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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. Development of a sensor for detecting Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning toxins

    SBC: SeaTox Research Inc            Topic: 842

    Paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) due to consumption of contaminated shellfish is an increasing problem is the coastal waters of the United States, particularly in New England and the Pacific Ocean. The symptoms of PSP include vomiting, diarrhea, shortness of breath, confusion, and loss of coordination in both marine animals and humans. In severe cases, PSP toxins can cause respiratory failure a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  2. Tofu-tolerant mariculture: Genomics-Assisted Breeding of a High-Quality Marine Finfish for Enhanced Performance on Sustainable, Scalable Soy-based Feeds

    SBC: Kampachi Farms, LLC            Topic: 811F

    Reliance on fishmeal and fish oil is a significant constraint to aquaculture expansion in America, and globally. As U.S. marine fish farming expands, genetic improvements could increase economic performance and decrease ecological footprint. This is critically important to sustainability, scalability and profitability of the industry, and is key to attracting capital investment. Commercial opportu ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  3. SBIR Phase I: Personalizing Online Clothing Shopping

    SBC: SHOPAGON INC            Topic: IT

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will be to improve the experience of online shopping for clothing, currently the largest segment online in the US with $51 Billion in sales for the last year and a focus for millions of consumers and thousands of companies. The innovation in this project would improve the ability to discover a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 National Science Foundation
  4. SBIR Phase I: Vacuum Arc Control using Arc Position Sensing and Induced Magnetic Fields

    SBC: KW Associates LLC            Topic: MI

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will provide the first technical advancement in the specialty metals industry (manufacturers of titanium and nickel) in more than 4 decades. Specialty metals are ubiquitous in our lives, with applications from aircraft parts to medical implants, yet the vacuum arc remelting (VAR) process, the work horse for this industry, has remained relativ ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 National Science Foundation
  5. SBIR Phase I: Nanotechnology enabled point of care diagnosis for pneumonia and sepsis

    SBC: Sympano, Inc.            Topic: BM

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will apply the novel nanotechnology to the problem of pneumonia and sepsis. Pneumonia is the second worldwide cause of death and first among children under 5 years old, and is the number one cause of sepsis. The mainstay of treatment is empiric antibiotic selection, which increases multidrug resistant organisms and may not appropriately addre ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 National Science Foundation
  6. SBIR Phase I: Game-Based Chemistry

    SBC: Athena's Compass LLC            Topic: EA

    This SBIR Phase II project studies the technological and economic problems associated with providing the market with effective high school level educational games. At a time when the economy needs a workforce with strong scientific skills, U.S. students are performing poorly on international science tests. Game-based learning has been proven to improve science learning; however, companies have str ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 National Science Foundation
  7. SBIR Phase I: Development of a novel bioabsorbable clip and applicator for rapid closure of the dura mater during open and minimally invasive spine surgery

    SBC: NeuraMedica Inc.            Topic: BM

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project is to develop a novel, bioabsorbable surgical clip and applicator for rapid closure of the dura mater in open and minimally invasive spine surgery. The dura mater is the protective membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord and contains cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Openings in the dura (duro ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 National Science Foundation
  8. SBIR Phase I: Novel, Robust Process for Thin, Dense Ceramic Coatings

    SBC: Solution Spray Technologies, LLC            Topic: MI

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project is aimed at development of a novel, low-cost process for manufacturing environmental barrier coatings (EBCs) for ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) in aviation gas turbines. A key limitation for CMC adoption is the unavailability of inexpensive, truly gas impervious EBCs to provide required CMC engine service life. While novel EBC compositions ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 National Science Foundation
  9. SBIR Phase I: Software and Services to Enable Metabolic Flux Analysis in Biotechnology Research

    SBC: Metalytics, LLC            Topic: BT

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project is to develop novel software technologies to assess cellular metabolism, which is critical for optimizing cell-based manufacturing of biochemicals, drugs, and foods. The same technology also may be used for drug discovery and therapeutic applications to treat metabolic diseases such as cancer ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 National Science Foundation
  10. SBIR Phase II: Next-Generation Microbial Fuel Cell for Highly Efficient Wastewater Treatment

    SBC: WASTE2WATERGY LLC            Topic: CT

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project, if successful, will be to advance the development of a novel microbial fuel cell (MFC) system that generates energy from the wastewater being treated. MFC technology could revolutionize wastewater treatment for small and mid-sized breweries, fruit processors and other food and beverage processing p ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 National Science Foundation
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