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Company Information:

Company Name:
Vadum
Address:
601 Hutton St
STE 109
Raleigh, NC 27606-6322
Phone:
(919) 880-1283
URL:
EIN:
320118186
DUNS:
148551653
Number of Employees:
18
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,017,546.00 10
SBIR Phase II $3,933,674.00 5

Award List:

Short-Range Detection of Radio Transceivers for Physical Security

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,901.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Aaron Walker, Chief Technology Officer
Abstract:
The ubiquitous nature of personal, wireless communications devices represents a daunting threat to the protection of secure facilities. The ever present push for smaller devices complicates the efforts of physical security organizations to determine if personnel entering a facility have one or more… More

Short-Range Detection of Radio Transceivers for Physical Security

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$725,714.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Aaron Walker, Chief Technology Officer
Abstract:
Identification and Significance of the Problem In the last 20 years, the use of personal, wireless communications devices by society has exploded. Nearly every adult (and many children) in developed and developing countries carries at least one communications device usually in the form of a mobile… More

Efficient Wideband Antenna for JTRS Ground Mobile Radio (GMR) Communications Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$68,851.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Vadum proposes to develop and design an efficient, wideband antenna for use with the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) Ground Mobile Radio (GMR) software defined radio by modifying Vadum''''''''s existing QDS Band 3 design to increase the frequency response from 500 - 2500 MHz to 225 - 2500 MHz.

Multi-shot EOD Disrupter for Robotic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,119.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Jesse Shaver, Scientist – (615) 668-7120
Abstract:
A solicitation has requested a feasibility study on the topic of enhanced capabilities for the SD-IED disrupter tool, used for neutralization of IED"s and other explosive devices. Specifically, the solicitation requests investigation of designs for electrically-initiated semiautomatic disrupter… More

Multi-shot EOD Disrupter for Robotic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,959.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Jesse Shaver, Scientist – (919) 341-8241
Abstract:
The Vadum Multi-shot Robotic EOD Disrupter (MRED) system builds upon the known effectiveness and versatility of the 12-gauge SD-IED disrupter by adding systems to enable remote loading and firing of multiple shots from EOD robotic platforms. Multi-shot capability allows engagement of one or more… More

Solid State High Power C-Band TWTA Replacement

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,912.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Todd Nichols, Principal Engineer – (919) 341-8241
Abstract:
Many currently deployed and in-development weapons and associated systems require copious amounts of RF (radio frequency) power at many different frequency ranges. Simply put, the problem of RF power generation gets more difficult with increasing power level, increasing frequency, increasing… More

Adaptive Compression of Telemetry Data using Application Specific Dictionaries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,935.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Francois Malassenet, Principal Engineer – (919) 341-8241
Abstract:
Vadum proposes to create a novel telemetry data compression/decompression system, SCoCD (Sparse Compression on Complete Dictionaries) with very low latency, very high compression rate, and very low distortion. The system will allow lossless compression, and can be tuned for each type of data stream… More

Feature Based Machine Leaning for Multiple Target Detection and Debris Mitigation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,977.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Eric Fails, Sr. Engineer – (919) 341-8241
Abstract:
In this research effort, Vadum will demonstrate the feasibility of a machine learning approach to address the problem of debris mitigation and improve multiple target discrimination. This algorithm is a very fast, highly accurate multi-class approach based upon the concepts of bagging (bootstrap… More

Integrated Wideband Tactical Power Amplifier

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,980.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Todd Nichols, Principal Engineer – (919) 341-8241
Abstract:
Vadum proposes a feasibility study to define the next generation power amplifier for the Special Operations Forces (SOF) warfighter. This program will deliver extended bandwidth, more complex waveform capability, longer battery life, higher field reliability, and wide compatibility across radio… More

Development of linear/non-linear radar system

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,981.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Aaron Walker, Chief Technology Officer – (919) 341-8241
Abstract:
In this program Vadum will develop a radar system capable of linear and nonlinear detection schemes for electronics detection (E-Det) and a linear Forward Looking Ground Penetrating Radar (FLGPR). The radar designed in this effort will leverage existing Vadum linear and nonlinear radar sensors for… More

Robust Emitter Classification Using A Scanning Receiver

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,966.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Null, Principal Engineer – (919) 341-8241
Abstract:
In this research effort, Vadum will evaluate multiple classification techniques to mitigate the effects of corrupted measurements from the new scanning receivers in the SLQ-32 electronic warfare suite. Vadum will create an Automated Optimization Environment (AOE) to train three advanced… More

Advanced Solid-State C-Band TWT Amplifier

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$530,472.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Todd Nichols, Principle Engineer – (919) 341-8241
Abstract:
The Vadum electronically steered phased array system generates high RF (radio frequency) power at C-band without TWTAs (traveling wave tube amplifiers) and delivers that power to the target without requiring a lossy output combiner. This approach addresses existing TWTA challenges while… More

Integrated GaN T/R MMIC for AESA Radar

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,924.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Todd Nichols, Principal Engineer – (919) 341-8240
Abstract:
Vadum proposes to develop an innovative, highly integrated, power-conserving GaN T/R MMIC for radar applications. We will leverage expertise in high efficiency, high power Gallium Nitride Power Amplifiers, low loss GaN RF switches, Low Noise Amplifiers, GaN Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits,… More

Adaptive Compression of Telemetry Data using Application Specific Dictionaries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$973,215.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Francois Malassenet, Principal Engineer – (919) 341-8241
Abstract:
During Phase I, Vadum developed a novel combination of lossless predictors and compression techniques that successfully increased compression on a government furnished telemetry data stream and demonstrated that even greater compression was achievable on the video stream. In Phase II, Vadum… More

Feature Based Machine Leaning

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$974,314.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Eric Fails, Principal Investigator – (919) 341-8241
Abstract:
The bulk filtering algorithm is designed to suppress or eliminate uninteresting objects from a sensor data stream allowing sensor management systems to focus finite resources more effectively on objects of interest. During Phase II Vadum will carry out a series of demonstrations showing the… More