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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. Automated Simulation of Selective Laser Melting Additive Manufacturing for Process Design

    SBC: SIMMETRIX INC.            Topic: 02a

    Additive Manufacturing (AM), where three-dimensional (3D) objects are created from a digital model by depositing and fusing successive layers of material, provides the ability to produce low-volume, customized products with complex geometries relatively quickly at a moderate cost. However, AM processes sometimes fail to produce acceptable parts, due to either geometric in- accuracy (e.g., shrinkag ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Energy
  2. Quantifying Appropriate De-rating of SiC MOSFETs Subject to Cosmic Rays

    SBC: MONOLITH SEMICONDUCTOR INC            Topic: 11b

    In this phase-I proposal, the effect of terrestrial cosmic rays on the failure rate of commercial 1200V SiC power MOSFETs will be studied. The goal of the study is to quantify the appropriate breakdown voltage de-rating needed for SiC MOSFETs subject to cosmic rays. The failure rate of SiC power MOSFETs as a function of the reverse blocking voltage will be determined and compared to failure rate o ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Energy
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Deep Borehole Storage of Nuclear Waste using MMW Technology

    SBC: Impact Technologies            Topic: 21a

    Deep borehole disposal of high level nuclear waste has been acknowledged by most experts as the best and safest method to permanently dispose the large volumes/ tons of such waste that have been generated (military and civilian) and surface stored over many decades at various sites around the country. Surface storage of such materials is not ideal. The cost of the required wells (drilling and com ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Energy
  6. Development and in vitro validation of therapy for mucopolysaccharidosis III

    SBC: Phoenix Nest Inc.            Topic: 105

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Sanfilippo disease mucopolysaccharidosis type III MPS III is a devastating neurodegenerative lysosomal storage disorder of childhood for which there is no cure or effective treatment available The fundamental cause of MPS III is an inherited mutation in one of the enzymes required to catabolize heparan sulfate HS a glycosaminoglycan which plays importa ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. 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
  8. Development of an Antigen Capture Assay for Babesia microti

    SBC: Biopeptides, Corp            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Babesia microti the primary etiologic agent of human babesiosis is a tick borne eukaryotic apicomplexan pathogen that is an increasing threat to the US public health Although B microti is primarily a tick borne pathogen it can be transmitted by transfusion of infected blood Despite the well recognized threat there is no FDA licensed test to screen donor ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. 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
  10. Live-attenuated ETEC Anti-Diarrhea Vaccine Construction via Synthetic Biology

    SBC: Codagenix Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The development of vaccine to combat Enterotoxigenic E coli ETEC is vital given the pathogenandapos s global impact on million individuals annually however an entirely new non conventional approach is needed Field studies have suggested that inert antigen based vaccines to combat ETEC have andquot essentially no efficacyandquot Therefore a vaccin ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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