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Company Information:

Company Name: CREATIVE ACTION, LLC
City: AKRON
State: OH
Zip+4: 44311-
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,295,145.00 12
SBIR Phase II $2,238,057.00 2
STTR Phase I $69,999.00 1

Award List:

DE-USE SYSTEM: AN INTERVENTION PRODUCT FOR SCHOOLS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronni S. Sterns
Award Amount: $149,800.00
Abstract:
Not Available Experiment measurement of gas turbin engine combusion instability is costly, time-consuming and it is very prone to errors. The CFD technique is evolving as a complement and sometines an alternative to experimental procedures in the generation of reliable design data for complex… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronni S. Sterns
Award Amount: $225,041.00

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronni S. Sterns
Award Amount: $220,125.00

PIRL: Prison Information Resource Library

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronni S. Sterns
Award Amount: $296,514.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (Provided by applicant): The American Correctional Association has requested course materials targeted to prison personnel to assist in the management of large and growing numbers of older adult inmates. Creative Action, Inc. proposes to develop the Prison… More

The DE-USE System Project

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Ronni Sterns
Award Amount: $74,984.00
Abstract:
Market potential exists for a low cost turnkey survey system to evaluate substance abuse among 7th - 12th grade students. Many school districts conduct periodic student surveys to assess the use of drugs, the impact of prevention proggrams, and directions for future programming. Administators have… More

MEMORY MAGIC: AN INTERVENTION GAME FOR DEMENTIA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronni S. Sterns
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Staff in residential facilities and family caregivers are challenged by disruptive behaviors, disengagement from the environment, and other problems often displayed by people with dementia. Memory interventions show promise as a behavioral technique to help staff and family caregivers improve the… More

DIGITAL ASSISTANT TRAINING CURRICULUM & SOFTWARE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Anthony A. Sterns
Award Amount: $259,265.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This research project will create, examine and bridge barriers in training older adults to use a personal digital assistant (PDA). We will apply the training to create and evaluate two applications that involve daily activities, namely a medication reminder… More

MEMORY MAGIC: AN INTERVENTION GAME FOR DEMENTIA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronni S. Sterns
Award Amount: $1,238,289.00
Abstract:
Staff in residential facilities and family caregivers are challenged by disruptive behaviors, disengagement from the environment, and other problems often displayed by people with dementia. Memory interventions show promise as a behavioral technique to help staff and family caregivers improve the… More

Optimizing Human Resource Management Models

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: THE UNIV. OF AKRON
Principal Investigator: Anthony A. Sterns, Director of Research
Award Amount: $69,999.00
RI Contact: Jeffrey Adler, Ph. D.
Abstract:
We propose the study of a new heuristic for the general mixed integer problem called the Neighborhood Covering Heuristic (NCH). We describe the heuristic in its simplest, worst-case form. We then describe three enhancements to the heuristic which,separately and in combination, should yield a… More

Care Environment English for Non-English Speaking Staff

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronni S. Sterns
Award Amount: $199,979.00
Abstract:
Market potential exists for on-site job training in long-term care (TLC) to help non-English-speaking indirect care dietary, housekeeping, and maintenance staff learn English for the work setting. Creative Action Inc, plans to develop and market the "Care Environment English (CEE) Program for… More

Midlife Video Programming for Students and Professionals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronni S. Sterns
Award Amount: $204,635.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Educators in the field of aging report a lack of multimedia on midlife. They express a desire for videos on select topics faced by the rapidly growing numbers of midlife adults. New research on midlife reveals that lifestyle choices made in the middle years… More

WEARABLE WIRELESS PDA PERIPHERAL FOR RESEARCH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Anthony Sterns
Award Amount: $99,965.00

Care Envronment English for Non-English Speaking Staff

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronni S. Sterns
Award Amount: $999,768.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Market potential exists for on-site job training in long-term care (LTC) to help non-English-speaking indirect care staff (dietary, maintenance and housekeeping) learn English for the work setting. Creative Action plans to develop and market the Care Environment… More

Digital Assistant Supported Medication Adherence and Medical Monitoring Syst

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Anthony A. Sterns
Award Amount: $257,758.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Creative Action LLC, based in Akron, Ohio, plans to bring to market a personal digital assistant-based health data gathering and reporting system. Researchers interested in studying the effects of medications on older a dults will be the initial market for our… More

Smartphone Delivered Comprehensive Heart Failure Self-management System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Anthony A. Sterns – 330-258-9000
Award Amount: $307,079.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Creative Action LLC plans to market a comprehensive heart failure self-management system. The system enables data gathering and monitoring using of a smartphone with web-based management software. University research centers will be the initial market for our… More