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Rapid Synthetic Environment Tool for Virtual Battlespace 2 (VBS2)

Company: enomalies Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This proposal is in response to rapid modeling need in our military force. We plan to develop and demonstrate a framework that will allow warfighters to rapidly acquire and edit geospecific terrain databases, including both building exterior and interiors. The output of our models will be in… more

Data Storage and Transmission Strategies for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

Company: InfoBeyond Technology LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: In the tactical wireless ad hoc network, all networking nodes are vulnerable to various security attacks. Therefore, the centralized data storage is unable to protect the tactical data once the storage device is compromised by an adversary. Distributed data storage is the alternative that the data… more

Body Worn EMG Controlling of Assistive Robotic Arm for Stroke Rehabilitation

Company: CARE TEAM SOLUTIONS, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT Technological aids supporting medication management for chronically ill patients are proliferating, offered in electronic telehealth devices. Pill organizers, reminders, monitors, and usage communicators have enabled an array of home health aids to support users and caregivers in pill… more

IGF::OT::IGF Contract Award to Care Team Solutions, LLC: Using mHealth to Aid Opi

Company: CARE TEAM SOLUTIONS, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Opiate-agonist pharmacotherapy utilizing buprenorphine/naloxone is known to decrease illicit opiate use. However, poor medication management and misuse during self-managed opioid substitution therapy (OST) constrains efficacy, while aggrandizing relapse,hospitalizations and mortality. One of the… more

System for PCS Agencies to Monitor, Investigate and Respond to Elder Safety Risks

Company: ADVANCED GENOMIC TECHNOLOGY, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project aims to generate blood tests for: 1. mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and 2. conversion risk from MCI to full-blown Alzheimer's disease (AD). We have reported that systemic footprints, increases in key micro- RNA (miR) levels, are identifiable… more

Human Performance Modeling Mark-up Language (HMP-ML)

Company: Tier 1 Performance Solutions, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The modeling and simulation of human performance is often difficult because there is no uniform framework for expressing the content and structure of a human performance model and all but impossible to compare and contrast across different models despite the abundance of quantitative modeling tools.… more

Predictive Proficiency and Readiness Evaluation (PrePARE)

Company: Tier 1 Performance Solutions, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: In order to make flight combat training more efficient and effective, many strides have been made in the areas of role-based competency definition through the use of Mission-Essential Competencies (MECs), live-virtual-constructive (LVC) simulation for realistic practice and assessment in… more

Synthetic Language Interface Toolkit for Chat (SynChat)

Company: Tier 1 Performance Solutions, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The high operations tempo, frequent deployments and other fact-of-life events limit the availability for team training. To mitigate this training availability problem, training simulations need to incorporate constructive entities as teammates in a way that enhances training for the human… more

Competency-based Adaptive Training System

Company: Tier 1 Performance Solutions, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: TiER1 Performance Solutions proposes to develop CATS (Competency-based Adaptive Training System)a system to address common warfighter training needs in the Air and Space Operations Center. The goal of this effort is to prepare warfighters for mission readiness by integrating: a Learning Management… more

SapC-DOPS Nanovesicles for Treating Glioblastoma Multiforme

Company: BEXION PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Our goal is to develop a new molecular entity with a novel mechanism of action for targeting and eliminating glioblastoma multiforme (GBM, high grade glioma), a deadly and invasive brain tumor with no effective treatment. Of the 12,000 patients expected to be… more

Selection-driven plant metabolites for treatment of CNS diseases

Company: NAPROGENIX, INC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project aims to demonstrate that the evolution of plant biosynthetic pathways can be accelerated and driven to favor the synthesis of ligands which interact with a specific human target protein. This is achieved bysubjecting mutant plant cells to selection… more

Advanced training platform and methodologies for emergency responders and skilled

Company: PARATECHS CORP. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The baculovirus expression vector system (BEVS) has been successfully utilized to produce thousands of proteins for use as vaccines, therapeutics, and for structure-function studies. One limitation of BEVS is the propensity of baculoviruses to accumulate… more

Biological Methods for Enhancing Wound Healing Properties

Company: PARATECHS CORP. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Chronic wounds and ulcers are increasing with the growing incidence of diabetes and associated illnesses and have annual costs exceeding 20 billion. These non-healing wounds result in chronic disease, limb amputationsand death and are complicated by antibiotic… more

SBIR Phase I: Advanced Hydrodesulfurization Catalysts

Company: Advanced Energy Materials, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of a new type of advanced hydrodesulfurization (HDS) catalyst for deep desulfurization purposes. Specifically, metal nanoparticles supported on zinc oxide nanowires are proposed for creating higher… more

In-Space Friction Stir Welding Machine

Company: Longhurst Engineering, PLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Longhurst Engineering, PLC, and Vanderbilt University propose an in-space friction stir welding (FSW) machine for joining complex structural aluminum components. The proposed FSW machine is innovative because it can be deployed by 2 people and be used to weld complex surfaces that extend beyond… more

Naloxone Nasal Spray Development

Company: ANTIOP, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION: The following proposal is a follow-on Phase 2 b application from our initial proposal (1-R42 DA 030001). U.S. drug overdose deaths, mostly commonly from opioids, now exceed deaths from automobile accidents. There is a significant unmet medical need to provide additional pharmacologic… more

Cost Effective Seawater Desalination With ICP Element Arrays

Company: Okeanos Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Lack of fresh water hinders economic development, devastates human health, leads to environmental degradation and foments political instability. We obtain our water from limited and unevenly distributed surface and underground fresh water sources. Over withdrawal from these quasi-renewable… more

SBIR Phase II: No Heat Spray Drying Technology

Company: ZoomEssence, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II Project of ?No Heat Spray Drying? fundamentally changes the process of spray drying liquids to powders by eliminating the use of heat. Typically, a liquid emulsion consists of a high value liquid ingredient that is emulsified with a carrier system… more

MV-ligase probes for visualization of apoptotic clearance

Company: NOVERATECH, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The specific aim of this phase I proposal is to test our newly developed intracellular ATP delivery technique for abdominal wound dehiscence. More than 200,000 incisional hernia repairs are performed annually in the United States at a financial cost of nearly 2.5… more

Direct Inversion Wind Power Systems with Control Isolated WBG Thyristors

Company: Apiq Semiconductor LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The current installation rate of wind turbine generators is on track to meet DOE published goals of 20% wind source of electricity by 2030. As the most economical sites become populated, future installations will rely more heavily on low wind speed on-shore site locations and high wind speed… more

Fast-Track : Scalable Production of High-Quality Bi2212 Precursor Powder

Company: nGimat LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The United States Department of Energy, along with researchers in industry, and academia has identified an urgent need for Bismuth Strontium Calcium Copper Oxide superconducting precursor powder. This material is a high-temperature superconductor that will be used in powerful magnets for… more

Nanocomposite Coatings for Low-Cost Motor Windings in Electric Vehicles

Company: nGimat LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Electric vehicles, including hybrids in the nearer term, are the principal transportation technology by which the United States can become independent of foreign oil, can become energy independent overall, and can effect control over greenhouse emissions. For this to become reality, electric vehicle… more

human Microvessel Culture System (hMCS)

Company: ANGIOMICS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Human Microvessel Culture System (hMCS) Angiogenesis-targeting therapies, either inhibiting or promoting new vessel growth, have the potential for treating numerous diseases including cancer, eye diseases, cardiac and peripheral vascular disease, skin disorders,… more

Electro-Optically Modulated SPR: Densely Multiplexed High-Sensitivity Biosensor

Company: BLUEGRASS ADVANCED MATERIALS, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Every year in the United States, approximately 132,000 patients undergoing anti-cancer therapy develop oral mucositis (OM), a painful, debilitating oral wound condition, which is estimated to increase the patient's cost of care by 17,000-43,000. Most… more

Crosslink augmentation to resist snoring and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome

Company: ORTHOPEUTICS, LP Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Snoring is a condition that affects people of all ages, with a reported prevalence of up to 48% of men and 34% of women. Snoring poses not only an inconvenience with regard to sleep-cycle disruption of the sufferer's bed partner and family, but it can also… more