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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until June, 2020.

  1. Development of a Reliable, Low-Cost and User-Friendly Spot Test Kit for Leaded Paint and Dust Based on Recent Advances in Bionanotechnology

    SBC: ANDALYZE, INC.            Topic: 05NCERD9

    Lead in household paint and dust is a serious health hazard, as low-level lead exposure can result in a number of adverse health effects, especially in children. Onsite and real-time detection and quantification of lead in paint/dust are very important to homeowners and certified lead-based paint removal professionals. Toward this end, both field-portable equipment (such as X-ray fluorescenc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Environmental Protection Agency
  2. Field Analytical Model for Perchlorate

    SBC: IA, Inc.            Topic: 05NCERD4

    Perchlorate is a widely used component of solid fuel, missile and rocket propellants, explosives, and pyrotechnics. It has been shown to reduce iodide uptake into the thyroid gland. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has found perchlorate contamination in 18 states and believes contamination may exist in as many as 39 states. In early January 2005, the National Academy of Science ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Environmental Protection Agency
  3. An Integrated Ecoroof Energy Analysis Model

    SBC: Quantec, L.L.C.            Topic: 05NCERD5

    Vegetated roofs (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 5 years, with several local jurisdictions providing incentives for their installation and the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design green building rating system offering multiple ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Environmental Protection Agency
  4. Balloon Platforms for Remote Sensing of Water Quality in Mixing Zones

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: 05NCERD4

    MixZon, Inc., hypothesizes that lightweight infrared (IR) and video cameras mounted on an unmanned tethered helium balloon accessible via a wireless network can remotely sense water quality at site scales. MixZon 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 distri ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Environmental Protection Agency
  5. RF Tag and Development Systems for Manipulative Educational Activities

    SBC: AdamLab, LLC            Topic: N/A

    The project designs, tests, and evaluates the Teach ME system. The Teach ME system embodies universal design for learning principles by using smart sensor technology to create manipulative activities for all students and specifically addresses the needs of students with cognitive disabilities. Research identifies a family of radio frequency (rf) passive tags, both regular and anti-collision, and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Consulting framework

    SBC: Mateo Software Consulting            Topic: N/A

    The objective of this proposal is to create a consulting framework that reduces associated professional development costs for schools implementing the technology recommendations of NCLB Title I, Part D. This is achieved by creating an aggregation platform and methodology for integrating data in both Student Interchange Format (SIF) and non-SIF sources into digital representations of learning manag ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  9. 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
  10. Development of a process methodology to determine the cost of ownership of instructional resources in relation to the benefits of improved student performance

    SBC: Progress Education Inc            Topic: N/A

    School reform efforts call for using scientific approaches to making decisions in education. Currently, data are available to inform decisions, but many educators are not well equipped to understand quantitative information, how to use it, and how to communicate quantitative results. During Phase I, we will conduct focus groups and surveys, and train educators to use data to help students succeed. ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
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