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Company: BEXION PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Carcinoma of the pancreas is the 4th leading cause of cancer deaths. The American Cancer Society has estimated 37,170 new cases and 33,370 deaths in 2007. The cancer generally develops without early symptoms and most pa tients present to treating physicians with… more
Company: BIOMEDICAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Otitis media is a common childhood disease with annual direct costs estimated to exceed 3 billion. Otitis media is the most frequent cause of pediatric practitioner visits and results in more than 20 million antibiotic prescriptions annually. However, the… more
Company: BIOMEDICAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are very common bacterial infections that affect millions of people each year. In the U.S., approximately 10% of women are diagnosed with cystitis annually, with an associated cost of 1. 6 billion. UTIs are also the most commonly… more
Company: CUSTOMKYNETICS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2008 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase II SBIR project proposes to develop an electrical stimulation augmented exercise device for individuals with incomplete spinal cord injury (iSCI). The device will provide a closed-chain, load bearing lower extremity exercise that has the potential… more
Company: CUSTOMKYNETICS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Recovery of independent locomotion is among the most significant therapeutic aims following incomplete spinal cord injury (iSCI) and may lead to dramatic improvements in quality of life for the affected individual as we ll as dramatic cost savings to both the… more
Company: CUSTOMKYNETICS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2008 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Recovery of quadriceps muscle force following post-surgical knee immobilization is a significant therapeutic aim which is associated with quality of gait and the ability to perform activities of daily living. Several st udies from various research groups have… more
Company: Direct i2i Technologies Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / STTR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) project will develop a novel real-time depth sensor that exploits the inverse square law, e.g., the light radiance falls off as a function of distance. Compared to existing commercial full-frame sensors, it is expected to provide high… more
Company: ENDOPROTECH, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2008 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Tissue and organ transplantation procedures save and/or improve the lives of hundred of thousands of patients annually in the US. The goal of this research is to develop a local anti-complement therapy for donor organ e x vivo application that will reduce… more
Company: INNOVATIVE ENERGY SOLUTION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: Despite the importance of jet fighter afterburner designs, there exists very little data on the majority of the individual components of jet fuel, especially JP-8, to enable development of a detailed kinetic mechanism. Although the Multi University Research Initiative program has been initiated for… more
Company: INNOVATIVE ENERGY SOLUTION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: Since 1990, the cost of hydrogen needed to treat one barrel of oil has increased from 10 cents to $1. This problem is being exacerbated because of stricter environmental regulations and because the crude now being processed by refiners contains less hydrogen and more sulfur. To deal with the… more
Company: INNOVATIVE ENERGY SOLUTION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: It is fairly assumed that if a substitute for natural gas is not found, energy intensive industries such as glass, cement, and steel will suffer irreparable damage, with higher unemployment and lower productivity for the U.S. economy. Amongst many alternatives, inexpensive small-and-medium-scale… more
Company: Mersive Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2008 / 2
Abstract: This SBIR Phase II project will develop and deliver a software media architecture that removes a critical barrier to the widespread use of multi-projector, high-resolution, ultra definition displays. The approach defines a set of layered abstractions from the low-level display driver to higher-level… more
Company: Minerva Systems & Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: We propose a low-cost, low-profile, electronically scanned, in both Azimuth and Elevation, X-band communications on-the-move (OTM) antenna. All electronics and power modules including MIL-1275 type power supply are enclosed inside the radome. There are no moving parts in the system. The antenna is… more
Company: MURTY PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Alcohol abuse, dependence, and related societal effects exert a tremendous toll on world-wide and American health and economics. Given this devastating impact, the significant lack of pharmaceutical intervention, even f or those patients seeking treatment, is… more
Company: NEOCYTEX BIOPHARMA, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The total cost of caring for Parkinson's disease is about 25 billion per year in the United States. There is an urgent and unmet need for an effective treatment for the patients who have suffered debilitating loss of n eurons and motor function. Development of… more
Company: NuForm Materials, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will utilize highly processed fly ash in combination with the stir-casting technology to advance the manufacturing of coal ash-aluminum metal matrix composites (MMC). Fly ash, a ceramic glass sphere is produced when coal is burned, will… more
Company: Paratechs Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2008 / 2
Abstract: Insects are major pests of economically important plant-based food and fiber crops and also vector diseases causing millions of human deaths and untold suffering annually. Moreover, our efforts to control insect pests have caused massive environmental contamination and continue to cause human and… more
Company: PHARMACOGENETICS DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2008 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Warfarin is the most commonly used oral anticoagulant medication. Because an individual's proper warfarin dose is difficult to assess, most physicians initiate therapy at a standard dose and follow up with an INR blood test to ensure the medicine is working… more
Company: POTENTIA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2008 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this Phase II STTR project is to develop a nanoparticle-based drug delivery system for use in the treatment of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is the leading cause of blindness for individ uals over fifty-five years of age that live… more
Company: REGENEREX, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2008 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a genetic abnormality of red blood cells (RBC) that affects over 70,000 people in the United States, or approximately 1 in every 500 African-Americans. With current therapies, the mortality in the United States is 50% by age 40. SCD… more
Company: SCR, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2008 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): SCR, Inc. (Louisville, KY) has developed a long-term implantable counterpulsation device (CPD) to treat heart failure (HF) patients who may be responsive to a milder form of cardiac assist. The CPD is 32-ml stroke vol ume, valveless pneumatically-driven blood… more
Company: SEQUELA Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2008 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Project Summary: In Phase I we developed a model system and a prototype Salt Sensitivity Assay to establish proof-of-principle . In Phase II we propose the evaluation of the prototype that will quantitatively measure our biomarker in the target… more
Company: STALLION THERAPEUTICS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There are no FDA approved pharmacological therapies for the acute treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that mitigate damaging neurological effects. However, the potential for effective pharmacological intervention exists in that a majority of post-traumatic… more
Company: Tribo Flow Separations, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovative Research Phase I project demonstrates the feasibility of a device for rapidly determining the susceptibility of infectious bacteria to antibiotic treatments. Whereas standard susceptibility tests take between 24-96 hours, this device promises to provide assessments in… more
Company: Topasol LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will reduce the cost and risk of manufacturing nanoparticle-containing coatings. Metal and metal oxide nanoparticle-polymer compositions are becoming more important in a number of fields, including pharmaceuticals, materials, sensors and… more
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