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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 April, 2020.

  1. Utility Arm ¿An Upper Limb Prosthesis

    SBC: MOTION CONTROL, INC            Topic: N/A

    Motion Control will develop an innovative body-powered (BP) upper extremity (UE) prosthetic system which offers substantial improvements in functionality, comfort, and aesthetics, for persons with UE deficiencies at all levels. This “Utility Arm” system will in¬crease independence and work capabilities for users of arm prostheses, with less com-plexity than a full myoelectric arm s ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Education
  2. New Electro-Hydraulic Foot Prosthesis.

    SBC: MOTION CONTROL, INC            Topic: N/A

    Motion Control, Inc. (MCI) will complete an electronic-controlled version of the advanced hydraulic foot/ankle which will demonstrate the feasibility of the automatic adjustment of resistance throughout the range of motion.  The advanced MCI Foot, especially the automatic controlled version, is expected to contribute to the function of the prosthesis wearer, resulting in advanced and more nat ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Education
  3. Haptic Feedback Improvements for Prostheses

    SBC: Orthocare Innovations LLC            Topic: N/A

    Haptic feedback improvements for prostheses tactile sensory feedback or haptic is a fundamental element of life.  While vital for interaction with the outside world, current prostheses do not have a mechanism to convey sensory information, making it difficult for users to feel connected to their environments through their prostheses, and to engage in active grasping and exploration tasks.&nbs ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Education
  4. Novel approaches to extending glucose sensor lifespan

    SBC: AEGIS BIOSCIENCES, LLC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Long term transcutaneous devices such as catheters; require patients to endure extended skin breaches (wounds) that can be difficult to manage clinically, i.e. infection and inflammation. These complications not only shorten device lifespan, but also compromise patient health. In the case of short-term commercial transcutaneous glucose sensors, FDA has approved ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Pandemic H5N1 vaccine containing recombinant H5 and a synthetic TLR4 agonist, GLA

    SBC: TRIA BIOSCIENCE CORP.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): H5N1 is a highly pathogenic avian influenza virus that can cause severe disease and death in humans. H5N1 is spreading rapidly in bird populations world-wide and there is great concern that this virus will begin to transmit between people and cause a global pandemic catastrophe. Vaccines are the cornerstone strategy for combating avian flu but there are numerou ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Thermally Targeted Delivery of Therapeutic Peptides

    SBC: Thermally Targeted Therapeutics, Incorporated            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Current treatment of solid tumors is limited by normal tissue tolerance, inherent tumor resistance to radiation or chemotherapy, and toxicity from systemic administration of antineoplastic agents. The result is a narrow therapeutic index for most current chemotherapeutic agents. Our long term goal is to overcome these limitations by developing a targeted therap ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Intelligent Microtome Instrumentation

    SBC: BARLOW SCIENTIFIC, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Fluorescent tagging of cells using dyes, fluorescent proteins, and quantum dots forms the basis for many powerful analytical methods in modern biology. Locating these cells within entire animals is necessary to study cell delivery, differentiation and gene expression. The Phase II SBIR research is developing an intelligent microtome to provide the means to loca ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Online Training in the Fundamentals of Eating Disorders Treatment

    SBC: BEHAVIORAL TECH RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This is a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant application to support the development of an innovative, online training program to aid in the dissemination of evidence-based Eating Disorder (ED) treatments (e.g., Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Bulimia Nervosa (BN) and Binge Eating Disorder (BED) . The current ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. DBT Skills Training Central

    SBC: BEHAVIORAL TECH RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This is a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant application to support the development of an innovative, online training aid for Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills providers treating borderline personality disorder and substance dependence (BPD-SUD) individuals. The primary purpose of the eventual product, DBT Skills Central, is to help ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Computer-Based Training in Behavioral Activation Treatment for Depressed Adults

    SBC: BEHAVIORAL TECH RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This is a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant application to support the further development of an innovative, online training program to aid in the dissemination of Behavioral Activation (BA), a therapy for depression. The current application represents a continued cooperative partnership between the small business, Behavioral Tech Researc ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Health and Human Services

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