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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. Advanced Algorithmic Acceleration and System Modeling for Low-Dose CT Imaging

    SBC: INSTARECON INC            Topic: NIBIB

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): With the increased use of x-ray CT, the development of a market for CT screening exams, and the imaging of younger patients, there is a growing concern about the public health risk caused by the radiation dose deliveredby x-ray CT. The reduction of this dose has therefore taken on increased importance, as evidenced by the recent NIH Summit on Managing Dose in C ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. A highly multiplexed, scalable ultrananocrystalline diamond microarray sensor for

    SBC: Advanced Diamond TechNologies, Inc.            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is an acute need for the development of a new class of selective and sensitive portable analytical sensors to enable reliable monitoring of multiple classes of chemical analytes in complex biomatrices. Current preferred methods for determining the concentration of analytes are spectroscopy and voltammetry. We propose the development of electrochemical m ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. A 10 Kilowatt, Rankin Cycle Agricultural Waste to Energy Conversion Module Utilizing Ultra Micro Turbo-Alternators

    SBC: Fluidic microControls, Inc.            Topic: H

    In 2011, there were 60,000 dairy farms in the US. Of there, 56,600 had herds of fewer than 500 animals. Currently, manure digester installations are only considered economical for herds of at least 500 animals. There require turbine or diesel generator sets of 100 Kilowatt size and larger. The need exists for a smaller waste to energy conversion approach for implementation on small farms were ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Environmental Protection Agency
  4. Clinical Development of a Stable Glucagon Formulation for Bi-hormonal Pump

    SBC: Vidasym, Inc            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Osteoporosis is a major public health threat. National Osteoporosis Foundation estimated that the US national direct expenditures for osteoporotic hip fractures were at 17 billion in 2005 and it would increase to 25billion in 2025. Current treatments for osteoporosis include several anti-resorptive (or anti-catabolic) and some anabolic agents. VDRMs such as ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services

    SBC: NANOCYTOMICS LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this small business innovation research grant is to develop and commercialize a highly accurate, minimally invasive risk stratification technique for colorectal cancer (CRC) that is simple enough to be performed by the primary care provider during an annual physical exam. Although existing guidelines recommend CRC screening for all patients over age ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Computed Optical Margin Assessment for Breast Cancer


    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Diagnostic Photonics, Inc. (DxP) is a medical device company developing an intraoperative imaging system for surgical guidance and real-time assessment of cancer tumor margins based on interferometric synthetic aperturemicroscopy (ISAM), a novel modality that uses light defraction to assess tissue. Because of the fatty nature of the breast, current intraoperati ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Development of a Urine Test for the Early Detection of Liver Cancer

    SBC: GlucoSentient, Inc            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): While the high costs of healthcare in the U.S. can be felt by everyone in the country, the economic impact to patients with kidney failure is particularl significant as dialysis treatments can reach 85,000 annually, with transplantation being the only known cure. Therefore, kidney transplants today make up more than half of all transplants performed in the U.S ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Development of small molecules targeting Nrf2 pathway for treatment of Colitis

    SBC: Coapt LLC            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Pattern recognition (PR) myoelectric control systems can dramatically improve an amputee patient's control over a powered prostheses, but they have not been made commercially available. Coapt, LLC, is a start-up stagecompany that is seeking to commercialize PR myoelectric control for the benefit of upper-limb amputees. The controller is based on research ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Diametrically Patterned Dural Graft for Enhanced Dura Mater Regeneration

    SBC: ACOUSTIC MEDSYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Prostate cancer affects one in every six men and remains the second leading cause of cancer related mortality in men. Permanent interstitial brachytherapy, the permanent placement of radioactive seeds in the prostate, is widely used in the treatment of prostate cancer. Despite the recent uptake in robotic surgery (with reported increased urinary morbidity) whic ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. E-Learning Assisted HAZWOPER Training for Medicolegal Death Investigators

    SBC: D&E TECHNICAL, INC            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Human death investigations must by law be properly implemented even when the decedent is involved in or near to the scene of a hazardous materials emergency. This project intends to develop worker health and safety training for those staff of coroners and medical examiners who investigate deaths in hazardous materials environments. This innovative training will ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
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