Tech Tidbits From Around New Hampshire

York IE adds teams feature to Fuel platform, Orion unveils new occupancy sensor … and more

Innovation And Science ConceptThe U.S. Small Business Administration will host the virtual 2021 National SBIR Week for small business innovators July 19-23. The event is designed to connect entrepreneurs working on advanced technology to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

“The $4 billion in federal non-dilutive funding offered through SBA’s SBIR/STTR programs is often a critical milestone in moving an entrepreneur’s research idea from concept to commercial product/services. This national conference will enable entrepreneurs across the country to engage virtually with the federal program managers that oversee more than 7,000 awards annually,” said John Williams, Director of Innovation and Technology.

Small technology firms, innovators, scientists, or researchers seeking more information, including the event schedule and participating agencies, can fine more information here.

York IE, a Manchester-based strategic growth and investment firm, has launched the teams feature of its Fuel market and competitive intelligence platform. The new feature allows startup employees to work collaboratively in researching companies and markets and then share their findings with their colleagues, the company said. Because Fuel provides data and insights, the idea is that the teams feature will ensure all involved are working toward the same goal and staying up-to-date on the latest industry insights and information, it added.

Eagle Biosciences Inc., a Nashua-based distributor of assay kits and antibodies, has announced an agreement with Genetic Analysis AS, a Norwegian molecular diagnostics company, to distribute the patented GA-map Dysbiosis Test, which detects and characterizes imbalance in the gut microbiota in human fecal samples. Additionally, Genetic Analysis has developed a fecal Covid-19 test that is performed on the same GA-map platform and can be used in the analysis of an individual’s COVID-19 status.

Orion Entrance Control, Laconia, has unveiled Orion Constellation, an occupancy sensor to monitor private areas, such as conference rooms, bathrooms and sensitive intellectual property areas.

The system, uses radar that can detection micromovement, such as heart rate and breathing. Orion said Constellation provides data analytics in real time and historical statistics for companies to make data-driven decisions.

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. has entered into a collaboration agreement with Rochester-based Albany International Corp. to deliver technical and industrialized solutions to support hypersonic program developments. Spirit’s ultra-high temperature composites and structures capabilities along with Albany’s experience of producing high volumes of 3D woven, near-net shape will be helpful to design, develop, and manufacture a wide range of scalable, highly adaptable thermal protection systems for hypersonic missions, the companies said.

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