SBIR/STTR 2018 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
AerodynamicsZ7.03, A1.04, A1.08, A1.03, A1.06, A1.01, A1.05, A1.09, A2.01
Air Transportation & SafetyZ11.01, A1.07, A1.02, A1.06, A1.09, A3.02, A3.03, A3.01
Avionics (see also Control and Monitoring)A2.01
Analysis
Analytical Instruments (Solid, Liquid, Gas, Plasma, Energy; see also Sensors)Z10.03, S4.05, Z11.01, A1.03, H8.01, H3.01, S1.08, S3.04
Analytical MethodsS4.05, S4.03, S5.03, S5.02, A1.01, A1.05, H8.01, S1.08, S3.04
Astronautics
Aerobraking/AerocaptureZ7.03
Entry, Descent, & Landing (see also Planetary Navigation, Tracking, & Telemetry)S4.03, Z7.03, Z7.01, A1.05
Navigation & GuidanceZ7.01, S1.10, S3.04
Relative Navigation (Interception, Docking, Formation Flying; see also Control & Monitoring; Planetary Navigation, Tracking, & Telemetry)Z7.01, S3.04
Space Transportation & SafetyZ10.03, S5.06
Spacecraft Design, Construction, Testing, & Performance (see also Engineering; Testing & Evaluation)S4.04, H8.01, S3.04
Spacecraft Instrumentation & Astrionics (see also Communications; Control & Monitoring; Information Systems)S4.04, S5.06, A1.03, H8.01, H2.01
Tools/EVA ToolsS4.04
Autonomous Systems
Autonomous Control (see also Control & Monitoring)Z10.03, S2.01, S3.08, Z4.02, H10.02, A2.02, A3.02, A3.03, A3.01, Z8.02, H6.02, H6.03, Z5.02, H6.01, S1.08, S5.05, S3.04
IntelligenceA2.02, H6.03, Z5.01, Z5.02, H6.01, S5.05
Man-Machine InteractionS5.02, A2.02, A3.02, A3.03, A3.01, Z5.01, Z5.03, Z5.02
Perception/VisionA2.02, Z5.01, Z5.03, Z5.02
Recovery (see also Vehicle Health Management)A1.03, A2.02, A3.02, A3.03, H6.02, H6.01, S5.05
Robotics (see also Control & Monitoring; Sensors)S4.04, S3.08, A2.02, A3.02, A3.03, A3.01, H6.03, Z5.03, Z5.02, S4.06, S1.08, S4.02
Biological Health/Life Support
Essential Life Resources (Oxygen, Water, Nutrients)H4.01, H3.02, H3.01, H1.01
Fire ProtectionS4.04
Food (Preservation, Packaging, Preparation)H12.04
Health Monitoring & Sensing (see also Sensors)S4.04, Z11.01, Z4.01, H8.01, H6.01
Isolation/Protection/Radiation Shielding (see also Mechanical Systems)Z10.03, S4.05, Z4.01, H12.01
MedicalH8.01, H12.01
Protective Clothing/Space Suits/Breathing ApparatusS4.04, H4.02, H4.01, H4.03
Remediation/PurificationH12.04, H3.02, H3.01
Waste Storage/TreatmentH3.02, H3.01
Communications, Networking & Signal Transport
Ad-Hoc Networks (see also Sensors)Z8.02
Amplifiers/Repeaters/TranslatorsS4.04, Z8.02, H9.05
AntennasZ8.02, H9.05, S1.02
Architecture/Framework/ProtocolsS5.02, Z8.02, S1.08
Cables/FittingsS4.04
Coding & CompressionH9.01, S1.08
Network IntegrationS5.02, Z8.02
Power Combiners/SplittersS1.02
Routers, SwitchesZ8.02
Transmitters/ReceiversS4.04, Z8.02, H9.05, S1.08, S1.02
Waveguides/Optical Fiber (see also Optics)Z8.02, H9.01, S1.08
Control & Monitoring
Algorithms/Control Software & Systems (see also Autonomous Systems)S4.03, Z11.01, H10.02, A1.01, A2.02, A3.02, H8.01, H6.03, Z5.02, H9.03, S1.08, S3.03, S3.04
Attitude Determination & ControlZ8.02, S1.10, S3.04
Command & ControlS3.08, H10.02, Z8.02, H9.03, S1.08
Condition Monitoring (see also Sensors)H10.02, H6.01, S1.08, H12.03
Process Monitoring & ControlH7.02, Z11.01, H10.02, A1.03, S1.08
Sequencing & SchedulingH9.03
Telemetry/Tracking (Cooperative/Noncooperative; see also Planetary Navigation, Tracking, & Telemetry)S4.03, Z8.02, H9.03, S1.10
TeleoperationS2.01, Z8.02, Z5.02
Education & Training
Mission TrainingS5.02, A1.03, Z5.01, Z5.02
OutreachS5.02, Z5.02
Training Concepts & ArchitecturesS5.02
Electronics
Circuits (including ICs; for specific applications, see e.g., Communications, Networking & Signal Transport; Control & Monitoring, Sensors)S4.04, S3.08, S5.06, Z1.03, Z8.03, H8.01, S1.06, S1.08, S1.02, H12.03, S3.03
Manufacturing MethodsS4.04, H7.03, Z1.03, S1.02
Materials (Insulator, Semiconductor, Substrate)S4.04, Z4.01, A1.07, A1.03, Z1.03, H8.01, S1.05, S1.06, S1.04, S3.03
Energy
ConversionS4.04, A1.07, A1.03, Z1.03, S3.03, S3.01
Distribution/ManagementS4.04, A1.07, A1.06, S3.03
GenerationA1.07, A1.03, Z1.03, Z1.01, H5.01, S3.01
Sources (Renewable, Nonrenewable)A1.07, A1.03, Z1.03, H6.01, H1.01
StorageS4.04, A1.07, S3.03
Engineering
CharacterizationS4.05, S4.04, S5.04, S5.06, H10.01, A1.03, S1.08
Models & Simulations (see also Testing & Evaluation)Z10.03, S4.04, Z7.01, S5.04, S5.06, Z11.01, H10.01, A1.08, A1.03, A1.06, A1.01, H8.01, Z5.02, S3.03
Project ManagementA1.03, S1.08
PrototypingS4.04, A1.03, Z5.02, H4.03, S1.08, S1.02, H5.01
Quality/ReliabilityS4.05, S4.04, H6.02
Software Tools (Analysis, Design)S5.04, S5.06, A1.03, A1.06, A1.05, S1.08
Imaging
3D ImagingZ11.01, A1.03, Z5.02
DisplayZ5.02
Image AnalysisS5.03, S5.06, Z11.01, A1.03, S1.08
Image Capture (Stills/Motion)S4.04, S1.05
Image ProcessingS5.03, S5.06, Z11.01, S1.08
RadiographyZ11.01
Thermal Imaging (see also Testing & Evaluation)S4.04, Z11.01, A1.03, S1.04
Information Systems
Computer System ArchitecturesS5.03, S5.01, S5.06, S5.02, Z8.03, S1.08
Data Acquisition (see also Sensors)Z10.03, Z7.01, S5.03, S5.06, Z11.01, A1.03, H8.01, S1.08
Data FusionS5.03, S5.02
Data Input/Output Devices (Displays, Storage)S5.03, S5.02, S1.08
Data Modeling (see also Testing & Evaluation)S5.04, S5.03, S5.01, S5.06, S5.02, Z11.01
Data ProcessingZ7.01, S5.03, S5.01, S5.06, S5.02, Z11.01, S1.08
Knowledge ManagementS5.06, S5.02, A3.03
Logistics
Inventory Management/WarehousingZ5.01
Material Handing & PackagingS4.05
Manufacturing
In Situ ManufacturingH7.02, H7.03, H7.01, Z11.01, H2.01
Microfabrication (and smaller; see also Electronics; Mechanical Systems; Photonics)H7.02, H7.03
Processing MethodsZ10.03, H7.02, H7.03, H7.01, Z3.01, Z1.03, H1.01, H2.01
Resource ExtractionH1.01, H2.01
Materials & Compositions
AerogelsZ4.01
CeramicsZ10.03, S4.04, H5.02, Z11.01, Z4.01, H10.01
Coatings/Surface TreatmentsZ10.03, S4.05, H5.02, Z4.01, H10.01, A1.09, H8.01, H4.02
CompositesZ10.03, S4.04, S4.03, H5.02, Z7.01, Z11.01, Z4.01, H10.01, Z1.03, S3.03
FluidsS4.05, S4.03, H10.01, A1.03
Joining (Adhesion, Welding)Z10.03, Z1.03
MetallicsZ10.03, S4.03, H5.02, Z3.01, Z11.01, Z4.01, H10.01, A1.03
MineralsH3.01, H2.01
NanomaterialsZ3.01, Z11.01, Z4.01, A1.07, A1.03, H3.01, S3.03
NonspecifiedH7.01, A1.07
Organics/Biomaterials/HybridsZ4.01, A1.03, H3.01, H2.01
PolymersS2.01, S4.04, H7.01, Z4.01, A1.09
Smart/Multifunctional MaterialsH7.01, Z4.01, H8.01
TextilesZ7.03, Z4.01
Mechanical Systems
Actuators & MotorsS2.01, S2.03, S4.04, Z4.01, H10.01, A1.03, A1.06, A1.01, A2.01, Z5.03, Z5.02, H5.01
DeploymentS2.01, S2.03, S2.02, Z4.02, Z5.02, S4.06, S1.02, H5.01
Exciters/IgnitersS4.04, H10.01, A1.03
Fasteners/DecouplersZ4.02
Isolation/Protection/Shielding (Acoustic, Ballistic, Dust, Radiation, Thermal)Z10.03, Z4.01, H10.01, A1.04, A1.03, S4.06, S1.08, S3.03
Machines/Mechanical SubsystemsS2.02, Z4.02, A1.06, Z1.03, Z5.02, S4.06, S1.08, H5.01
Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) and smallerZ4.01, Z5.03
Pressure & Vacuum SystemsH10.01, Z1.03, S1.08
StructuresS2.01, S2.03, S2.02, S4.04, H5.02, Z4.01, Z4.02, H10.01, A1.03, A1.01, H5.01
TribologyS4.04
Vehicles (see also Autonomous Systems)S4.03, H10.01, A1.06, A3.01, Z5.02
Microgravity
Biophysical UtilizationH8.01
Optics
Adaptive OpticsS2.01, S2.03, H9.01
Fiber (see also Communications, Networking & Signal Transport; Photonics)Z7.01, Z4.01, A1.03, H8.01, H9.01
FilteringS2.04, A1.03, H9.01
GratingsS2.04, Z4.01, H9.01
LensesS2.01, S2.04, Z4.01, H9.01
MirrorsS2.01, S2.04, S2.03, Z4.01, H9.01, S1.10
Telescope ArraysS2.01, S2.04, S2.03, H9.01
Photonics
Detectors (see also Sensors)S4.04, Z7.01, S5.06, Z11.01, Z4.01, A1.03, H8.01, H9.05, S1.05, S1.01, S1.04, S1.08
EmittersS1.04, S1.08
Lasers (Communication)S4.04, H9.01
Lasers (Guidance & Tracking)S1.01
Lasers (Ladar/Lidar)S1.01
Lasers (Measuring/Sensing)A1.03, S1.10, S1.01, S1.08
Materials & Structures (including Optoelectronics)Z4.01, H8.01, S1.04
Planetary Navigation, Tracking, & Telemetry
Entry, Descent, & Landing (see also Astronautics)Z7.01, S5.06
GPS/Radiometric (see also Sensors)S3.04
Inertial (see also Sensors)S1.10, S3.04
OpticalZ7.01, Z4.01, S1.01, S3.04
Ranging/TrackingZ7.01, H9.01, S1.10, S1.02, S3.04
Telemetry (see also Control & Monitoring)Z5.02
Propulsion
Atmospheric PropulsionA1.04, A1.02, A1.06, Z9.01
Fuels/PropellantsZ10.01, Z10.03, S4.03, H10.01, A1.03
Launch Engine/BoosterH10.01, Z9.01
Maneuvering/Stationkeeping/Attitude Control DevicesZ10.02, Z8.01
Photon Sails (Solar; Laser)Z10.02
Spacecraft Main EngineZ10.02, Z10.03, S4.03, H10.01, Z8.01
Surface PropulsionS4.03, Z5.02
TethersZ4.01, Z5.02
Sensors/Transducers
Acoustic/VibrationZ11.01, H10.01, A1.03, A1.01, S1.07, S1.11
Biological (see also Biological Health/Life Support)A1.03, H8.01
Biological Signature (i.e., Signs Of Life)S1.07, S1.11
Chemical/Environmental (see also Biological Health/Life Support)Z5.03, H3.01, H2.01, S1.07, S1.08, S1.11
Contact/MechanicalS4.05, Z5.03
ElectromagneticS5.06, S1.09, S1.06, S1.07, S1.03, S1.11
InertialZ7.01, A2.01, H12.03
Interferometric (see also Analysis)S1.02
Ionizing RadiationS4.05, S4.04, S5.06, Z11.01, Z4.01, Z1.03, S1.06
Optical/Photonic (see also Photonics)S4.04, Z7.01, S5.06, Z11.01, Z4.01, H8.01, H9.01, S1.05, S1.01, S1.09, S1.03, S1.08, S1.11
Positioning (Attitude Determination, Location X-Y-Z)S4.04, Z7.01, S5.06, Z5.03, S1.10, S3.04
Pressure/VacuumS4.04, Z7.01, S1.07
RadiometricS1.07, S1.03, S1.02, S1.11, S3.04
Sensor Nodes & Webs (see also Communications, Networking & Signal Transport)S4.04, S5.06, S1.06, S1.02
ThermalZ10.03, S4.05, Z7.01, Z11.01, A1.03, S1.04
Software Development
Development EnvironmentsS5.03, S5.01, A1.03, Z5.02
Operating SystemsS5.06, A1.03, Z5.02
Programming LanguagesS5.03, A1.03, Z5.02, S1.08
Verification/Validation ToolsS5.04, S5.03, S5.06, A1.01, A3.02, A3.03, A3.01, Z5.02, S1.08
Spectral Measurement, Imaging & Analysis (including Telescopes)
InfraredS2.04, S4.04, Z7.01, Z11.01, Z4.01, A1.03, S1.09, S1.07, S1.04, S1.08, S1.11
LongS4.04, S1.07, S1.03, S1.04, S1.11
MicrowaveZ11.01, S1.07, S1.03, S1.02, S1.11
Multispectral/HyperspectralZ11.01, S1.05, S1.07, S1.03, S1.04, S1.08, S1.11
Non-ElectromagneticZ11.01, Z4.01, S1.07, S1.11
RadioS1.07, S1.03, S1.02, S1.11
Terahertz (Sub-millimeter)S4.04, Z11.01, S1.09, S1.07, S1.04, S1.02, S1.11
UltravioletZ7.01, S5.06, Z11.01, Z4.01, S1.05, S1.09, S1.07, S1.08, S1.11
VisibleS2.04, S4.04, Z7.01, S5.06, Z4.01, A1.03, S1.09, S1.07, S1.08, S1.11
X-rays/Gamma RaysS2.04, S5.06, Z11.01, Z4.01, S1.05, S1.09, S1.07, S1.11
Testing & Evaluation
Destructive TestingS4.05
Hardware-in-the-Loop TestingH8.01, Z5.02, H5.01
Lifetime TestingH10.01, S1.06
Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE; NDT)S4.05, Z11.01, H10.01
Simulation & ModelingS4.05, Z7.01, S5.04, S5.01, S5.06, Z11.01, Z4.01, H10.01, H10.02, A1.08, A1.03, A1.01, A3.02, A3.03, A3.01, Z5.02, S1.06, H5.01
Thermal Management & Control
Active SystemsZ10.03, S4.04, Z4.01, Z2.01, A1.03, Z5.02, S1.09
Cryogenic/Fluid SystemsZ10.01, Z10.03, H10.01, H10.02, H1.01, S1.09
Heat ExchangeZ10.03, Z2.01, A1.03, Z1.03, H3.02
Passive SystemsZ10.03, S4.04, H5.02, Z4.01, A1.03, S1.06
Vehicle Health Management
Diagnostics/PrognosticsS4.05, S4.04, S5.06, Z11.01, A1.03, H8.01, Z5.02, H6.01, S5.05
Recovery (see also Autonomous Systems)H6.02, Z5.02, H6.01, S5.05