01
Cables/FittingsH4.01, H4.03
Coding & CompressionA2.01, H4.03, H9.02, H9.01
Multiplexers/DemultiplexersA2.01, S4.04, H4.03, H9.02
Network IntegrationA2.01, H4.03, H9.02, Z6.01
Power Combiners/SplittersA2.01, S3.06, H4.03, H9.02
Routers, SwitchesA2.01, H4.03, H6.01
Transmitters/ReceiversA2.01, S4.04, S3.04, S3.06, H4.03, H6.01, H9.02, H9.01
Waveguides/Optical Fiber (see also Optics)A2.01, S3.08, H4.03, H9.01
Control & Monitoring
Algorithms/Control Software & Systems (see also Autonomous Systems)A2.01, A2.02, A1.01, A1.03, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, S3.05, H4.03, H2.02, H6.03, H6.04, H6.02, H6.01, H9.02, H9.03, Z6.01
Attitude Determination & ControlA2.02, S4.01, S3.04, S3.05, S3.08, H9.03
Command & ControlA2.01, A2.02, S4.04, S3.04, S3.05, S3.09, H4.03, H2.02, H6.04, H6.01, H9.03
Condition Monitoring (see also Sensors)A2.01, A2.02, A1.06, S4.04, S4.01, H4.03, H3.01, H5.03, Z6.01
Process Monitoring & ControlH4.02, H4.03, H3.01, H6.04
Sequencing & SchedulingA2.02, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, H4.03, H6.03, Z5.01
Telemetry/Tracking (Cooperative/Noncooperative; see also Planetary Navigation, Tracking, & Telemetry)A2.01, S3.04, S3.06, H4.03, H9.03, Z6.01, Z5.01
TeleoperationA2.01, H6.01, Z5.01
Education & Training
Mission TrainingH6.04, H6.01, Z5.01
OutreachH6.01
Training Concepts & ArchitecturesH6.04
Electronics
Circuits (including ICs; for specific applications, see e.g., Communications, Networking & Signal Transport; Control & Monitoring, Sensors)A2.01, S4.04, S1.04, S1.05, S3.09, S3.06, H4.03, H9.02, H9.01, Z6.01
Manufacturing MethodsS4.04, H4.03
Materials (Insulator, Semiconductor, Substrate)S4.04, H4.03
Energy
ConversionA2.01, A1.03, S4.04, S3.03, S3.09, S3.01, S3.06, H8.02, H8.03, H8.01
Distribution/ManagementA2.01, S4.04, S3.03, S3.06, H4.03, H2.04, Z1.01
GenerationA2.01, A1.03, S4.04, S3.01, S3.06, H2.02, H8.02, H8.01, H5.01
Sources (Renewable, Nonrenewable)A2.01, S3.06
StorageA2.01, S4.04, S3.03, S3.06, H4.03, H8.02, H8.04
Engineering
CharacterizationA2.01, A2.02, A1.03, A1.07, S5.04, S1.05, H4.02, H4.03, H8.01, H11.01, Z6.01
Models & Simulations (see also Testing & Evaluation)A2.01, A2.02, A1.01, A1.03, A1.06, A1.07, S2.02, S5.04, S4.03, S1.05, S3.05, H4.02, H4.03, H2.02, H6.04, H6.01, H8.01, H7.02, H7.01, H11.01, H10.02, H10.01, Z2.01
Project ManagementA1.03, S5.04, S1.05
PrototypingA1.03, S5.04, S4.03, S1.05, H4.01, H4.02, H4.03, H2.02, H6.01, H8.01, H10.01, Z2.01, Z5.01
Quality/ReliabilityA2.01, S1.05, H4.01, H4.03, Z6.01
Software Tools (Analysis, Design)A2.01, A2.02, A1.03, A1.07, A1.05, S5.04, S1.05, S3.07, S3.09, H4.03, H6.04, H7.01, H10.02
SupportA2.01
Imaging
3D ImagingA2.01, A1.06, A1.07, S1.05, H4.03, H6.01, H12.03, H14.01, Z5.01
DisplayS5.02, H4.03, H6.01, H12.03, Z5.01
Image AnalysisA1.03, A1.06, S2.01, S5.02, S5.03, H4.03, H12.03, H13.02
Image Capture (Stills/Motion)A1.06, A1.07, S4.04, H4.03, H12.03
Image ProcessingA1.02, A1.06, A1.07, S5.02, S5.03, S3.09, H4.03, H6.01, H12.03, H13.02
RadiographyA2.01, H12.03, H13.02
Thermal Imaging (see also Testing & Evaluation)A2.01, A1.07, S1.03, H14.01, H13.02
Information Systems
Computer System ArchitecturesA2.01, A2.02, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, S5.01, S5.02, H4.03, H6.03, H6.04
Data Acquisition (see also Sensors)A2.01, A1.02, A1.06, A1.07, A1.08, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, S5.02, S1.07, H4.03, H6.03, H6.01, H12.02, Z6.01
Data FusionA2.02, A1.02, A1.07, A1.08, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, S5.02, S5.03, H4.03, H6.03, H6.04, Z6.01, Z5.01
Data Input/Output Devices (Displays, Storage)A2.01, A1.02, S5.01, S5.02, H4.03, H6.03, H12.02, Z5.01
Data Modeling (see also Testing & Evaluation)A2.01, A1.02, A1.06, A1.07, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, S5.02, S5.03, H4.03, H11.01, H13.02, Z6.01, Z5.01
Data ProcessingA2.01, A2.02, A1.02, A1.06, A1.07, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, S5.01, S5.02, S5.03, S1.05, H4.03, H11.01, H12.02, H13.02, Z5.01
Knowledge ManagementA2.01, A1.07, A1.08, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, S5.02, S5.05, H4.03, H6.04, H6.02, Z5.01
Logistics
Inventory Management/WarehousingZ5.01
Material Handing & PackagingH3.02
Manufacturing
In Situ ManufacturingA1.07, H1.01, H14.01, Z3.01
Microfabrication (and smaller; see also Electronics; Mechanical Systems; Photonics)A1.02, A1.07
Processing MethodsA1.02, H4.02, H2.02, H1.01, H5.04, H5.02, Z3.01
Resource ExtractionH3.02, H1.01
Materials & Compositions
AerogelsA1.02, A1.07
CeramicsA1.03, A1.02, A1.07, H4.02, H2.02, H5.02, H10.02
Coatings/Surface TreatmentsA1.03, A1.07, S2.04, S3.06, H4.01, H4.02, H3.02, H2.02, H10.02, Z3.01, Z2.01
CompositesA2.01, A1.02, A1.07, H4.02, H2.02, H7.01, H5.03, H5.02, H10.02, H13.02, Z4.01
FluidsA1.03, A1.07, H4.01, H4.02, Z2.01
Joining (Adhesion, Welding)H2.02, H7.01, H5.04, H10.02, Z3.01, Z4.01
MetallicsA2.01, A1.03, A1.07, H4.01, H4.02, H2.02, H1.01, H10.02, H14.01, Z3.01, Z2.01, Z4.01
MineralsH1.01
NanomaterialsA1.02, A1.07, S2.04, H4.02, H3.01, H10.02, H13.02, Z2.01
NonspecifiedA2.01
Organics/Biomaterials/HybridsA1.02, H4.02, H3.02
PolymersA1.02, S3.06, H4.01, H4.02, H1.01, H7.01, H5.02, Z4.01
Smart/Multifunctional MaterialsA2.01, A1.03, A1.02, S3.06, H4.01, H4.02, H5.03, H14.01, Z3.01, Z2.01
TextilesS3.06, H4.02, H5.03
Mechanical Systems
Actuators & MotorsA2.01, A1.01, A1.07, S4.02, S4.04, S1.05, S3.05, H6.01
DeploymentS2.02, S4.02, S4.03, S1.05, H5.01
Exciters/IgnitersA2.01, A1.03, H2.01
Fasteners/DecouplersA1.07, H4.01, H5.04, H10.01
Isolation/Protection/Shielding (Acoustic, Ballistic, Dust, Radiation, Thermal)A2.01, A1.02, A1.07, S3.05, H4.01, H2.02, H11.01, Z2.01
Machines/Mechanical SubsystemsS4.02, S1.05, S3.04, H4.01, H6.04, H6.01, H8.01, H10.01
Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) and smallerA1.02, A1.07, S1.05, S1.06, H4.03
Pressure & Vacuum SystemsA1.03, A1.07, S4.04, S1.06, H4.01, H4.02, H2.02, H2.01, Z2.01
StructuresA2.01, A1.01, S1.05, H4.01, H2.04, H1.01, H6.01, H5.01, H5.04, H5.02, H11.01, H13.02, Z2.01, Z6.01
Vehicles (see also Autonomous Systems)A2.02, S4.02, S3.04, S3.06, H6.04, H6.01, H11.01, H13.02, Z6.01
Microgravity
Biophysical UtilizationH14.01
Optics
Adaptive OpticsA2.01, S2.03, S2.01
Fiber (see also Communications, Networking & Signal Transport; Photonics)A2.01, S2.03, S2.01, S1.01, S3.08
FilteringA2.01, S2.01, S2.04, S1.04, S3.08, H9.01
GratingsA2.01, S2.04
LensesA2.01, S2.03, S2.04, S3.08
MirrorsA2.01, S2.03, S2.02, S2.01, S2.04, S1.01, S3.08, H9.01
Telescope ArraysA2.01, S2.03, S2.02, S2.04, H9.01
Photonics
Detectors (see also Sensors)S2.01, S4.04, S4.01, S1.04, S1.05, S1.03, S1.07, S1.06, S1.08, S1.01, H3.01, H12.02, H9.01, H14.01, H13.02
EmittersS1.05, S1.01, H13.02
Lasers (Communication)H9.01
Lasers (Guidance & Tracking)S3.08
Lasers (Ladar/Lidar)S4.01, S1.01, S3.08
Lasers (Measuring/Sensing)A2.01, A1.02, A1.06, A1.08, S4.01, S1.01, S3.08, H3.01, H13.02
Materials & Structures (including Optoelectronics)S2.03, H11.01
Planetary Navigation, Tracking, & Telemetry
Entry, Descent, & Landing (see also Astronautics)S4.01, S3.09, S3.06, H6.04, H7.01, H9.03, Z6.01
GPS/Radiometric (see also Sensors)S3.05, H9.03
Inertial (see also Sensors)S4.01, S3.05, S3.08, H9.03
OpticalS2.04, S3.05
Ranging/TrackingS3.05, H9.01, H9.03
Telemetry (see also Control & Monitoring)S3.04, H6.04, H6.01, H9.03, Z6.01
Propulsion
Atmospheric PropulsionA2.01, A1.02, A1.07, S3.04, H10.02
Extravehicular Activity (EVA) PropulsionH4.01, H6.01
Fuels/PropellantsA2.01, A1.03, H4.01, H2.02, H2.04, H2.01, H10.02
Launch Engine/BoosterA1.03, H2.01, H6.04, H10.02
Maneuvering/Stationkeeping/Attitude Control DevicesA1.03, S3.04, S3.02, S3.06, H2.01
Photon Sails (Solar; Laser)H5.01
Spacecraft Main EngineA1.03, S3.02, H2.02, H2.01, H2.03, H6.04, H10.02
TethersS3.04
Sensors/Transducers
Acoustic/VibrationA1.01, A1.02, A1.07, H10.02, Z6.01
Biological (see also Biological Health/Life Support)S1.06, H4.03, H3.01, H12.02, H12.03, H14.01
Biological Signature (i.e., Signs Of Life)S1.06, H12.02
Chemical/Environmental (see also Biological Health/Life Support)S1.07, S1.06, H4.02, H4.03, H3.01, Z6.01
Contact/MechanicalA1.07, S1.06, H4.02, H4.03, H10.01, H14.01, Z6.01
ElectromagneticA2.01, A1.07, S4.01, S1.05, S1.06, H6.01, H10.01, Z6.01
InertialS4.01, S3.05, S3.08, H4.03, Z6.01
Interferometric (see also Analysis)S3.05, S3.08
Ionizing RadiationS1.05, S1.06, H4.03, H11.01, H12.03, H13.02
Optical/Photonic (see also Photonics)A2.01, A1.03, A1.06, A1.08, S4.01, S1.02, S1.07, S1.06, S3.08, H3.01, H12.02, H9.01
Positioning (Attitude Determination, Location X-Y-Z)A1.08, S4.01, S3.05, S3.08, H4.03, H10.01, Z6.01
Pressure/VacuumS1.06, S3.07, H4.01, H4.02, H4.03, H2.02, Z6.01
RadiometricS4.01, S1.07, S3.05, H7.01, H13.02
Sensor Nodes & Webs (see also Communications, Networking & Signal Transport)A2.01, A1.08, S3.05, H4.03, H7.01, Z6.01
ThermalA2.01, A1.07, S4.01, S1.03, S3.07, H4.03, H2.02, H6.01, H7.01, H12.02, H10.02, H13.02, Z6.01
Software Development
Development EnvironmentsA1.03, S5.01, S5.03, H4.03, H6.04, H6.02, H6.01, H11.01, Z5.01
Operating SystemsA2.01, S3.09, H4.03, H6.04, H6.01, H11.01
Programming LanguagesA1.03, S1.05, H4.03, H6.04, H11.01
Verification/Validation ToolsA2.01, A2.02, A1.01, A1.03, A1.02, A1.07, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, H4.03, H6.04, H6.02, H7.01, H11.01, Z5.01
Spectral Measurement, Imaging & Analysis (including Telescopes)
InfraredA1.03, A1.07, S2.03, S1.03, S1.06, S1.08, S1.01, S3.08, H12.02, H13.02
LongS1.06, H13.02
MicrowaveA1.07, S1.06, H13.02
Multispectral/HyperspectralS1.03, S1.06, H9.02, H13.02
Non-ElectromagneticA1.07, S1.06, H13.02
Terahertz (Sub-millimeter)S1.03, S1.06, H13.02
UltravioletA1.07, S2.03, S2.04, S1.06, S1.08, H13.02
VisibleA1.03, S2.04, S1.03, S1.06, S1.08, S1.01, S3.08
X-rays/Gamma RaysS2.04, S1.06, H11.01, H13.02
Testing & Evaluation
Destructive TestingA2.01, H4.03
Hardware-in-the-Loop TestingA2.01, A1.07, S4.01, H4.01, H4.02, H4.03, H2.02, H6.04, H8.01, H14.01, Z2.01, Z6.01
Lifetime TestingA1.03, H4.01, H4.02, H4.03, Z2.01
Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE; NDT)A2.01, S3.08, H4.03, H2.02, H5.03, H10.02, H14.01, H13.02, Z6.01
Simulation & ModelingA2.01, A1.01, A1.03, A1.06, A1.07, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, S1.05, H4.01, H4.02, H4.03, H2.02, H6.04, H6.01, H8.01, H7.02, H7.01, H5.01, H5.02, H11.01, H10.02, H13.02, Z2.01
Thermal Management & Control
Active SystemsA2.01, A1.03, A1.07, S4.04, S1.09, S3.07, H4.01, H4.02, H4.03, H2.04, H6.04, H8.01, Z2.01
Cryogenic/Fluid SystemsS4.04, S1.09, H4.01, H2.04, H2.01, H6.04, H5.02, H10.02, H10.01, Z2.01
Heat ExchangeA2.01, A1.03, A1.07, S1.09, S3.07, H4.01, H4.02, H2.02, H2.04, H8.01, H10.02, Z2.01
Passive SystemsA1.03, A1.07, S4.04, S1.09, S3.07, H4.01, H4.02, H2.04, H8.01, H7.01, H5.02, H10.02, Z2.01
Vehicle Health Management
Diagnostics/PrognosticsA2.01, A2.02, A1.03, A1.06, A1.07, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, S5.05, S4.04, S4.05, H4.03, H3.01, H6.04, H6.02, H5.03, H10.01, H14.01, H13.02, Z6.01, Z5.01
Recovery (see also Autonomous Systems)A2.01, A2.02, A1.07, A3.03, A3.02, A3.01, S5.05, H4.03, H6.04, H6.02, H6.01, Z6.01, Z5.01