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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. STTR Phase I: An Assistive Tool to Locate People and Objects with a Multimodal Thermogram Interface

    SBC: MOAI TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: EI

    This Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Phase I project will leverage past National Science Foundation Funded research to prove that a blind/low vision user can receive practical navigation and interaction information about their environment from a multimodal thermogram (thermal image) interface on a smartphone. There are no practical assistive technologies for blind or low vision ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  2. STTR Phase I: Robot Rescue Responder-Learning Robot Programming through Playing Computer Games

    SBC: MOAI TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: EA

    This STTR Phase I project proposes to develop an interactive computer game to promote interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for high school students. The game will use NSF-funded technologies to teach students how to program and control robots while simultaneously maintaining student interest through the entertainment of playing a real time strategy (RTS) game. The proposed ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  3. STTR Phase I: Pulsed Laser Polishing

    SBC: LasX Industries, Inc.            Topic: NM

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will enable development of pulsed laser micro polishing equipment and the software needed to use and control the equipment. To obtain a desired level of polishing (a mirror finish for example), many decisions must be made such as the path of the polishing laser over a surface to be polished, the speed with which the laser beam moves, t ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  4. Non-ATP competitive inhibitors of cyclin dependent kinases as cancer therapeutics

    SBC: PPI PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States with some sub-types remaining essentially untreatable, expansion of available drug targets will provide significant new options for the development ofmore effective antineoplastic agents. The major goal of this project is to apply a unique drug discovery strategy to cancer drug development. Th ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Hand Rehabilitation using Variable Assistance through Force and EMG Feedback

    SBC: Koronis Biomedical Technologies Corp.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project proposes to develop and evaluate a hand rehabilitation system for chronic hemiparetic stroke survivors that have lost their ability to full control their hand. Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability, and is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Stroke survivors often face a significant loss of functional motor control in ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. A Millimeter-wave Tunable Cavity for Ultra-sensitive Solids and Liquids DNP-NMR at Low Budget

    SBC: DOTY SCIENTIFIC, INC.            Topic: NIA

    ? DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): NMR is probably the most powerful and widely used analytical technique for structure determination and function elucidation of molecules of all types, but it suffers from low sensitivity, particularly for insoluble biological macromolecules. Dynamic Nuclear Polarization (DNP) with Magic Angle Spinning (MAS) has recently demonstrated S/N gains exceeding t ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Prevention of erectile dysfunction following prostate cancer radiotherapy

    SBC: Humanetics Corporation            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The aim of this proposal is to evaluate BIO 300 as an effective therapy to prevent and/or mitigate the erectile dysfunction (ED) that is commonly observed following radiotherapy (RT) for prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States. Approximately half of prostate cancer patients will undergo RT as a part of thei ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Location Initiated Individualized Texts for African American Adolescent Health

    SBC: MEI Research, Ltd            Topic: NIMHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Obesity in the U.S. has disproportionately affected African American (AA) adolescents who have almost twice the prevalence of obesity than their Caucasian peers. This is due in part to greater exposure to, and higher consumption of, 'fast' and calorie dense foods among minority vs. majority populations. Finding effective ways to address dietary habits ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A Rapid assay for RNA targeted drugs: Instrumentation Supplement

    SBC: NUBAD, LLC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Some of the most significant therapies that treat disease target nucleic acids Drugs that target nucleic acid include cancer drugs antibiotics and antivirals Combined these classes of drugs have annual sales worldwide of $ billion Antibiotics that target nucleic acids account for $ billion of the $ billion of sales annuall for all antibiotics an ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Assessing the Bite Counter as a Tool for Food Intake Monitoring: Phase II

    SBC: BITE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Self monitoring has been described as the andquot cornerstone of the behavioral treatment of obesityandquot Consistent self monitoring of energy intake is associated with improved dietary adherence and weight loss and maintenance The problem is that individuals are notoriously bad at self monitoring their intake and suffer from an underreporting bias The s ...

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