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Company Information:

Company Name: THREE RIVERS HOLDINGS, LLC
City: MESA
State: AZ
Zip+4: 85202-
Woman-Owned: No
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 $550,593.00 8
SBIR Phase II $3,317,966.00 5
STTR Phase I $299,808.00 4
STTR Phase II $499,480.00 1

Award List:

DEVELOPMENT OF AN ERGONOMIC MANUAL WHEELCHAIR PUSHRIM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronald M. Boninger
Award Amount: $98,850.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (Applicant's Abstract): Manual wheelchair users have a high prevalence of repetitive strain injuries (RSJs) of the shoulder and wrist. We designed a new ergonomic pushrim (NEP) that improves the fit of a wheelchair user's hand to the pushrim. The design… More

DEVELOPMENT OF THE GAME-CYCLE EXERCISE SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
Principal Investigator: Rory A. Cooper
Award Amount: $99,808.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (adapted from applicant's abstract): The activity level of people tends to decrease after a spinal cord injury. Studies have reported that daily wheelchair propulsion activity level of an individual with a spinal cord injury (SCI) is not sufficient to maintain or… More

Development of collapsible folding manual wheelchair

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Chris Willems
Award Amount: $74,950.00

DEVELOPMENT OF THE GAMEWHEELS TRAINING & EXERCISE SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Chris Willems
Award Amount: $99,419.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Cardiovascular disease has become an important health risk for wheelchair users. Because exercise is the most effective tool to combat this risk, environments in which wheelchairs users are able and motivated to exercise are needed. Insufficient training in… More

Development of a Collapsible Folding Manual Wheelchair

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Chris Willems
Award Amount: $0.00

Development of a Collapsible Folding Manual Wheelchair

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Chris Willems
Award Amount: $500,000.00

DEVELOPMENT OF AN INEXPENSIVE UPPER EXTREMITY PROSTHESIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Chris Willems
Award Amount: $99,653.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this research is to create an aesthetic, highly functional, and easily manufactured upper extremity prosthesis that can be field fitted and tailored for use by those with limited financial resources and limited access, both in the United States and… More

Development of the GAMECycle Exercise System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronald M. Boninger
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Wheelchair users benefit from exercise through reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, better functioning in the activities of daily living, increased self-esteem, and improved rehabilitation outcomes. Unfortunately, wheelchair users report that the exercise… More

Development of the GAMECycle Exercise System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronald M. Boninger
Award Amount: $749,203.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Wheelchair users benefit from exercise through reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, better functioning in the activities of daily living, increased self-esteem, and improved rehabilitation outcomes. Unfortunately, wheelchair users report that the exercise… More

Development of a Lightweight, Modular, Pediatric Wheelchair1

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Chris Willems, PD
Award Amount: $74,921.00
Abstract:
Further refinement of a Phase I developed prototype tilt-in-space wheelchair called the PALM specifically designed to meet pediatric needs; verification of functionality with end-user testing and evaluation will also be conducted

Development of an Ergonomic Manual Wheelchair Pushrim

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ronald M. Boninger
Award Amount: $747,682.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Standard wheelchair handrims are too small to provide an ergonomic grip for the hand, there is no place to rest the thumb, and there are not separate propulsion and braking surfaces. As a result, over 60% of wheelchair users grab their tire when propelling their… More

Development of a Lightweight, Modular, Pediatric Wheelchair1

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Chris Willems, PD
Award Amount: $499,981.00
Abstract:
Further refinement of a Phase I developed prototype tilt-in-space wheelchair called the PALM specifically designed to meet pediatric needs; verification of functionality with end-user testing and evaluation will also be conducted

Development of a Single Motor Propelled Wheelchair (SIMPL-WC)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $102,800.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Due to the aging baby-boom generation and improvements in healthcare, the average age of the US population is increasing and is projected to continue to increase for decades (www.census.gov). The demand for assistive t echnologies such as electric powered… More

Development of a Single Motor Propelled Wheelchair (SIMPL-WC) Phase II

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Chris Willems – 480-833-1829
Award Amount: $821,100.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is a trend of increasing modularity within powered mobility devices (PMDs) motivated by clinicians and end-users requesting more customized and appropriate mobility solutions. Unfortunately, PMDs (Scooters and Electric Powered Wheelchairs) provide distinct… More