Mikros Systems Corp. won $750,000 award for SBIR Phase II MicroBuoy

PRINCETON, N.J., 6 Aug. 2010. Mikros Systems Corp. won a $750,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 2 contract from the Naval Sea Systems Command for development of a "Wave Energy MicroBuoy" to be used as an at-sea platform for a communications relay or network gateway. Ocean Power Technologies Inc. (OPT), a current Mikros Partner, has been a key team member in the pursuit of the contract and will be a major subcontractor.

Aug 6th, 2010

Posted by Courtney E. Howard

PRINCETON, N.J., 6 Aug. 2010. Mikros Systems Corp. won a $750,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 2 contract from the Naval Sea Systems Command for development of a "Wave Energy MicroBuoy" to be used as an at-sea platform for a communications relay or network gateway. Ocean Power Technologies Inc. (OPT), a current Mikros Partner, has been a key team member in the pursuit of the contract and will be a major subcontractor.

Mikros and OPT will collaborate in the design and development of a miniaturized, self-powered ocean buoy which can be deployed at sea for extended periods to support various on-board payload packages, such as network communications nodes. The main objective of the SBIR Phase II Program is the development and testing of a prototype MicroBuoy and demonstration of a persistent power level specified for the Navy system.

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