NASA JPL SBIR awarded to Phoenix Integration

June 28, 2018


BLACKSBURG VA – June 28, 2018  – Phoenix Integration, developer of the ModelCenter framework for Model Based Engineering (MBE), announced today that it has been awarded a NASA JPL Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project. Under the project, Phoenix Integration will investigate new methodologies to extend its web-enabled Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) Analysis Integration Framework. The project aims to help NASA and other engineering organizations reduce system design time and cost by developing enhanced tools for web-enabled analysis integration, process automation, and collaboration.  Dr Andy Ko will lead the project at Phoenix’s Blacksburg location.

According to Dr. Scott Ragon, Director of Technical Business Development at Phoenix Integration, “This research will benefit ongoing and future NASA projects and initiatives, such as the Mars 2020, Europa Clipper, and Europa Lander missions, TeamX and related collaborative design teams, as well as all future science missions. It will also benefit many other projects adopting MBSE methods, including those at the Department of Defense focused on the design of next generation air, land, and sea-based systems.

About Phoenix Integration

Phoenix Integration’s ModelCenter® is the environment for Model Based Engineering. ModelCenter® is a vendor-neutral software framework for creating and automating multi-tool workflows, optimizing product designs, and enabling Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE). It is used by leading organizations worldwide to reduce development costs, improve engineering efficiency, stimulate innovation, and design more competitive products. Successful applications can be found in multiple industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, electronics, energy, heavy industry, and shipbuilding.

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