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EXTENDABLE STAIR RAIL SYSTEM FOR MAXIMIZING THE MOBILITY OF OLDER PEOPLE IN THE…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
7832
Program Year/Program:
1989 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
7832
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Berner Associates
2525 Nevada Avenue Suite 302 Golden Valley, MN 55427
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1989
Title: EXTENDABLE STAIR RAIL SYSTEM FOR MAXIMIZING THE MOBILITY OF OLDER PEOPLE IN THE HOME
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $99,450.00
 

Abstract:

THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO COMPLETE DEVELOPMENT OF A REASONABLY PRICED, EXTENDABLE STAIR RAIL TO FACILITATE MOVEMENT OF OLDER PEOPLE AROUND THE HOME, PROVIDE SECURE STABLE SUPPORT FOR MOVEMENT ON STAIRS, AND MINIMIZE FALLS DOWN STAIRWAYS AND THE POSSIBLE DAMAGE WHEN FALLS DO OCCUR PHASE I WILL INCLUDE PRELIMINARY MARKET RESEARCH. THE SEVERITY OF THE PROBLEM WILL BE IDENTIFIED THROUGH STATISTICS, VARIOUS AUTHORITIES, AND INTERVIEWS OF ACCIDENT VICTIMS. PROMISING PROTOTYPES WILL BE FABRICATED, AND A PRELIMINARY BUSINESS PLAN TO MARKET, AND MANUFACTURE THE SYSTEM WILL BE ESTABLISHED. IN PHASE II, IT IS INTENDED TO PROCEED WITH COMPLETION OF THE DESIGN AND CONCURRENTLY ORGANIZE A MARKET RESEARCH PROGRAM.

Principal Investigator:

John M Berner
6125423118

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Berner Associates
2525 Nevada Avenue Suite 302 Golden Valley, MN 55427

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No