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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until June, 2020.

  1. DEVELOPMENT OF THE FUNCTION AND UTILITY OF AN EXTENDIBLE PNEUMATIC MOUTHSTICK

    SBC: ANHOLT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    MOUTHSTICKS OR ORTHODONTIC ORTHOSES ARE WIDELY USED BY PEOPLE WITH SPINAL CHORD INJURIES OR SIMILAR DISABILITIES TO INCREASE CONTROL OVER THEIR ENVIRONMENT. PEOPLE WITH THE ADDITIONAL LIMITATION OF LITTLE OR NO ANTERIOR/POSTERIOR HEAD MOTION MAY BENEFIT FROM AN EXTENDIBLE MOUTHSTICK. HOWEVER, COMMERCIAL EXTENDIBLE MOUTHSTICKS SUFFER IN THAT THEIR ACTION IS OFTEN SLOW, EXTENDIBILITY IS LIMITED, OR ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of Education
  2. ELIMINATING ENVIRONMENTAL BARRIERS IN EDUCATIONAL FACILITIESTHROUGH UNIVERSAL DESIGN

    SBC: Barrier Free Resources            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  3. LAPTOPS AS CHAIRTOPS: INTERACTIVE TRAINING SYSTEMS FOR AUGMENTATIVE COMMUNICATION AND INSTRUCTION

    SBC: Breakthrough            Topic: N/A

    THE LONG TERM OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO PROVIDE AN INTERACTIVE TRAINING SYSTEM FOR NONSPEAKING CHILDREN AND ADULTS. THE COMPUTER-DRIVEN SYSTEM CAN BE CONCEPTUALIZED AS A FLEXIBLE HARDWARE CONFIGURATION WHICH CAN BE PERSONALIZED FOR EACH CHILD'S INPUT/OUTPUT NEEDS AND WHICH "OPENS THE DOOR" TO EXISTING ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES. A MENU-DRIVEN SHELL, CONTROLLED BY THE CHILD OR CLINICIAN, WILL ALL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  4. REMOVAL OF AUTOMOTIVE POLLUTANTS USING NEW METAL-SUPPORTED METAL CATALYST

    SBC: Accel Catalysis Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A NEW TECHNIQUE IS PROPOSED FOR THE PREPARATION OF METAL-SUPPORTED METAL (MSM) CATALYSTS. THE KEY FEATURE OF THIS TECHNIQUE INVOLVES THE PREPARATION OF A THIN LAYER OF POROUS METAL ON TOP OF A METAL SUBSTRATE SUCH THAT THE POROUS METAL SURFACE IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE METAL SUPPORT. SUBSEQUENT INTEGRATION OF PT AND RH ON THE POROUS METAL SURFACE WILL PRODUCE THE MSM CATALYST. THIS CATALYST IS US ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Environmental Protection Agency
  5. EXTRACTION OF COPPER AND ZINC FROM MIXED-METAL CYANIDE SOLUTION USING SOLID PHASE EXTRACTION

    SBC: Chromatochem Inc.            Topic: N/A

    REMOVAL OF TOXIC METALS FROM WASTEWATER STREAMS HAS BECOME A PROBLEM OF INCREASING NATIONAL IMPORTANCE, AS A RESULT OF INCREASING CONCERN FOR OUR ENVIRONMENT, AND INCREASINGLY STRINGENT WASTE DISPOSAL REGULATIONS. CHROMATOCHEM, INC., HAS DEVELOPED AN ECONOMICAL AND EFFECTIVE NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR THE REMOVAL OF LOW LEVELS OF TOXIC METAL IONS FROM WASTEWATER STREAMS, USING SOLID PHASE EXTRACTION (SPE) ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Environmental Protection Agency
  6. REMOVAL OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS FROM GASEOUS EFFLUENT STREAMS BY NOVEL PERFLUOROMEMBRANES

    SBC: COMPACT MEMBRANE SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Environmental Protection Agency
  7. MICROBIAL REMOVAL OF ORGANIC SULFUR FROM COAL

    SBC: J.k. Research            Topic: N/A

    THE U.S. POSSESSES HUGE COAL RESERVES, BUT SULFUR DIOXIDE (SO2) RELEASED UPON COMBUSTION IS A MAJOR CONTRIBUTOR TO ACID RAIN. SIGNIFICANT ADVANCES HAVE BEEN MADE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF MICROBIAL PROCESSES FOR PRECOMBUSTION REMOVALOF INORGANIC SULFUR FROM COAL. THIOBACILLUS AND SULFOLOBUS SP. HAVE BEEN MOST FREQUENTLY EMPLOYED. THEY ARE OPTIMALLY ADAPTED TO FUNCTION AT A PH BELOW 3 AND OFTEN AT ELEV ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Environmental Protection Agency
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