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Company Information:

Name: Loats Associates, Inc.
Address: 201 East Main St.
Westminster, MD 21157 0520
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (410) 876-8055

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $744,387.00 12
SBIR Phase II $1,384,476.00 3

Award List:

LOW-COST MEDICAL IMAGING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Harry L. Loats , President
Award Amount: $45,639.00

STATISTICALLY VALID PROCEDURES WILL BE DEVELOPED FOR A READILY ACCESSIBLE, USER-FRIENDLY PC-BASED SYSTEM TO QUANTITATIVELY ANALYZE AND CORRELATE SERIAL IMAGES FROM RADIOLABELED BRAIN SECTIONS.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: James r. unnerstall , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $47,684.00
Abstract:
Statistically valid procedures will be developed for a readily accessible, user-friendly pc-based system to quantitatively analyze and correlate serial images from radiolabeled brain sections. the utility of these procedures will be established by the correlative analysis of the effect of opiate… More

LOW-COST MEDICAL IMAGING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Harry L. Loats , President
Award Amount: $390,000.00
Abstract:
The company is currently contracted to provide a micro computer based medical imaging system to the johns hopkins university medical school to be used to analyze peceptor autoradiograms. the system, consisting of hardware and software, will be delivered in february 1984. it quantifies optical… More

VIDEO ACQUISITION-BASED DNA SEQUENCE GENERATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Harry l loats
Award Amount: $47,000.00
Abstract:
The purpose of this project is to develop a low-cost system that will increase the speed and efficiency of reading and processing dna sequencing data. video-based imaging technology will be utilized for fast acquisition, and adaptations of processing programs will be developed for automated… More

BRAIN IMAGING QUANTITATION TECHNIQUES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00

POSITRON MULTI-DECTECTOR BRAIN ANALYSIS SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The objective is to develop a new positron multidetector brain analysis system. the project includes the feasibilitydemonstration of a computer-controlled system to analyze brain tumors using registered images such as mr/ct. a mathematical model incorporating anatomical information frommr is… More

BRAIN IMAGING QUANTITATION TECHNIQUES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $494,476.00
Abstract:
The goal of this phase i effort is to develop and validate a capability for quantitative analysis and display of ct, mri, and ect images of the brain. we propose to develop and validate the overall approach of multi-modal image registration and display of the images, filtering of ect data to… More

PROGRAM FOR EPITHELIAL CELL PROLIFERATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Harry L Loats
Award Amount: $49,302.00
Abstract:
This project will develop a computer program for functional assessment of epithelial tissue in the gastrointestinal (gi)tract. the computer program relating image analysis to epithelial tissue kinetics and regeneration will be implemented on the existing loats associates, inc., portable computer… More

COLOR BASED AUTOMATED MICRONUCLEI ASSAY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Loats, Harry L , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $35,500.00

COLOR BASED AUTOMATED MICRONUCLEI ASSAY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Loats, Harry L , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This project is for the development of an automated color based micronuclei assay system based on results of a prototype ms-dos color analysis system. the system will automatically locate and count polychromatic erythrocytes (pce's), micronucleated polychromatic erythrocytes (mpces) and… More

Piezo-Electric Polymer-Based Linear Activator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Donald G. Lloyd
Award Amount: $46,351.00
Abstract:
This project will research and develop a new class of electro-actuation device that makes use of the special properties of piezoelectric polymers. This new class of device makes use of an innovative design which enables it to serially accumulate large numbers of small piezoelectrically induced… More

Automated Corneal Endothelial Cell Morphometry

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Teresa Rippeon
Award Amount: $81,000.00
Abstract:
This research is aimed at the development of an automated system for corneal endothelial cellcounting and morphology analysis. This system will be useful for both researcher and clinicians. Theincorporation of direct high-resolution acquisition of endothelial cell images, which allows analysis of… More

AUTOMATED NON-FLUORESCENT CHROMOSOME ABERRATION SCORING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,998.00

BIOSENSOR FOR THE DETECTION OF CONTAMINANTS IN FOOD

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Harry L. Loats
Award Amount: $121,947.00
Abstract:
In this project we will provide proof-of-principle validation of a handheld, fieldable biosensor specifically for the detection and screening of contaminants in foodstuffs at the various stages of food treatment, preparation and processing. The multi-analyte,… More

Electrostatic Clamp

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: G. Samuel Mattingly, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,966.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses Topic X6.02, Space Assembly Maintenance and Servicing. Spacecraft surface attachments, such as handholds, foot-restraints or tether points are often installed prior to flight, to aid planned EVA (Extravehicular Activity) operations. However, such aids are precluded where… More