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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. AlphaBear

    SBC: Spry Fox LLC            Topic: 1

    In prior research and development, the team developed AlphaBear, a mobile gaming app where students are challenged to spell words which are then used to create humorous sentences. This project will develop and test a prototype for use specifically by English Learners. The prototype will formatively assess students' vocabulary, adjust gameplay to the skill levels of individual students, and provide ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Education
  2. Dual-view endoscopic probe

    SBC: Omniscient Imaging, Inc.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Colon cancer is a leading cause of cancer death in the United States and overseas Colonoscopy is the preferred screening method at an estimated annual cost of over $ billion in the US Unfortunately many lesions are missed because pre cancerous growths remain hidden from view behind folds and flexures of the colon Current methods of increasing the field of ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Targeted Ultrasound Contrast Agent Development

    SBC: NUVOX PHARMA, L.L.C.            Topic: 394

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma PDAC is a deadly form of cancer and patient survival depends upon the stage of diagnosis While overall survival at diagnosis is only about months of patients with stage I disease survive years The best currently available diagnostic test which is routinely performed in patients at high risk for PDAC is endoscop ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Nanoparticle Delivery System for Ewing Sarcoma Treatment

    SBC: NanoValent Pharmaceuticals, Inc.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This Phase I STTR project seeks to demonstrate proof of principle that novel targetable nanoparticles can delivery therapeutic substances to human tumor cells and reduce tumor burden in metastatic cancer The concept for these nanoparticles is based on the polymerized liposome nanoparticle PLN that displays functional antibodies that target tumor cell surfac ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. PlusOne: Prototyping and Validation of a Wireless In-Home Breathing Monitor for Prevention of Overdose Deaths

    SBC: Xandem Technology LLC            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This proposal investigates the use of a novel passive personal monitoring system to stem the tide in the epidemic of deaths due to unintentional opioid drug overdoses In the U S in opioid drug overdoses including prescription pain relievers and heroin caused deaths a number that has increased dramatically over the past two decades A person w ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Optimization of a computationally designed antiviral for influenza

    SBC: Virvio Inc            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Influenza is a leading cause of death and morbidity in the US resulting in up to deaths hospitalizations and andgt $ billion in expenses per year Current antivirals incur high resistance rates and have low efficacy so there is a crucial need to develop better approaches to protect from seasonal influenza and future pandemics We aim to ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Microfluidic Platform for Stem Cell Applications

    SBC: Nortis, Inc.            Topic: NCATS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The emerging field of stem cell therapy has the potential to transform medicine forever However a major bottleneck for bringing stem cell therapies to the patient is the lack of adequate in vitro assays for the study of stem cell quality Critical test criteria are efficacy pluripotency prior to the differentiation process and safety lack of tumorigenicity ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Clonotyping Technology for Prediction of Antibiotic Resistance

    SBC: ID Genomics SPC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTIONprovided by applicantThe primary goal of this proposal is to develop and finalize configuration of a rapid molecular diagnostics test to predict antibiotic resistance of th major human uropathogensEscherichia coliKlebsiella pneumoniaeEnterobacter spp and Pmirabilisby determining the sub species clonal identityclonotypeof the infecting bacteria directly from urine samplesCurrentlythe emp ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Single-Molecule Analyte Detection by Molecular Motor-driven Nanodevices

    SBC: Attometrics            Topic: NIGMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant There is an urgent need for a platform technology that can monitor changes in metabolite and protein biomarkers below current detection limits because in many cases the disease has progressed to an advanced state by the time the abundance of the biomarker has become measurable Our molecular motor powered nanodevice linked immunosorbent assay MONA LISA is ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Clinical Text Automatic De-Identification to Support Large Scale Data Reuse and Sharing

    SBC: Clinacuity, Inc            Topic: 400

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The adoption of Electronic Health Record EHR systems is growing at a fast pace in the U S and this growth results in very large quantities of patient clinical data becoming available in electronic format with tremendous potentials but also equally growing concern for patient confidentiality breaches Secondary use of clinical data is essential to fulfill ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services

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