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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. RNA Detection as an Improved Diagnostic Assay for Human Leptospirosis

    SBC: L2 Diagnostics, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Leptospirosis a zoonotic disease is an important public health problem worldwide It is caused by spirochete bacteria belonging to nine species and more than serovars of the genus Leptospira In the US there is increasing awareness of the importance of leptospirosis as the cause of disease among inner city populations military personnel and individuals ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. A Multivalent Lyme Disease Vaccine Targeting Tick-Host-Pathogen Interactions

    SBC: L2 Diagnostics, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This proposal seeks to develop a novel vaccine against Lyme disease by targeting Ixodes scapularis proteins critical for Borrelia burgdorferi transmission from the tick to mammalian host Earlier work has identified four tick proteins Salp TRE tHRF and TSLPI that facilitate different steps of spirochete transmission and immunity against these protein ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Development of Peptide Antibiotic Nucleic Acids

    SBC: NUBAD, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant One of the challenges of research in infectious diseases is to find ways to use the increasing knowledge of the mechanisms underlying disease transformation and progression to develop novel therapeutic strategies for diseases such as increasing menace of bacterial infections Targeting specific RNA such as rRNA which are involved in proliferation and survival ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Picture Me Fit: Engaging Youth in Community-Based Prevention

    SBC: Prevention Strategies, LLC            Topic: 600

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Approximately one third of all U S adults and children are obese and at risk for a wide range of related chronic health conditions such as cardiovascular disease hypertension diabetes stroke osteoarthritis sleep apnea and certain types of cancer The Center for Disease Control and Prevention CDC and other expert resources recognize that although indivi ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Development of a naNomaterial aNode for a low voltage proportional counter for neutron detection

    SBC: NanoTechLabs Inc.            Topic: 39h

    The objective of this technology transfer effort is to leverage technology developed at Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) to develop a portable proportional counter (PC) for neutron detection. NanoTechLabs Inc. (NTL) will develop a portable proportional counter for neutron detection utilizing nanostructured field emitters. Unlike traditional proportional counters, which are typically arran ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Energy
  6. Ion Implantation Processes in AlN for Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Power Devices

    SBC: Adroit Materials            Topic: 02a

    Current and next-generation power systems require power devices that operate at high voltages and high frequencies beyond the reliable operating limit of the present silicon- and silicon carbide-based power devices. The material properties of AlN permit power devices to operate at these extremes, promoting device shrinkage for automotive applications as well faster switching and more efficient pow ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Energy
  7. Ethanologenic/Electricigenic Consolidated Biprocessing of Cellulosic Biomass

    SBC: Microbial Fuel Cell Technologies, LLC            Topic: 48c

    Energy usage will continue to increase at a dramatic pace for the foreseeable future, endangering the security, economy, and environment of the nation. One means of meeting this challenge is the replacement of liquid transportation fuels based on petroleum with cellulosic bioethanol. However, cellulosic ethanol remains too costly to be commercially feasible, in part due to the generation of orga ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 Department of Energy
  8. Composite, Nanoparticle-Based Anode Materials for Li-Ion Batteries Applied in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs)

    SBC: Yardney Technical Products, Inc.            Topic: 10d

    Lithium-ion batteries are promising energy storage devices for hybrid and electric vehicles, providing high specific energy (approximately 150 Wh/kg), energy density (approximately 400 Wh/L), and long cycle life (greater than 15 years). However, these applications require further increases in energy density and improved low-temperature (less than ¿10 degrees C) performance. Silicon-based anod ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 Department of Energy
  9. Inexpensive, Environmentally Benign Li-Ion Battery Cathode Materials for HEV and PHEV Applications

    SBC: Yardney Technical Products, Inc.            Topic: 05a

    This project will develop inexpensive and environmentally benign LiMnPO4 cathodes for applications to lithium-ion batteries (LIB) used in electric and hybrid electric vehicles. This cathode material is expected to be far safer than Li-ion batteries employing traditional layered LiMO2 (M=Co, Ni) materials. A number of synthetic modifications will be pursued to optimize the LiMnPO4 material for us ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 Department of Energy
  10. High Voltage Silicon Carbide Emitter Turn-off Thyristor

    SBC: Solitronics Llc            Topic: 45a

    Advanced SiC-based high-power switches are need for power conversion applications. This project will develop a 10 kV-18 kV class, high voltage, SiC Emitter Turn-off thyristor that maximizes the capability of SiC materials while minimizing the effect of immature material properties, such as poor oxide reliability and low surface mobility. The SiC ETO will result in the best performance in terms o ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 Department of Energy
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