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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. Determining Students' Academic Engagement while Completing Learning Activities and Assessments

    SBC: Tutorgen, Inc.            Topic: edIES15R0005

    With this Phase I funding, the project team will develop and test a prototype of D-TECH, a system to determine students' level of academic engagement while completing computer-based learning activities and assessments. The prototype will integrate within existing third party computer-based programs (e.g., online courseware, educational games, simulations, intelligent tutors) and will consist of a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  2. Integrated Cookstove-Heating-Electricity Generation for Small homes- Integrated cooking, heating, and electric power generation

    SBC: ASAT, INC.            Topic: 15NCER02

    _x000D_Currently available biomass heating/cooking stoves in Asia and in the USA do not efficiently cook food or heat houses while consuming too much fuel and emitting pollution, resulting in respiratory illnesses and premature death. ASAT specializes in the development and manufacturing of clean burning biomass stoves. In SBIR Phase I, ASAT developed a low emission, fuel efficient Integrated Heat ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Environmental Protection Agency
  3. SoundAlert- A Centralized System Capable of Alerting People Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Impaired of Critical Sounds in Their Environment

    SBC: CREATEABILITY CONCEPTS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The project is intended to result in a comprehensive system that delivers natural warning and communication mechanisms for persons with hearing loss. The SoundAlert system offers a unique approach to enable persons who are deaf or hard of hearing to: (1) initiate and receive emergency communications; (2) receive alerts in the workplace or home environments on a single, pocket-sized device throug ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of Education
  4. Why Go It Alone? The Use of Public Resources to Enhance Computer Accessibility for Individuals with Cognitive Disabilities

    SBC: Life Technologies            Topic: N/A

    Individuals with cognitive disabilities represent one of the fastest growing disability groups in the U. S. The potential for computer technology to increase social integration for this population is well-documented. However, cognitive and financial barriers frequently preclude the acquisition and maintenance of personal computer hardware, software programs, and Internet service. The Personal Ac ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  5. Why Go It Alone The Use of Public Resources to Enhance Computer Accessibility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

    SBC: Life Technologies            Topic: N/A

    The Personal Access Computer Key a modified Universal Serial Bus designed to accommodate adaptive software capable of being launched on publicly accessible updated computers

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  6. Balloon Platforms for Remote Sensing of Water Quality in Mixing Zones

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: N/A

    We hypothesize that lightweight infrared (IR) and video cameras mounted on a unmanned tethered helium balloon and accessed via a wireless network can remotely sense water quality at site scales. We will demonstrate the technical feasibility of a ground based network to monitor and control balloon mounted IP-enabled wireless IR and video cameras for measurement of the spatial distribution of surfa ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Environmental Protection Agency
  7. My Scrivener Innovative Technology to Enhance Fine Motor Function

    SBC: Obslap Inc            Topic: N/A

    A prototype special education intervention called My Scrivener based on emerging research demonstrating that computer assisted motion training can stimulate the growth of neural connections.

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  8. An Integrated Ecoroof Energy Analysis Model

    SBC: Quantec, L.L.C.            Topic: N/A

    Vegetated roof (ecoroofs) offer diverse benefits, including energy savings and stormwater runoff reductions. Installation of ecoroofs in both new and existing buildings has expanded significantly during the past five years, with several local jurisdictions providing incentives for their installation and the LEED green building rating system offering multiple credits for them. However, discussion ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Environmental Protection Agency
  9. Development of a Novel Virus Capture System Using Positively Charged Silica Matrix

    SBC: SCIENTIFIC METHODS INC            Topic: N/A

    The Phase II goals aim to build upon the successful feasibility study completed during Phase I study and to complete the research required to commercialize the functionalized silica beads for virus detection and point-of use treatment applications. The primary Phase II objectives are aimed at developing two products: (1) a virus `capture-and-release¿ bead for use in human enteric virus and co ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Environmental Protection Agency
  10. Automated Sample Collection and Concentration System for Multiple Pathogens in Water

    SBC: SCIENTIFIC METHODS INC            Topic: N/A

    The goal of this research project is to develop a simple, rapid and highly automated sample collection system that will concentrate a broad range of pathogens simultaneously. The system will integrate continuous flow centrifugation with an innovative positively charged filter so that large (i.e. protozoan parasites and bacteria) and small (i.e. enteric viruses) biologically active particles can b ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Environmental Protection Agency
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