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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. Interactive e-learning to promote successful postsecondary employment outcomes for students with intellectual disabilities

    SBC: 3-C Institute for Social Development, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Employment is essential for helping individuals with intellectual disabilities achieve independence, financial security, and self-sufficiency to be active members in the community as well as foster a higher quality of life more generally. However, only 25% of individuals with intellectual disabilities are employed two years after high school. Utilizing 3C’s proprietary dynamic e-learning platfor ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Education
  2. A biomarker of aging as a predictor of kidney transplant function


    ABSTRACT The number of kidney transplant candidates on the waiting list continues to increase each year, while the number of kidney donations remains stagnant. The enduring donor shortage compels clinicians to use kidneys from marginal donors, referred toas expanded criteria donors (ECD). ECD kidneys, obtained primarily from older donors, have a higher risk of delayed graft function and graft loss ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Biosensor Assays for Diagnosis of Chronic HCV Infection


    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase I SBIR application is submitted in response to the call by DHHS for new tests for qualitative measurement of HCV RNA for diagnosis of chronic HCV infection in patients. The need is for HCV RNA assays that areas reliable but less expensive and resource-demanding than current molecular assays. The new test proposed for research and development consists ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Innovative Positive Juvenile Justice Tools for Youth Courts


    ABSTRACT Adolescents in underserved, urban communities are disproportionately involved in the juvenile justice system. Youth involvement in the court system is a serious public health concern. In recent years, juvenile justice professionals have begun to supplement traditional efforts aimed at discipline and punishment with an asset- based perspective referred to as positive youth justice (PYJ). ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. A Generic Cross-Platform Perception API for Unmanned Vehicles

    SBC: Honeybee Robotics, Ltd.            Topic: OSD13HS4

    ABSTRACT: Autonomous vehicles lack a standardized mechanism for seamless cross-platform sharing of testing frameworks and evaluations of basic tasks. The ability to execute common tests on various hardware platforms is essential in order to be able to e

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. Enhanced Optical Module to Enable Polarized 129Xe MRI Use in Clinical Trials

    SBC: POLAREAN, INC.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There are now 50+ new drugs in Phase II-III development to treat COPD - a disease affecting 13 million Americans, costing 49B and killing 120,000 each year. However, a major limitation in evaluating therapies for thesechronic diseases is the lack of a sufficiently sensitive and non-invasive method for drug developers to see efficacy on timescales of days rathe ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Microbial Surrogate Assay for Environmental PAH Exposure

    SBC: ARPHION LTD.            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Arphion is a company established to develop noninvasive products that will be used to diagnose, prevent, and treat head and neck and other cancers. 41,000 people are diagnosed with head and neck cancer (HNC) every yearin the United States, with 8,000 deaths. Tens of millions of people in the US are at increased risk for HNC due to exposure to the polycyclic ary ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Ingested DNA spiked beads to remove HMGB1 to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IB


    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), which includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, is one of the five most prevalent gastrointestinal diseases in the USA. The overall cost exceeds 1.7 billion, affecting as manyas 1.4 million individuals in the USA and 2.2 million individuals in Europe. IBD accounts for more than 700,000 physician visits, 100,000 ho ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Technology-enhanced Tutoring: Linking School and Home to Help Struggling Readers

    SBC: SIRIUS THINKING LTD            Topic: N/A

    The project team is developing a prototype of Lightning Squad: Powered-Up Reading with Teams, a multimedia tutoring tool that will be used by paraprofessionals working with up to six 1st to 3rd grade students who need extra support in reading. The tutoring program will build on the Success for All whole school reading program through the incorporation of video segments and gaming content. The prod ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Education
  10. The eSparkBeat: A Pulse on the Modern Classroom

    SBC: ESPARK LEARNING            Topic: N/A

    eSpark is a website that provides teachers curated playlists of tablet-based apps, videos, and assessments tailored to students’ individualized learning needs. In this project, the research team is developing a prototype of eSparkBeat, a dynamic dashboard to provide teachers useful content and resources tailored to particular classroom foci to improve instruction. The intended users of eSpark wi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Education
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