Award Data

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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 September, 2020.

  1. STTR Phase I: A noninvasive gene expression based classifier for oral cancer

    SBC: ARPHION, LTD            Topic: BC

    This Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Phase I project will focus on oral cancer (OC), a disease that strikes over 30,000 new patients each year in the US resulting in about 8,000 deaths and even more disfigurements. This costs hundreds of millions of dollars in medical fees. A surgical biopsy with histopathology diagnosis is routine for oral tumor assessment and about one million ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  2. SBIR Phase I: Safe Li-ion battery with low temperature molten salt electrolyte

    SBC: INVENTEK CORP            Topic: BC

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project aims to resolve a glaring safety issue of Li-ion battery for grid energy storage. Li-ion has experienced a number of high profile failures that lead to fires. In spite of its high-rate capability, long life and efficiency, the excessive cost and inadequate safety of Li-ion will limit its broader application for grid storage. The safety ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  3. SBIR Phase I: Integrating Electrical Flux Metrology with Third Party Machine tools for Precision On-board Measurements

    SBC: SmalTec, International            Topic: NM

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will quantify the reliability of Electrical Flux Metrology (EFM) technology, compare its precision against existing state-of-the-art metrology processes, and verify the portability onto a third party machine tool. One of the greatest obstacles in machining micro-parts is inspection and verification. Prospective customers, partners and investo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  4. SBIR Phase I: Reactive Silver Inks for High Performance Printed Electronics

    SBC: Electroninks Incorporated            Topic: MN

    The broader impact/commercial impact of this project is centered on its ability to significantly enhance the conductive ink applications in the printed electronics market. Printed electronics is dominated by high viscosity silver pastes for screen-printing applications. However, these pastes are extremely high cost, require high annealing temperatures, and do not achieve the high conductivities wi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  5. SBIR Phase I: Efficient Marketplace for Procedural Documentation


    This Phase I project's broader/commercial impact will be marketable software as a service that should generate tax revenue based on sales and increase the number of jobs available to U.S. residents. Research says that "as much as two-thirds of the value created by new Internet offerings has been captured as consumer surplus." Web-based WYSIWYG XML editors are currently available in the market ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  6. SBIR Phase I: Dynamically Assessing Network Security Policy Compliance with NP-Live

    SBC: NETWORK PERCEPTION, INC.            Topic: IC

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project results from its potential to significantly strengthen the ability of network operators and security administrators to implement the correct set of rules to keep critical assets out of reach of cyber adversaries. The power grid has been said to be the most important engineering achievement of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  7. SBIR Phase I: Amorphous Metal Nonlinear Resistor Applications for Liquid Crystal Display Backplanes

    SBC: Amorphyx, Incorporated            Topic: NM

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project assesses the technical feasibility of the amorphous metal non-linear resistor as a transformational display technology. This technology challenges conventional display industry wisdom by using tunneling electronics, enabled through innovative materials, to simplify the active matrix liquid crystal display backplane. A new path is defined for ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  8. SBIR Phase I: Designing New Economical High-Temperature Aluminum Superalloys

    SBC: NANOAL LLC            Topic: MI

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project involves development of a new class of lightweight aluminum superalloys to replace much heavier cast iron in automobile brake rotors. There is a large market for brake rotors, estimated worldwide at $10 billion. Replacing four cast iron brake rotors in a typical sedan will reduce its weight by about 80 pounds, which translates into significan ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 National Science Foundation
  9. Recycling Rare Earth Metals from Nickel Metal Hydride Batteries

    SBC: Onto Technology, LLC            Topic: C

    This Phase I Small Business Innovation Research Project develops methods of recycling rare earth alloys from used nickel metal hydride batteries. Alloys of rare earth metal, nickel and other metals provide functional hydride storage materials that are critical to the operation of nickel metal hydride batteries and their applications. The current fleet of hybrid electric vehicles relies upon nick ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Environmental Protection Agency
  10. A 10 Kilowatt, Rankine Cycle Agricultural Waste to Energy Conversion Module Utilizing Ultra Micro Turbo-Alternators

    SBC: Fluidic microControls, Inc.            Topic: H

    Current anaerobic digester systems are designed for capturing energy from waste from large heads of farm animals. GHD, Inc., a leading manufacturer of anaerobic digesters, has stated that a minimum dairy heard size for economical implementation of a biogas system as 800 cows. These require turbine or diesel generator sets of 100 Kilowatt size and larger, a limiting factor in economically scaling ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Environmental Protection Agency
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