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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. Adaptive and Smart Materials for Advanced Manufacturing Methods

    SBC: Nextgen Aeronautics, Inc.            Topic: AF17AT018

    Additive manufacturing (AM) technologies covering a broad range of technologies and processes have been under continuous and accelerating development since the 80s. While there are still fundamental hurdles such as low production rates and small sizes, AM holds tremendous promise in terms of revolutionizing manufacturing. Recent trends include direct-printing and incorporating sensors and electr ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Alternative Methods for Creating a Sodium Guidestar

    SBC: Arete Associates            Topic: AF17AT005

    Adaptive Optics allow ground-based astronomical observatories to overcome atmospheric distortion limited observation by using natural and artificial guide stars to measure the distortion. Sodium-layer guide stars provide near all-sky coverage for high resolution astronomy. Over the last 20 years, Optically Pumped Semiconductor Laser (OPSL), also referred to as Vertically Extended Cavity Surface ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. A Multiphysics Framework Utilizing Nonlinear Material Models for Predicting Impact of Structural Profile Disruption on High-Velocity Air Vehicles

    SBC: ATA Engineering, Inc.            Topic: AF17AT025

    The aerothermal environment for hypersonic flight vehicles is severe and can generate extremely high material temperatures. These high-temperature environments can cause intense localized heating, which may result in local pockets and/or structural instabilities, especially at vehicle leading-edge regions, and may lead to disruptions that affect vehicle performance. The aerothermal environment may ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. An epitope focused nanoparticle vaccine for MRSA and biodefense

    SBC: VLP BIOTECH, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Overall Staphylococcus aureus is a gram positive bacteria which possesses a multitude of virulence factors It is a frequent and severe pathogen in hospitals and of increasing concern in the community where it results in severe skin infections pneumonia bacterial endocarditis and sepsis A significant proportion of these infections are the result of methici ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. An integrative multi phenotype pipeline for drug evaluation pharmacogenomics and attribute prediction

    SBC: PHENVOGEN LLC            Topic: 300

    PROJECT SUMMARY The process of drug discovery is costly and many promising compounds fail during clinical trials By then expenses upward of $ million dollars per failed drug may have incurred and these financial risks hamper research efforts and ultimately reduce the availability of treatment options In this research proposal we are using systematic approaches to map the relationships be ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. A novel anti gonorrhea immunotherapeutic

    SBC: Planet Biotechnology Incorporated            Topic: NIAID

    Antimicrobial resistance is a major public health problem worldwide Neisseria gonorrhoeae Ng the causative agent of the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhea has become multidrug resistant and has achieved superbug status Novel therapeutics against Ng are urgently needed Complement C is a key arm of innate immune defenses A mechanism used by several pathogens including Ng to esca ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. A Transparent Surgical Mask to Improve Patient Caregiver Communication Minimize Errors and Increase Patient Satisfaction

    SBC: FaceView Mask, LLC            Topic: 600

    PROJECT SUMMARY Hearing loss innate and acquired occurs in over million Americans and globally in over million people To compensate many with hearing impairment rely on the combination of audio information and visual cues from the face cheeks nose and eyes to facilitate speech understanding In healthcare settings this important visual communication is severely hindered by the ubi ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. A Unified System for Wireless Optogenetics and Brain Microdialysis for Small Molecules Prototype Development and Validation

    SBC: AMUZA, INC            Topic: 101

    PROJECT SUMMARY While optogenetics is well suited for understanding the dynamic activity of neural circuits the first central theme of the NIH BRAIN Initiative PAR its neurochemical impacts remain largely uncharacterized due to a lack of appropriate tools Given that the predominant mode of cellular interactions is neurochemical commercial development of such tools will fulfill the ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Automated electrophysiological analysis of neural circuitry using a novel nano electrode array for intracellular recording of membrane potential

    SBC: CYION TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: 101

    Summary Nervous systems process information by integrating the electrical activity of neurons in complex networks The alterations in the flow of electrical activity through neuronal networks of the brain play a causal role in the pathogenesis and or the appearance of symptoms of neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases A fundamental goal of BRAIN Initiative is therefore to elucidate how the ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Automated Electrophysiology Assessment of Drug induced Cardiotoxicity Based on Parallel Noninvasive Nanoelectrode Array


    Summary Drug safety issues pose a serious challenge to the health and well being of patients The development of our innovative technology aims to address a significant gap in the in vitro assessment of drug induced cardiotoxicity which is the number one reason for withdrawals of all marketed drugs as well as the premature termination of promising drug development candidates Pressured by the eno ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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