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I2R selected by NOAA Phase I SBIR

EIGS member, Innovative Imaging and Research (I2R), Inc., has been selected by NOAA to perform research and development supporting NOAA’s need for an Accurate Nightlight for Satellite Calibration for Weather and Climate Applications. NOAA Phase I SBIR awards are up to $95,000 and up to a six month period of performance. The purpose of NOAA’s Phase [...]

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Proteus Technologies, LLC wins SBIR Phase I Contract

EIGS member, Proteus Technologies LLC was notified by  NOAA on May 14, 2015 that they had been selected for negotiation of SBIR Phase 1 contracts.  Proteus Technologies, LLC located in Slidell, LA with offices in the Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET) business incubator at the NASA Stennis Space Center has been selected by NOAA to perform [...]

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Geocent wins NASA Phase I SBIR

Geocent, an EIGS small business member headquartered in Metairie, LA, with offices at the NASA Stennis Space Center, was notified April 30th, 2015 of its being awarded a  NASA Phase 1 SBIR contract for research and development of a Cloud-Based Open Data Environment and Flow-based Aggregation Science Tool (CODEFAST). Phase I feasibility studies evaluate the scientific and technical [...]

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Business Technology Event – May 15th

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NASA Invests in Hundreds of U.S. Small Businesses to Enable Future Missions

NASA has selected research and technology proposals from 254 small businesses and 39 research institutions in the United States for grants to develop new technologies that will further NASA's journey to Mars.   The proposals are solicited, vetted and managed through NASA's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Proposals [...]

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Stennis to Celebrate Old Timers’ Day May 15

NASA Stennis Space Center will celebrate its annual Old Timers’ Day on Friday, May 15, beginning at 4 p.m. at the Cypress House pavilion.   Former and current Stennis employees, regardless of their organizational affiliations or length of service, are invited to attend. Each retiree and one guest are invited to attend the reunion at [...]

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SBA Names InnovateHER Business Challenge Finalists

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today announced the finalists in the InnovateHER Business Challenge, a nationwide competition for entrepreneurs to develop products and services to enhance the lives of women and their families. "The incredibly innovative entries we received from all across the country are a testament to [...]

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Stennis Collaborates with Texas A&M, Naval Research Laboratory on First-of-its-Kind App

NASA Stennis Space Center, the Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis, and Texas A&M University at Galveston recently unveiled a first-of-its-kind web app to alert coastal residents of impending landings of bothersome Sargassum seaweed.   The first version of the Sargassum Early Advisory System (SEAS) web app detects Sargassum in the ocean using a satellite, forecasts [...]

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NASA Selects American Small Business and Research Institution Projects for Further Development

  NASA has selected 149 research and technology proposals from American small businesses and research institutions that will enable NASA's future missions into the solar system and beyond while benefiting America's technology-driven economy right here on Earth.   The selected proposals now will enter into negotiations for contract awards as part of Phase II of [...]

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Stennis Space Center Powering Nation’s Space Dreams

Fifty-four years ago, President John F. Kennedy challenged this nation to send humans to the moon and return them safely. In July 1969, the nation met that challenge with an Apollo 11 mission powered by rocket engines and stages tested at NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center in south Mississippi.   Forty-three years ago, President [...]

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