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Magnetic Tracking and Orientation of Imaging Endoscopic Capsules

Company: KORONIS BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORAT Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Prior to the advent of capsule endoscopes (CE), imaging and examination of the small bowel was difficult. Today, a patient swallows the capsule with an imaging camera, which is then carried passively through the gastrointestinal (GI) tract by peristalsis. The… more

Inhaler Training Device for Asthma and COPD Patient Education

Company: KORONIS BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORAT Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Koronis Biomedical Technologies (KBT) proposes to develop an inhaler training system for respiratory educators with the goal of improving patients' use of dry powder inhalers (DPIs) and pressurized metered dose inhalers(pMDIs) appropriately. Studies have… more

Cognitive Training for ADHD Treatment using a Gaming Model

Company: KORONIS BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORAT Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In this phase I project, Koronis Biomedical Technologies (KBT) proposes to develop an electroencephalography (EEG) based neurofeedback video game to enable individuals to improve neurocognitive processes associated withAttention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder… more

Hand Rehabilitation using Variable Assistance through Force and EMG Feedback

Company: KORONIS BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORAT Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project proposes to develop and evaluate a hand rehabilitation system for chronic hemiparetic stroke survivors that have lost their ability to full control their hand. Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability, and is the third leading cause of death… more

A Low Power Wireless Pulse Oximeter Sensor for Unobtrusive Wearable Applications

Company: KORONIS BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORAT Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Project Summary/Abstract Koronis Biomedical Technology Corporation (KBT) proposes to develop and evaluate a miniature ultra-low power pulse oximeter for long-term wearable monitoring. There continues to be a clinical need for an unobtrusive pulse oximetersensor that is small and can be worn… more

Monitoring Individuals at Risk for Traumatic Brain Injury

Company: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The project will create an affordable system to monitor adolescent athletes in contact sports to identify individuals at risk for traumatic brain injury from continual sub-concussive impacts. The need is to reduce the risk of long term brain injury by providing tools to tell when it's risky/safe to… more

Potassium Level Monitoring System

Company: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Advanced Medical Electronics (AME) and our partners propose a minimally-invasive system for continuous monitoring of potassium. Measurement of blood levels of potassium is important in clinical medicine. Abnormalities of potassium, common in heart and kidney… more

Retinal Prosthesis with Enhanced Thermal Imaging

Company: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to develop and evaluate the utility of a thermal imaging system as an input modality to a retinal prosthetic. Retinal prostheses restore partial vision to people blinded by outer retinal degenerative diseasessuch as Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) or Macular… more

Pediatric Anxiety Intervention with an Entertaining Video Game

Company: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Project Summary/Abstract This project will develop an immersive video game for children with social anxiety disorder (SAD). The video game will serve as a vehicle to deliver evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in an engaging manner so that its target audience perceives it as… more

Distance Bounded Impulse Radio for Continuous Glucose Sensor

Company: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposed project aims to develop an advanced telemetry system for body worn continuous glucose sensors using a new radio based on ultra-wideband impulse radio technology. The proposed radio features ultra-low powerand multiple layers of security including… more

Constraint-Checking Editor for Procedure Tracking (ConCEPT)

Company: ADVENTIUM ENTERPRISES, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Constructing, maintaining, and adapting operational procedures for manned space operations is a complex task, requiring the procedure author to satisfy constraints resulting from the system configuration, current state, and a set of procedural constraints imposing additional restrictions on these… more

Architecture Framework for Fault Management Assessment and Design (AFFMAD)

Company: ADVENTIUM ENTERPRISES, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The Architecture Framework for Fault Management Assessment And Design (AFFMAD) is a constraint-checking system for FM trade space exploration that provides rigorous performance guarantees for FM strategies for complex cyber-physical systems. AFFMAD will aid FM engineers in the early evaluation of FM… more

iNeuron: A contemporary platform for neuroscience education

Company: ADVENTIUM ENTERPRISES, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Adventium Labs and the University of Minnesota (UMN) propose to develop a participatory educational toolkit and curriculum to teach neuroscience and mental health concepts via exploratory and investigative learning thatintegrates nervous system function with… more

Field Deployable PFCs Sensors for Contaminated Soil Screening

Company: United Science, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) is an anionic surfactant species that is a member of a large family of ubiquitous and emerging environmental contaminants known as perfluoro chemicals (PFCs). Soil and groundwater contamination by PFCs have been caused by legal emissions from industrial… more

Nanotechnology Approach for Transmission Loss-of-Lubrication Survivability

Company: Applied Colloids Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Applied Colloids has developed a simple nanotechnology technique with which to provide a low coefficient of friction on the interacting surfaces of gears and other interacting machinery. This technology would widen the window with which a rotorcraft woul

Cloud-Based Efficient Data Analysis and Reduction (CEDAR)

Company: ARCHITECTURE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Architecture Technology Corporation (ATCorp) proposes the Cloud-based Efficient Data Analysis and Reduction (CEDAR) system, a novel hardware and software solution to efficiently increase and manage shared compute resources located within an autonomous vehicle to run mission-specific software that… more

Dynamic Airborne Mission Communication System (DYNAMICS)

Company: ARCHITECTURE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Current Air Force mission planning systems require that users manually enter flight paths. For the emerging class of airborne communications platforms this is sub-optimal. The mission of these platforms is to extend communications ranges and enable enhanced (particularly IP-based)… more

Mission-Based Agile Network Traffic Reprioritization (MANTRA) System for Crypto-Partitioned Tactical Environments

Company: ARCHITECTURE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: IP-based tactical networks which are being deployed increasingly must possess the capability to gracefully shed mission functions in accordance with the intent of the commander when network congestion occurs. Such congestion events are expected to be prevalent in tactical wireless… more

Smart Mission Planning Wizard: A Rethink Toward Automation

Company: ARCHITECTURE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Mission planning is a labor and time intensive process. The complexity of the tasks and the amount of work involved require considerable training and proficiency. Such challenges represent a hurdle to mission planners especially when only minor last minute changes need to be made to a mission plan.… more

MoMiP (Mobile Mission Planning)

Company: ARCHITECTURE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Mission planning is an error prone and labor intensive process requiring similar data to be entered multiple times through various JMPS UPCs. The Navy is requesting a software solution to expedite and unify the operational mission planning process. Architecture Technology Corp (ATCorp) proposes… more

An immunomodulatory yeast-derived beta glucan as a component of a conjugate

Company: BIOTHERA Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Fungal infections, particularly in immunocompromised patients, are a serious and growing problem. Although antifungal therapeutics have improved greatly, failures and relapse are common. Aspergillus fumigatus is a primary cause of these infections in several… more

Improved Noise Attenuation Foam for In the Ear Hearing and Noise Devices

Company: HEARING COMPONENTS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Large numbers of American workers are exposed to high noise environments during their work days. Hearing loss from noise exposure is the most common occupational injury for American workers. Disposable viscoelastic foamearplugs are widely used to provide personal… more

Infrared Eyes

Company: EDEN MEDICAL, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Eden Medical, Inc. is pleased to submit this Phase 1 SBIR proposal to develop the Infrared Eyes (iREyes) imager system, an affordable and powerful mobile health (mhealth) tool for healthcare. The hand-held iREyes system will acquire both thermal and visible… more

Prevention of erectile dysfunction following prostate cancer radiotherapy

Company: HUMANETICS CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The aim of this proposal is to evaluate BIO 300 as an effective therapy to prevent and/or mitigate the erectile dysfunction (ED) that is commonly observed following radiotherapy (RT) for prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in… more

Child Safety Seat with Harness Pretensioner

Company: MINNESOTA HEALTHSOLUTIONS CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Project Summary/Abstract Minnesota HealthSolutions (MHS) proposes to develop an active harness pretensioning system for motor vehicle child safety seats. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children in the United States. Child safety seats are the most effective way to prevent… more