• Thomas Day

Department of Transportation SBIR

Got word this morning that the Department of Transportation will open their SBIR solicitations next Tuesday, February 19. Link to more information here. The solicitation will close on April 22. DOT will host a webinar for interested applicants on February 27 at 12:30 p.m. Central time.

No details of the solicitation have been made available. However, DOT let us know via email that the topics may include:

* Vehicle Communication via Induction Paint

* Innovative, Low-Cost Methods for Concrete Bridge Deck Assessment

* Secure Motor Carrier Safety Data Information Exchange Using Blockchain

* Portable Stiffness/Elastic Modulus Measurement System

* Wireless Pore Water Pressure Sensor

* Automated Detection of Broken Spike Fasteners in Wood Tie Railroad

* In-Vehicle Highway Rail Grade Crossing Alert System

* Improved Condition Monitoring of Traction Motors

* Automated, Drone-Based Grade Crossing Inspection

* Cost Allocation Technology for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

* Automated Driving Systems (ADS) Test Data Interface

* Inline-Inspection (ILI) Tool for Detecting Coating Defects/Disbondment of Coating

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