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Company Information:

Name: Koronis Biomedical Technologies Corp.
Address: 6901 East Fish Lake Road
Suite #188
Maple Grove, MN 55369-5457
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,678,648.00 16
SBIR Phase II $3,834,243.00 5

Award List:

A System for Indoor Navigation to Assist the Visually Impaired

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Patrick Lichter, Prs
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
Establishment of the feasibility of creating a small, low-cost input device to provide position and orientation information sutitable for an indoor personal navigation device for people with visual impairments

A Wireless TeleHealth Home Care System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Patrick A. Lichter
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Proposed is the development of a new low-power and low-cost wireless connectivity network for securely connecting home medical devices to the Internet. The newly developed wireless international standard called Zigbee (IEEE 802.15.4) provides the framework for… More

Improved AED Resuscitation with Interactive CPR Coaching

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Patrick A. Lichter
Award Amount: $121,242.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Koronis Biomedical Technology Corporation (KBT) proposes to research the use of interactive video and audio to coach responders via AEDs to perform effective chest compressions. The goal is to improve the quality of CPR delivered during treatment with an AED.… More

A Chronic Disease Management Solution

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Patrick A. Lichter
Award Amount: $865,519.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Koronis Biomedical Technologies Corporation (KBT) proposes the development of a chronic disease management solution. According to the NIH, chronic diseases in 2005 will account for 75% of U.S. healthcare costs. The proposed solution will serve the large… More

A new Instrument to Quantify Dyskinesia In Patients with Parkinson's Disease

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Patrick A. Lichter
Award Amount: $98,124.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Koronis Biomedical Technologies Corp. (KBT) proposes to create a new instrument to quantify dyskinesia in patients with Parkinson's disease, which currently affects 1.5 million Americans and is growing by an estimated 60,000 new cases each year. Recently there… More

Personal Navigation System for the Blind using High-Sensitivity Indoor GPS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Erik Lange
Award Amount: $99,786.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Koronis Biomedical Technologies (KBT) proposes to develop a small, low-cost indoor personal navigation device. Indoor navigation technology is needed to support seamless mobility for the visually impaired. A number of location devices have been created, but thus… More

Thin Film Magnetic Sensors for Ultrathin Bronchoscope Navigation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Patrick A. Lichter
Award Amount: $127,084.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Koronis Biomedical Technology Corporation (KBT) proposes to develop a giant magneto-resistive (GMR) sensor for use in ultrathin bronchoscope navigation systems. Bronchoscopy is used to locate anomalies in a patient's bronchus and if necessary, take a biopsy.… More

A New Electronic Medication Compliance System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Erik Lange
Award Amount: $98,124.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this phase I SBIR is to show the feasibility of a medication compliance system enabled by ZigBee (a low-cost, very low-power, wireless network) and low-cost set-top boxes. As the United States population grows older, the importance of medication… More

An Implantable Wireless Myoelectric Sensor for Prosthetic Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Patrick A. Lichter
Award Amount: $134,003.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed project seeks to create a fully-implantable myoelectric sensor system that includes a wireless interface to prosthetic limbs or neural prosthetic devices. Surface electrodes in modern myoelectric prosthetics are often embedded in the prosthesis… More

System for a Collaborative and Dynamic Wheelchair Navigation Aid

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Patrick Lichter
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
The project develops and evaluates a prototype navigation device that attaches to a wheelchair and wirelessly communicates to a web-based navigation application. The navigation aid includes a small portable tablet PC that connects to the Internet using a wireless modem. The system allows a… More

Wearable Physiological Sensors For Aging Research

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Patrick A. Lichter
Award Amount: $117,265.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Abstract The National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) convened a meeting of experts in 2004 to explore opportunities for collaborative research in the area of imaging and sensor technology as… More

SBIR Phase I: A System for Indoor Navigation to Assist the Visually Impaired

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Patrick A. Lichter, MEE
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I research from Koronis Biomedical Technologies (KBT) will develop a low-cost indoor personal navigation system. Indoor navigation technology is needed to support seamless mobility for the visually impaired. A number of location devices have been… More

Magnetic Targeting for Insertion of Distal Screws into Intramedullary Nails

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $132,011.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Many techniques to assist surgeons to locate and drill holes in long-bone intramedullary nail (IMN) fixation devices have been investigated over the past 2 decades. None have been successful in speeding surgery, simpli fying procedures or increasing implant… More

Thin Film Magnetic Sensors for Ultrathin Bronchoscope Navigation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $1,124,245.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Koronis Biomedical Technology Corporation (KBT) proposes to develop a navigation system for ultra-thin bronchoscopes using advanced thin-film magnetic sensor technology. Recent technological innovations in the semicondu ctor processing industry make this program… More

Magnetic Location System For Catheter Guidance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Timothy H. Riehle
Award Amount: $176,009.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Catheter localization is a key technology for advancing minimally invasive surgical procedures. Localization technology provides an alternative to imaging in many catheter procedures and is presently applied in several specialties including neurosurgery,… More

Transportation Assistant for the Cognitively Impaired

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Patrick Lichter
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
Koronis Biomedical Electronics proposes to develop assistive technology for individuals with cognitive impairments to facilitate their mobility with greater confidence and safety in urban settings.  The proposed project will develop and evaluate the utility of a cognitive aid that takes… More

Indoor Personal NavigationSystem for the Blind Using Augmented GPS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Patrick A. Lichter
Award Amount: $844,479.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Indoor navigation can be challenging for blind individuals given the lack of access to room numbers, building maps, and other navigation-critical information. While the global positioning system (GPS) has proven benefic ial in supporting outdoor navigation, this… More

Neurocognitive Training to Improve Executive Function

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Timothy Riehle – (763) 515-5355
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
This project develops an electroencephalography (EEG)-based training tool to enable individuals to improve neurocognitive processes associated with executive function through the use of neurofeedback, a form of biofeedback in which real-time measures of brainwave activity are presented to an… More

Indoor Route Following Tool for the Blind

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Shane Anderson – (763) 515-5355
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This project develops an indoor route following system using a novel indoor location technology. This technology allows a user who is blind to follow a path inside a building. Using this device, a visitor to a shopping mall can enter the building and follow a pre-recorded path to a specific store.… More

Improved Hearing Aid Connection to Public Induction Loops.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Timothy Riehle – (763) 515-5355
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This project designs, builds, and evaluates a pre-production prototype of a hearing aid using a three-axis telecoil assembly. Telecoils in hearing aids serve a dual purpose: (1) to enhance telephone conversation, and (2) enable hearing aids to serve as a wireless interface for public audio… More

Brain Computer Interface to Enable Improved Communication Access

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Tim Riehle – (763) 515-5355
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
This project develops a novel augmentative and alternative communications (AAC) device enabling individuals with severe motor disorders to communicate with a computer via signals emanating directly from their brain. The AAC prototype includes an email client that enables an individual to compose and… More