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Burn-Saver Device

Company: Innova Designs Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The technical problem addressed is implementation of a device called the Burn Saver Device (BSD) that can be attached to a firefighter's helmet to provide an early detection system to warn the firefighter of rapidly developing and/or unsafe thermal conditions in his/her immediate environment… more

Development of a Hybrid Dynamic Stent

Company: CorInnova Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: … that are best suited to minimize wall stresses and promote re-endothelialization are least suited to retain intimal flaps and inhibit platelet aggregation. Fortunately, these concerns are most significant along different time frames post-stent deployment. CorInnova is… more

Online patient self-assessment system for care and research of joint and skin dis

Company: CPM SYSTEMS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: … are no practical, integrated systems for assessing biomedical,psychosocial, and behavioral (BPSB) issues--and physicians often lack the time and resources for such total care. SOLUTION: Our goal is to extend an existing online patient (pt) self-assessment system, called Care… more

Rapid intercalator removal from size-selected DNA for next generation sequencing

Company: DIFFINITY GENOMICS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: … Science introduceda disruptive product for DNA size selection that electrically switches the desired DNA fragments out of the gel and obviates the need for physically extracting the DNA. Due to its speed and labor saving protocol, the Sage Science Pippin Prep is… more

The Use of Micro-Channel Reactors for Process Intensification in the Production of Transportation Fuels from Biomass

Company: InnovaTek, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: … Compared to cellulose and lignin, hemicelluloses are generally much less stable and are prone to degradation during chemical or thermal treatments. For this reason, hemicellulose is considered an underutilized biomass component in most biomass conversion processes. InnovaTek ,… more

Automated Large and Mid Scale Nucleic Acid Preparation

Company: MACCONNELL RESEARCH CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: …cessing instrument that will purify one milligram or more of plasmid DNA from recombinant culture in 60 minutes.The purification method to be employed in this work is a derivative of proven electrophoretic separation technology that our company developed for automated mini-prep… more

Improved Resin Injection Repairs for Polymer Composite Materials

Company: Performance Polymer Solutions Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: …. Large integrated composite structures, low scrap rates, high integrity structural repair, and suitability to the manufacturing shop floor are all primary drivers for this proposed repair technology and will be enabled by our innovative combination of surface prep, repair… more

IGF::OT::IGF OTHER FUNCTIONS SILOAM PHASE I, TOPIC 309, LOW VOLUME, ULTRA-SENSITIVE IMMUNODIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM

Company: SILOAM BIOSCIENCES Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: … in multiple ways to effectively address those needs. Instruments that are fast, can work with low sample volumes are typically expensive and have limited sensitivity. Ultra-high sensitivity platforms are also expensive and typically require complex sample prep steps and… more

A Novel Fractionation and Concentration System for Improved Biological Detection

Company: InnovaPrep LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … and detection components requiring very small volumes, (b) deficiencies in removing inhibitory environmental material and (c) an inability to separate, and thus, differentiate whole pathogens from exogenous materials derived from those pathogens. InnovaPrep is… more

Universal Bio-Sample Preparation Module

Company: Physical Optics Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: …, CBD is seeking a platform technology for automated, universal sample preparation for biosensor systems using small volumes of samples in complex matrices. To address this need, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to develop a Universal Bio-sample Preparation (UniBio… more

Deployable Pan-flavivirus and Pan-alphavirus Assays for Screening Pools of Medically Relevant Arthropod

Company: CUSTOMARRAY, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … this prototype detection assay as a launching pad for developing the instrumentation necessary to automate the assay and create a truly field-deployable system. In this proposal, we outline our strategy for this automation. We will (1) automate the sample prep system to… more

SBIR Phase II: Efficient Manufacturing of Nanostructured Flexible Transparent Conducting Electrodes

Company: Innova Dynamics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project aims to develop high-performance transparent conductors as a replacement to Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) in touchscreens. ITO suffers from a number of disadvantages, including being one of the most expensive components of a touchscreen device… more

Electrically conductive aircraft transparency materials via Innlay surface-embedding

Company: Innova Dynamics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project proposal to the U.S. Department of Defense, NAVAIR, Navy, outlines the plan for the qualification of robust, non-delaminating, highly conductive aircraft transparency materials using the Innlay (TM) surface-embedding technology platform… more

Practical Non-contact ECG Electrodes for Prep-free Monitoring

Company: Cognionics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: Cognionics has developed a high-quality, low-noise, dry/non-contact ECG electrode that can obtain signals even through layers of clothing without any skin preparation. Although the idea of a non-contact electrode is not new and has been previously investigated by other research groups, a successful… more

Integrated system for preparation of NGS libraries from crude biological samples

Company: SAGE SCIENCE, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: … to microfluidic sample preparation. A single continuous-flow technology is used to manipulate and separate cells, subcellular organelles, and large genomicDNA molecules (that exhibit particle-like properties). The use of a common technology for all sample prep steps… more

Interactive Multimedia Intervention to Improve Colonoscopy and Bowel Prep Adhere

Company: QURVE LEARNING, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Mortality from colorectal cancer (CRC) can be reduced through screening programs. Regardless of the primary strategy (fecal occult blood testing, sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, fecal DNA, computed tomographic colonography[virtual colonoscopy]) colonoscopy is… more

SBIR Phase I: Efficient manufacturing of nanostructured flexible transparent conducting electrodes

Company: Innova Materials Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project aims to develop efficient manufacturing of nanostructured flexible transparent conducting electrodes (TCEs) with low resistivity and high durability. Flexible nanostructured TCEs will be produced by using the proprietary… more

Electrically conductive aircraft transparency materials via Innlay surface-embedding

Company: Innova Materials Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposal to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), Navy, requests funding for Innova Dynamics, Inc. to enable innovative manufacturing of robust, non-delaminating, highly conductive aircraft transparency materials… more

Improved Landing Gear Grinding/Finishing Methods on Hard Wear Resistant Surfaces

Company: (ES3) Engineering & Software System Solution, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: …ently replacing chrome plating with High Velocity Oxygenated Fuel (HVOF) applied tungsten carbide-cobalt (WC-Co and WC-Co-Cr) coatings. These coatings require diamond wheels for finish grinding the HVOF coatings as well as aluminum oxide grinding wheels for base metal prep and… more

BioPrep: A Novel Microfluidic Cartridge for Universal Bio-sample Preparation

Company: CFD Research Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … a host of detection moieties (e.g., DNA, RNA, proteins, peptides, whole cells). Ideally, a fieldable bio-sample preparation platform should be rapid, compact, reagent-less, automated, require minimal user training, and universal. We propose to develop a general purpose Bio… more

Online patient self-assessment for chronic pancreatic and other pain

Company: CPM SYSTEMS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … CPP through apinhole. SOLUTION: Our objective is to develop an assessment for the biomedical, psychosocial, behavioral, and quality-of-life (biopsychosocial, BPS) dimensions of CPP for an existing online, branching, patient self- assessment system called CarePrep, thereby… more

Integrated Online Assessment and Intervention Targeting Health Disparities

Company: CPM SYSTEMS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … prevalent than preventive care. SOLUTION: Our objective is to deploy a clinical methodology and infrastructure to ensure delivery of patient-centered care to minority and disadvantaged patients. Our work builds on an online, patient self-assessment system called CarePrep, now… more

Web-based Biopsychosocial Assessment and Intervention for Alcohol Misuse

Company: CPM SYSTEMS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … the chart. If you want to know about AMU, patients must be asked directly; providers will not know and paper questionnaires cannot be scaled into an effective solution. SOLUTION: Our work builds on an operational, Web-based, patient self-assessment system called CarePrep that… more

Fuel Cell Range Extender for Battery-Powered Airport Ground Support Equipment

Company: InnovaTek, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: …tended range through integration with a fuel cell that operates on renewable liquid hydrocarbon fuel will meet the needs of airlines and ground handling companies to reduce emissions and fuel costs and provide the convenience of a standard liquid refueling operation. InnovaTek… more

CATALYTIC MEMBRANE REACTOR FOR THE PRODUCTION OF HYDROGEN FROM BUTANOL

Company: InnovaTek, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: A compact and efficient fuel processor that provides clean hydrogen from a high energy density liquid fuel such as butanol will allow fuel cell technology to be realized in military and commercial markets for portable applications. InnovaTek, and its proposal partner Indiana -… more