Thursday, April 4, 2013

NASA picks 295 proposals

NASA selected 295 research and technology proposals from 216 American small businesses for negotiations that may lead to contract awards worth a combined $38.7 million. The proposals are part of NASA's Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program. Nine proposals involve technology being developed for the Office of the Chief Technologist at NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center, Miss., including nanocomposite protective coatings for nuclear thermal propulsion systems; advanced prognostic tools; power-generating coverings and casings and more. For a list of selected companies, click here. (Source: NASA, 04/04/13)