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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release October 22, 1993
                         EARLY AWARD SELECTIONS
                         TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

(Federal share of each project to be negotiated)


Environment: Gamma Ray Imaging System for Nuclear Environment Monitor - $1.8M

AIL Systems, Inc. Deer Park NY 11729 Consolidated Edison Co. of New York Buchanan NY 10511 Industrial Quality, Inc. Gaithersburg MD 20877 PMX Inc. Northport NY 11768

Electrical Equipment/Superconductors: Commercialization

       Demonstration of Mid-Sized Superconducting Magnetic Energy
      Storage Technology for Electric Utility Applications - $5.4M

Babcock & Wilcox Lynchburg VA 24505 Virginia State University Petersburg VA 23806 Anchorage Municipal Light & Power Anchorage AK 99501 DOE/Argonne National Laboratory Argonne IL 60439 Norfolk State University Norfolk VA 23504 St. Paul's College Lawrenceville VA 23868 DOE/Superconducting Super Collider
Laboratory Dallas TX 75237
University of Alaska, Fairbank Fairbanks AK 99775

        Shipbuilding Infrastructure:
      Commerical Shipbuilding Focused Development Project - $13.9M

Bath Iron Works Corporation Bath ME 04530 Great American Lines, Inc. Roseland NJ 07068 Ameican Automar, Inc. Washington,DC 20007 Kvaerner Masa Marine, Inc. Vancouver, B.C. CD Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Tokyo JP

Information/Infrastructure Electronics Design & Mfg: Developing Speech Recognition for Future DSPs in Handheld Computers - $7M

Dragon Systems, Inc. Newton MA 02160 Analog Devices, Inc. Norwood MA 02062

Electronics Design & Mfg.: The MCM Consortium - The Path to a Globally Competitive MCM Industry in the U.S. - $40M

GM Hughes Electronics Newport Beach CA 92658 DOE/Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque NM 87185

nChip     San Jose  CA 95132  
Polycon     Tempe   AZ 85282  
Texas Instruments   Dallas   TX 72565 
IBM     Hopewell Junc.  NY 12533 

Micromodule Systems Cupertino CA 95014 Motorola Chandler AZ 85248

Mechanical Design & Manuf.: Just-In-Time Maintenance - $1.4M

Grumman Data Systems Corporation Bethpage NY 11714 Long Island Lighting Company Hicksville NY 11801 Texas A&M University Coll. Station TX 77843

Health Care:
Pyrotechnic Actuated Vehicle Rescue Equipment - $1.6M

Hi-Shear Technology Corporation Torrance CA 90505 City of Torrance Fire Department Torrance CA 90501

Aeronautical: Dual-Use Sensor Technology for Air Transportation System Capacity and Safety - $16.2M

Martin Marietta Government Moorestown NJ 08057

Electronic System
Air Force/Rome Laboratory Griffiss AFB NY 13441 M/A-COM Lowell MA 01853
General Electric Company Schenectady NY 12301 National Center for Atmospheric
Research Boulder CO 80307
Engineering Systems Design &
Analysis Company Reston VA 22090

Vehicle: Computer-Aided Earth Moving with DP-GPS - $17.7M

Magnavox Electronic Systems Company Torrance CA 90503 Spectra-Physics Laserplane, Inc. Dayton OH 45424 Caterpillar, Inc. Peoria IL 61629
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg MS 39180

Health Care: Surgical Simulation for Limb Trauma Management - $1.22M

MusculoGraphics Inc. Evanston IL 60201 Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Chicago IL 60611 Medical Media Systems, Inc. Hanover NH 03755 Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Lebanon NH 03756

       Advanced Battery:  Advanced Power Conversion
     Based on the Aerocapacitor - $1.9M

Power-One Inc. Camarillo CA 93012
DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Labs Livermore CA 94551 Polystor Corporation San Jose CA 95129 Rockwell International Thousand Oaks CA 91358 Aerojet Rancho Cordova CA 95741
California Trade & Commerce Agency Pasadena CA 91105

Health Care:
A System for Noninvasive Arterial Blood Gas Measurement - $2.8M

Rio Grande Medical Technologies, Inc. Albuquerque NM 87131 DOE/Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque NM 87185 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131 Summit World Trade Corporation Hudson OH 44236

Materials/Structures Manufacturing: Advanced Composites for Bridge Infrastructure Renewal - $21M

University of California, San Diego La Jolla CA 92093 Hercules, Inc. Magna UT 84044
University of Delaware Newark DE 19716 Amoco Performance Products, Inc. Alpharetta GA 30202 J. Muller International, Inc. San Diego CA 92123 Trans-Science Corporation La Jolla CA 92037

Shipbuilding Industrial Infrastructure: Demonstration & Spin-Off

of the Integral Motor/Propeller Propulsion System - $9.8M

Westinghouse Electric Corporation Cheswick PA 15024 Pennsylvania State University State College PA 16804 Edison Chouest Offshore,Inc. Galliano LA 70354 Ben Franklin Technology Center Pittsburgh PA 15213

of Western Pennsylvania
Navy/David Taylor Model Basin Bethesda MD 20084

     Mechanical Design & Manufacturing: 
     Precision Laser Machining - $33.8M

TRW Space & Electronics Group Redondo Beach CA 90278 Chrysler Corporation Madison Hts. MI 48071 Belforte Associates Sturbridge MA 01566 Boeing Company Kent WA 98032
Caterpillar, Inc. Mossville IL 61552 Cummins Engine Company, Inc. Columbus IN 47202 Edison Welding Institute Columbus OH 43212 Fibertek, Inc. Herndon VA 22070
Ford Motor Company Livonia MI 48150 General Electric CRD Schenectady NY 12301 General Electric Aircraft Engines Cincinnati OH 45215 General Motors Technical Center Warren MI 48090 Hughes Malibu CA 90265
University of Illinois Urbana IL 61801 Newport News Shipbuilding Newport News VA 23607 Northrop Corporation Hawthorne CA 90251 Pennsylvania State University State College PA 16804 Process Equipment Company Tipp City OH 45371 Science Research Laboratory, Inc. Somerville MA 02143 SDL San Jose CA 95134
TRW VSSI Mesa AZ 85205
United Technologies Corp. East Hartfrod CT 06108 Utilase Systems, Inc. Detroit MI 48205 Frank DiPietro W. Bloomfield MI 48323 Stanford University Palo Alto CA 94305