The U.S. Army is seeking to
design, model, and prototype a near autonomous modular robotic combat casualty extraction system that can be readily implemented on any JAUS compliant military unmanned vehicle mobility system to pick up and extract wounded or otherwise injured personnel with minimal intervention by medic or other first responders operators within the varied array of operational environments of modern battlefields...
... MedTech-IQ member Craig Carignan is one of the topic authors, which is being competed under the
Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR
) program, topic # A10a-T028 (Army).
... STTR proposals require the participation of a small business in partnership with a research institution. The STTR Program
provides up to $850,000 i
R&D funding directly to small companies working cooperatively with researchers at universities and other research institutions...
... Details on the STTR program, and this topic, ect. can be found at: http://www.dodsbir.net/sitis/display_topic.asp?Bookmark=38345
Other useful MedTech-IQ resources include: New SBIR/STTR Partnership & Topic Database Available