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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. Portable System with Li Foil MWPC Neutron Detectors

    SBC: Radiation Detection Technologies, Inc.            Topic: DTRA14B005

    At the completion of the research and development effort a Li foil multi-wire proportional counter (MWPC) neutron detector with more than 625 cm^2 of active area will be included in a portable radiation detection system. The system is expected to have an intrinsic thermal neutron detection efficiency of 55% or greater and gamma-ray rejection ratio (GRR) of 1.0x10^-8 or better. A gamma-ray spectrom ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  2. Smartphone Technology for Parents and Teens: Improving Vaccination Uptake

    SBC: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Vaccinations for adolescents in the U S tetanus diphtheria and acellular pertussis Tdap meningococcal conjugate vaccine MCV Human Papillomavirus HPV vaccines Gardasil and Cervarex remain well below the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC goals and especially so for the HPV vaccines These vaccine deficits are pronounced among minor ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Scientific Merit and Feasibility of Fructokinase Inhibiton for Obesity

    SBC: Colorado Research Partners LLC            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Intake of added sweeteners high fructose corn syrup and sucrose independently predicts the development of obesity metabolic syndrome and diabetes Despite recommendations by WHO and the AHA to reduce sugar intake to to percent of total energy intake the mean intake of added sugars remains percent of the diet and percent of the population ingest ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. A Low Cost, Quantitative, Chemical Specific Device for Illicit Drug Detection

    SBC: MKS Technology            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This proposal will assess the quantitative capabilities of surface enhanced Raman scattering SERS detection of cocaine and marijuana metabolites in urine samples Combining low cost instrumentation and novel chemical sensing provides an innovative new approach for diagnosing illicit drug use Current methods use a colorimetric indicator to screen specimens fo ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Enhancing Care of the Aged and Dying in Prisons

    SBC: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world The demographics of the prison population are shifting In fact the number of sentenced state and federal prisoners age or older grew at times the rate of the overall prison population from The health status of aging inmates does not mirror the free world population In fac ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Enhanced multiphoton microscopy through spatial light modulation

    SBC: BOULDER NONLINEAR SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Nonlinear optical microscopy techniques and particularly multiphoton fluorescence microscopy have become popular tools for visualizing the three dimensional cellular architecture residing hundreds of microns and up to one millimeter deep in living organisms This is particularly valuable in neurobiology where multiphoton techniques have become widely used fo ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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