Tactical Add-On Funding Contract (TACFI)
We are excited to announce that Enduralock has been awarded a $1.8 million Tactical Add-On Funding Increase Contract in conjunction with the United States Air Force and Space Force. For 24 months, we will continue our efforts in the development of our End-Effector for robotic installation of our miniaturized Silver Lock Fastener for in-space assembly and missile applications.
Orbital Prime Phase I STTR Award
We are excited to announce that Enduralock has been awarded an Orbital Prime Phase I STTR for our proposal “Latching and Fastening Mechanism for On-orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing.” Over the next 5 months, we will collaborate with Southwest Research Institute to develop a multi-contact electrical and mechanical connector to assemble satellites on-orbit from modules.
Air Force Direct to Phase II SBIR Award
We are excited to announce that Enduralock has been awarded a United States Air Force SBIR Direct to Phase II contract to qualify Enduralock products as subs on the B-1 long-range bomber, B-2 stealth bomber, and KC-135 aerial refueler. The use of Enduralock technologies will dramatically improve flight line maintenance times for these aircraft.
Air Force Phase II SBIR Award - Mechanically Locking Nut Plate Technology
Air Force Phase II SBIR Award - Fasteners
Air Force Phase I SBIR Award - Magnetically Actuated Nutplate
Air Force Phase I SBIR Award - Fasteners
Enduralock has been awarded an Air Force Phase I SBIR grant for the miniaturization of the Silver Lock Fastener and is now on a Department of Defense contract. The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is highly competitive and encourages small businesses to engage in Federal Research & Development with the potential for commercialization.
AFWERX Announces Enduralock Among Top Teams Selected to Revolutionize the Space Ecosystem
AFWERX, the catalyst for fostering innovation within the U.S. Air Force, announced Enduralock as one of the top 26 participating teams out of 809 total teams selected from across the globe competing in the EngageSpace challenge, working to revolutionize how the space ecosystem works, dismantle the walls between sectors and close the “believability gap” for what’s possible in space.
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We Are A Top 3 Finalist For ADIPEC Awards Oil & Gas Start-Up Company Of The Year
ADIPEC (Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference) is the largest annual Oil & Gas conference in the world, so Enduralock is truly honored to have been selected as one of 3 finalists in their competition. Enduralock has developed the first 2 – 3 inch diameter locking bolt for use in pipelines and refineries to reduce the possibility of oil spillage from fastener loosening due to daily cyclical thermal expansion and contraction of the bolts..
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Inventors Helping Inventors Podcast
Our CEO, Dr. Harold Hess, recently had the opportunity to share his journey as an entrepreneur on this inventor’s podcast.
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AFWERX EngageSpace Virtual Showcase
We are proud to announce that 3 of our submissions were recently selected for AFWERX EngageSpace virtual showcase. Come join us September 29-30!
Aero Fasteners India
We are very pleased to announce that we have signed a Licensing Agreement with Aero Fasteners, a leading fastener manufacturer/supplier to India’s aerospace & defense industries.