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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. 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
  2. Enhancing Augmentative and Alternative Communication Rates in pre-K Through 6

    SBC: Speak Agent, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The project team is developing a prototype of a tool for touch-screen mobile devices to support students in pre-kindergarten to grade 6 who have special communication needs. The product will include artificial intelligence software that will adapt the prompts and cues to the needs of individual students. In the Phase I pilot research, the team will examine whether the prototype functions as planne ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Education
  3. 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
  4. Low-power, Small Form-factor Benzene Sensor for Mobile Devices-based Exposure Monitoring

    SBC: N5 Sensors, Inc.            Topic: D

    Measuring individual exposure in real-time can revolutionize air quality monitoring in communities everywhere. Such information would allow citizens to take preventive measures to reduce their exposures to air toxics, which would impact their health and quality of life tremendously. Mobile devices such as smart-phones and tablets represent a powerful infrastructure that could be leveraged to devel ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Environmental Protection Agency
  5. A Novel Small Molecule Therapeutic for Alcoholic Chronic Pancreatitis

    SBC: Angion Biomedica Corp.            Topic: NIAAA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Chronic Pancreatitis (CP) is characterized by continuous or recurrent inflammation of the pancreas that leads to permanent destruction of the pancreas resulting in exocrine and endocrine insufficiency. CP is a common disorder associated with significant morbidity and mortality with an incidence of 8.2 and a prevalence of 27.4 per 100 000 population. The etiolog ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. PRECLINICAL TESTING OF HUMAN GHRELIN AND GROWTH HORMONE FOR SEPSIS IN THE ELDLY

    SBC: THERASOURCE, LLC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The ultimate goal of our proposal is to develop a novel therapeutic approach that will save lives of aged septic patients. Sepsis is the most common cause of death in the non-cardiac intensive care units (ICU). It is particularly a serious problem in the geriatric population. The elderly (e 65 years of age) accounts for 12% of the US population but 65% of sepsi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Antifungal Compound Discovery from Metagenomes

    SBC: LUCIGEN CORPORATION            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is societal need for new compounds in our arsenal of defenses against fungal pathogens, many of which are increasingly resistant to existing therapeutics. The best possible source for new antifungal compounds withpotentially novel mechanisms of action is within natural environments, particularly soils, which have the greatest diversity of microbial life. ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Development, Production and Testing of VLP based Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV

    SBC: TechnoVax, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this proposal is to develop a safe and efficacious virus-like particle (VLP) based-respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine to prevent the disease caused by this pathogen. The respiratory illnesses provokedby RSV in infants, children and the elderly are of global economical and public health impact. A recent worldwide estimate [5] indicates that ov ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A Therapeutic for Radiation Induced Lung Injury

    SBC: Angion Biomedica Corp.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Nuclear accidents and terrorism present a serious threat for causing mass-casualty scenarios. In radiation events, many people receive non-uniform whole-body or partial-body irradiation. The risk of exposure to ionizingradiation due to terrorist activities could result in acute injury as well as long-term adverse health effects in thousands of people. The lung ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Novel system for sensitive detection of botulinum neurotoxins

    SBC: ALPHA UNIVERSE LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The existence of terrorist organizations around the world, along with their ability to recruit expertise from physicians and scientists, poses an increasing threat of bioterrorist attack to society. In order to reduce the consequences of such an attack or even prevent it, new systems for detection of biothreat agents are necessary. Currently existing express ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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