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Atlas Power Generation Inc.
Grid Scale Energy Storage with Ultracapacitors and Deflection Conversion Technology
Atlas Power Generation is an energy storage technology company based in Vancouver BC, Canada. Our solution is Ultracapacitors, specifically Double layer Electrolytic Capacitors (DLEC’s) for grid- scale storage. This innovative proprietary electrostatic charging technology, called Deflection Conversion, sets the industry standard for charging efficiency. Our design is exploitable for grid scale applications due to the use of specific material’s cost and energy density. Our proprietary energy storage solution is a superior product for grid-scale applications as it provides a longer life expectancy than alternative energy storage technologies, industry setting round-trip efficiency, and a highly flexible high rate for charging and discharging.
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Exodus Space Corporation Inc.
AstroClipper - Transforming Access to Space
Exodus Space Corporation believes fully reusable and efficient, AI-driven horizontal takeoff and landing spaceplanes will define future space transportation. Our goal is to transform how we access space through the use of our patented designs in multipurpose launch vehicles. We are developing an innovative Horizontal Takeoff/Horizontal Landing (HTHL) Two-Stage-To-Orbit (TSTO) spaceplane design with the potential to finally provide launch service capabilities for the private and public sectors of space. Our launch vehicles will be fully reusable, takeoff and land horizontally, operate from spaceports around the world, and support diverse missions while offering frequent and routine launches.
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Klepsydra Robotics GmbH
High Performance Edge Data Processing Software Toolkit for Autonomous Embedded Systems
As embedded autonomous applications become more complex, they require more sensors to perform missions. New sensors in the market produce better quality data at higher rates. Therefore, near-future robots, UAVs and spacecrafts will be equipped with a large number of sensors that will produce data at rates not seen before. At Klepsydra, we have developed a novel, high-performance edge data processing software toolkit. Based on cutting-edge software engineering and financial trading techniques, our product has been proven in aerospace and robotics applications capable of substantially faster data processing rates than other available products.
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Ion Power Group LLC
A Better Way for NASA to Produce Electricity on Earth, Mars, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Titan, Triton and Pluto
Ion Power Group announces a nanotechnology breakthrough to provide a better way for NASA to produce electricity on Earth and missions to Mars, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Titan, Triton and Pluto. Ion Harvesting Technology uses patented carbon nanomaterial to extract clean electricity from ions native to planets and moons possessing an atmosphere. Benefits are anticipated to also include NASA drones, rovers, launch pads and communication balloons. This renewable, clean power-tech is patented in 33 countries, has the key benefit of not being dependent on solar, wind, nuclear, fossil fuels or other standard technologies and is expected to be at the lowest end of the cost spectrum.
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Nu Promethean Technologies Inc.
Nu Promethean Technologies (NPT) uses graphene to revolutionize the way we interact with energy. These properties are the key to unlocking new potentials in the areas of energy harvesting, batteries and electrical-capacitors, computer-circuitry and radiation-shielding. Imagine a CPU chip that uses less power, operates 50x faster and is 1/10th the size of current CPUs. Nu Promethean’s process unlocks the potential for these ideas to become a reality by enabling the creation of items in a manner that is economical, expedient and environmentally friendly.
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Oxford Space Systems
Novel ‘Pre-Shaped’ Deployable Parabolic Reflectors
Oxford Space Systems has developed a novel deployable membrane surface designed to give rise to a new generation of light-weight deployable antennas for the space environment. The proprietary material, combined with origami engineering techniques, produces a pre-shaped, high stowage efficiency parabolic ‘dish’ antenna. The material is surprisingly self-supporting, meaning that the complexity and mass of typical rib backing structures can be reduced to improve mass, cost, and stowed footprint. Initial RF testing to Ka-Band shows excellent results. The technology is highly scalable from sub 1m to more than 8m in diameter. A 2.7m variant is due for launch in Q2, 2020.
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Physia Smart Garment
We provide Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) enabled smart garments that identify risks of cardiovascular and respiratory failures and abnormal heart rhythms in elderly patients as well as monitoring diabetes and thyroid disease. The garments accompany our PhysiaView software platform, which is designed to integrate with third-party platforms such as EPIC, primarily used by hospitals so that staff can have 24-hour access to monitor users’ vitals and location from anywhere in the facility.
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Stress Engineering Services Inc.
Semi-Autonomous Robotic Surgery for Remote Environments
We have developed a software technology that allows surgeons to train a robot to semi- autonomously perform surgical procedures using long short-term memory recurrent neural networks. The capability has been demonstrated by performing a temporal bone mastoidectomy for cochlear implants on a cadaveric specimen. The technology promises to have a profound impact on the availability of surgical procedures in remote and underserved populations. It also provides a potentially life-saving capability for long-range space exploration missions.
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Piston Combined Propellant/Pressurant Vessel
Steelhead Composites has designed a novel composite vessel with a lightweight piston in a thin‐ walled sleeve to house both pressurant and propellant for a lightweight, low cost, safe and simple rocket propellant solution. We have demonstrated a lightweight piston propellant system. The piston sleeve could be made of any material, thus removing concerns about material compatibility. Since the sleeve is merely a barrier, it could be made with very thin walls. The pressurant is housed in a high‐pressure external chamber isolated from any propellant, but structural to the propellant chamber.
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