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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: Wireless point-of-care sensor for continuous fluid status monitoring of patients with congestive heart failure

    SBC: Volumetrix, LLC            Topic: SH

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project will provide the market with a novel non-invasive method for measuring fluid status in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF). The ability to detect volume status changes prior to the onset of heart failure symptoms has tremendous patient care and economic impact. According to the Americ ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 National Science Foundation
  2. STTR Phase I: Odorant receptor identification transforms odor design

    SBC: OdoRcept, LLC            Topic: BT

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project will be to develop odorant receptor function bioassays to provide services for companies that develop and formulate odors used in many kinds of commercial products. These services identify the biological sensors responsible for specific odor sensations and determine how these sensors are invol ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 National Science Foundation
  3. STTR Phase I: Additive manufacturing processes for iron based amorphous metal components

    SBC: Sindre Metals, Inc.            Topic: MN

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this project lies in development of a new class of amorphous metal alloys that could benefit society as a whole. Theoretical calculations have shown that 90% weight reduction of components can be achieved with Iron-based amorphous and nano-composite alloys. By reducing the weight of components in automotive and aerospace, significant fuel savings can be a ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 National Science Foundation
  4. STTR Phase I: Cooperative Selection of Aptamer Pairs by Unlocking Parallel Enrichment Paths

    SBC: Proximity Biosciences LLC            Topic: BT

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project will be to develop reliable technology for the production of aptamer pairs. Aptamers are core reagents in emerging markets, regarded as alternatives to monoclonal antibodies in therapeutics, diagnostics, and imaging. They possess several appealing qualities: Ease of in vitro synthesis, flexibl ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 National Science Foundation
  5. STTR Phase I: Novel Analysis Tools for Production of Higher Indican Yielding Plants for Bio-based Indigo

    SBC: STONY CREEK COLORS, INC.            Topic: CT

    The broader impacts of this Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project relate to the increased viability of indigo as an agricultural crop competing with synthetically manufactured indigo dye. Indigo was among the major global cash crops of the 18th and 19th centuries and accounted for 100% of the indigo dye consumed in the world. Since the beginning of the 20th century, nearly 100% of the ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 National Science Foundation
  6. STTR Phase I: Science, Technology, and Bullying Prevention in an App: Students to School Change

    SBC: MOBILE CINEMA PARK, INC.            Topic: EA

    This STTR Phase I project aims to transform bullying prevention for middle school students through a revolutionary bullying prevention app. Bullying is the most common form of aggression and almost all states are mandating schools provide programming or policies. This project builds on the strong foundation of a one-of-a-kind, scientifically-grounded 90-minute 3D, interactive bullying prevention a ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 National Science Foundation
  7. STTR Phase II: A Novel Abdominal Stimulator to Assist with Ventilator Weaning in Patients

    SBC: Liberate Medical LLC            Topic: BM

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project, in which a non-invasive respiratory muscle stimulation device and approach to weaning patients from mechanical ventilation will be developed, is a reduction in public health care expenditure and a reduction in morbidity for the half a million patients who have difficulty weaning from mechani ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 National Science Foundation
  8. High Fidelity Computational Models for Aggregated Tissue Interaction in Surgical Simulations

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: DHP16A001

    Surgical simulations aiming to support surgeon practices and medical education have attracted enormous research effort over the last two decades. However, the physical reality, especially on simulating aggregated tissue interaction, is still unsatisfactory. In this proposed work, an open source surgery simulation framework, SoFMIS, will be utilized and enhanced with tissue interaction models to a ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  9. Bio-mathematical Models of Aggregated Tissues & Organ Properties

    SBC: Corvid Innovation LLC            Topic: DHP16A001

    Realistic surgical simulation requires a combination of representative tissue geometry, accurate tissue material properties and lifelike tool-tissue interaction forces. Recent advances in computational power and imaging modalities have provided the capability to represent the anatomical details required for surgical training; however, the mathematical models which govern the underlying tissue pro ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  10. Bio-Mathematical Models of Aggregated Tissues & Organ Properties

    SBC: BioMojo, LLC            Topic: DHP16A001

    BioMojo LLC and the Departments of Mathematics and Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, will develop a preliminary bio mathematical model framework to represent how human tissues interact and behave at their boundaries. Tissue interaction properties (e.g. tensile, shear, friction, and so forth) of connective, epithelial, muscular, and nervous tissue including su ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
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