USA flag logo/image

An Official Website of the United States Government

Company Information:

Company Name: BIOMEDWARE
City: ANN ARBOR
State: MI
Zip+4: 48104-1300
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,391,510.00 22
SBIR Phase II $7,963,592.00 11

Award List:

Disease Cluster Tests for Uncertain Health Event Data

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey Jacquez
Award Amount: $99,307.00

Disease Cluster Tests for Uncertain Health Event Data

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey Jacquez
Award Amount: $356,922.00
Abstract:
We will develop software can cluster statistics appropriate when the exact space-time location of tknown. Health professionals are investigating an increasing number of possible disease clusters, andimportant role in cluster description and analysis. Existing cluster statistics assume precise… More

SOFTWARE FOR GEOGRAPHIC BOUNDARY ANALYSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jacquez, geoffrey m
Award Amount: $99,825.00
Abstract:
This SBIR project will develop software for geographic boundary analysis that will aid considerably in the evaluation of spatial relationships between oncogenes, the environment, and cancer. Geographic bounderies are defined as the edges of homogeneous areas or as zones of rapid change in a… More

SOFTWARE FOR GEOGRAPHIC BOUNDARY ANALYSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jacquez, geoffrey m
Award Amount: $749,261.00
Abstract:
This SBIR project will develop software for geographic boundary analysis that will aid considerably in the evaluation of spatial relationships between oncogenes, the environment, and cancer. Geographic bounderies are defined as the edges of homogeneous areas or as zones of rapid change in a… More

GIS-TFC: A GIS FOUNDATION CLASS LIBRARY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey M. Jacquez
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Not Available Kionix proposes a Phase I program to study the feasibility of using thick film microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) to create an integrated, scalable, tunable electronic filter. MEMS has been used previously to fabricate variable capacitors. Novel metal deposition processes have been… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey M. Jacquez
Award Amount: $102,620.00

STroodle: A GIS Foundation Class Library

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey M. Jacquez
Award Amount: $0.00

STroodle: A GIS Foundation Class Library

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey M. Jacquez
Award Amount: $380,547.00

MODEL TRANSITION SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey M. Jacquez
Award Amount: $108,682.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION: This project will develop software tools for assessing the impacts of model assumptions on decisions regarding the analysis, surveillance, and control of infectious diseases. Most analyses consider sensitivity only to changes in a model's parameter values, and… More

NetSurv: Monitoring Tools for Disease Surveillance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Leah Estberg
Award Amount: $157,597.00
Abstract:
The objective of this project is to provide disease trend monitoring software tools that maintain direct access to surveillance data sources and support prompt analysis and public health actions. Specific goals in terms of what the proposed system will achieve for a public health department: *… More

Simulation Algorithms for Spatial Pattern Recognition

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey M. Jacquez
Award Amount: $170,490.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A new generation of satellites is imaging the earth's surface with unprecedented spatial and spectral resolution. With the ability to identify local features related to environmental exposures, this high-resolution imagery is gong to… More

Model Transition Sensitivity Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey M. Jacquez
Award Amount: $748,126.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION: This project will develop software for assessing the impacts of model assumptions on decisions regarding the analysis, surveillance, and control of infectious diseases. Most analyses consider sensitivity only to changes in a model's parameter values, and ignore how assumptions of model… More

MicroSeer, Analysis software for microscopy imagery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Dunrie A. Greiling
Award Amount: $177,261.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project will create new pattern recognition software to improve the analysis and interpretation of in vivo biomedical imagery. Currently, researchers can get remarkably detailed images of living cells and their constituent proteins using molecular genetic… More

Model Transition Sensitivity Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey M. Jacquez
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION: This project will develop software for assessing the impacts of model assumptions on decisions regarding the analysis, surveillance, and control of infectious diseases. Most analyses consider sensitivity only to changes in a model's parameter values, and ignore how assumptions of model… More

Geostatistical software for detection of cancer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Pierre E. Goovaerts
Award Amount: $99,911.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall objective of this project is to develop the first GIS-based software to offer tools that are specifically designed for the space-time analysis and detection of cancer disparities, providing: description of spatial patterns of cancer incidence and… More

Geostatistical software for detection of cancer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Pierre E. Goovaerts
Award Amount: $99,911.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall objective of this project is to develop the first GIS-based software to offer tools that are specifically designed for the space-time analysis and detection of cancer disparities, providing: description of spatial patterns of cancer incidence and… More

Geostatistical software for health and exposure analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Pierre E. Goovaerts
Award Amount: $99,871.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall objective of this project is to develop the first geostatistical software to offer tools that are specifically designed for the analysis of health data (e.g., cancer rates), providing: description of spatial patterns of disease and identification of… More

Simulation Algorithms for Spatial Pattern Recognition

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Pierre E. Goovaerts
Award Amount: $998,550.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR project is developing methods and software for the specification, construction and simulation of neutral spatial models, and for applying these neutral models within the framework of probabilistic pattern recognition. Results will allow… More

Geostatistical software for health and exposure analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Pierre E. Goovaerts
Award Amount: $744,992.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR project is developing the first geostatistical software to offer tools that are specifically designed for the analysis of health data (e.g. cancer rates), providing: description of spatial patterns of disease and identification of scales of variability,… More

Cancer Clustering for Residential Histories

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey M. Jacquez
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project will develop a new approach for evaluating clustering in case-control data that accounts for residential histories. At present, few if any methods exist for modeling and analyzing residential histories using data from epidemiologic case-control… More

Geostatistical software for the space-time analysis of health disparities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Pierre E. Goovaerts
Award Amount: $749,929.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR project is developing the first geostatistical software to offer tools that are specifically designed for the analysis of health disparities, providing: descriptions of spatial patterns of cancer mortality rates and identification of scales of… More

Cancer Cluster Morphology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey M. Jacquez
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR Phase I project will develop methods, software and instructional materials for the accurate detection and description of cancer clusters and hotspots. Present state-of-the-art often relies on methods that were defined over a decade ago, do not… More

Space-Time Technology for Reconstructing Exposure in Cancer Epidemiology Studies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey M. Jacquez
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Space-Time Technology for Reconstructing Exposure in Cancer Epidemiology Studies. The overall objective of this project is to develop the first software tools for exposure reconstruction using space-time datasets. Despi te the increased use of Geographic… More

Geostatistical software for the analysis of individual-level epidemiologic data

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Pierre E. Goovaerts
Award Amount: $99,837.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall objective of this project is to develop the first GIS-based software to offer tools that are specifically designed for the geostatistical analysis of both aggregated and individual-level health data, providi ng: description of spatial patterns of… More

AUTOMATED PATTERN RECOGNITION IN SATELLITE IMAGERY SBIR TOPC 234

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Meliker Jaymie
Award Amount: $149,321.00

Cancer Clustering for Residential Histories

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey M. Jacquez
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Cancer Clustering for Residential Histories Abstract: This project will develop a new, comprehensive approach for evaluating clustering in case-control data that accounts for residential histories, risk factors, covaria tes and cancer induction and latency… More

Cancer Cluster Morphology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey M. Jacquez
Award Amount: $749,996.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project will develop a new, meta-analytic approach for evaluating cancer clusters of flexible shape called Cluster Morphology Analysis (CMA). To date, two of the major deficiencies of geographic studies of cancer a re that they often assume clusters have a… More

Geostatistical software for the boundary analysis of cancer maps

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Pierre E. Goovaerts
Award Amount: $99,979.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall objective of this project is to develop the first GIS-based software to offer tools that are specifically designed for the boundary analysis of aggregated health data, providing: geostatistical modeling of t he uncertainty attached to the spatial… More

Case-only Cancer Clustering for Mobile Populations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey M. Jacquez
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Space-time interaction in cancer cases arises when nearby cases occur at about the same time, and may be attributable to an infectious etiology or from exposures that cause a geographically localized increase in risk. B ut available techniques for detecting… More

Geostatistical software for the analysis of individual-level epidemiologic data

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Pierre E. Goovaerts
Award Amount: $856,855.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR project is developing the first geostatistical software to offer tools that are specifically designed for the geostatistical analysis of both aggregated and individual-level health data, providing: (1) the des cription of spatial patterns of cancer… More

Case-only Cancer Clustering for Mobile Populations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Geoffrey M. Jacquez
Award Amount: $878,414.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project will develop new approaches for evaluating cancer clusters using case-only data. To date three major deficiencies of studies of space-time clustering are that they assume the place-of-residence at time of o bservation (e.g. diagnosis or death) is… More

Three-dimensional visualization, interactive analysis and contextual mapping of s

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Pierre E. Goovaerts
Award Amount: $143,421.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project is developing the first software to offer 3D visualization of health outcomes in a combined time and geography space, allowing the display of health data at multiple spatial and temporal scales within the s ame scene and thus taking full advantage of… More

The Wide-bandwidth EarLens Photonic Hearing System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Pierre E. Goovaerts – 734-913-1098
Award Amount: $183,478.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A key component in any investigation of association and/or cause-effect relationships between the environment (e.g. air pollution, heat waves) and health outcomes (e.g. asthma, heart disease, cancer) is the availabilityof accurate models of exposure at the same… More