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Success Stories for June 2011

Jul 30, 2011

Creare Inc.
Hanover, NH 03755

Environmental Problem - Cutting fluids decrease the temperature of both the cutting tool and the part during the machining process; the coolant fluid is sprayed into the machining zone during cutting, increasing tool life and improving the quality of the parts produced. Cutting fluids, however, are expensive, can be toxic...

Jul 30, 2011

Children’s Progress
New York, NY 10018

With funding from the SBIR program at the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) in the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and other sources, Children’s Progress developed and refined its computer-adaptive dynamic assessment (CPAA) for early childhood. The assessment covers concepts in early literacy and mathematics for students in...

Jul 30, 2011

Nimble Assessment Systems, Inc.
Newton, MA 02458

With a 2008 award from the SBIR program at the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) in the U.S. Department of Education (ED), the firm successfully developed NimbleTools. NimbleTools delivers standard versions of assessment instruments and tailors embedded accommodation tools to meet the specific needs of each student...

Jul 30, 2011

NanoMech, Inc.
Fayetteville, 72701 OR

Environmental Problem - Machining involves several processes that use power driven machine tools (such as lathes, milling machines, and drill presses) with a sharp cutting tool to mechanically cut metal, wood, or plastic. The temperature of both the cutting tool and the part...

Jun 9, 2011

Quantum Simulations, Inc
Murrysville, PA 15668

Projects Highlights - With support from the SBIR program at the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) in the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and other funding sources, Quantum developed a suite of web-based artificial intelligence (AI) learning tutors and...