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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 April, 2020.

  1. Low Friction hybridSil Coatings for Preventing Vehicle Rollover on Concrete Barriers

    SBC: Nanosonic Inc.            Topic: 121FH1

    The objective of this DoT SBIR program is to establish a technical foundation enabling the rapid commercial integration of low friction HybridSil™ coatings on concrete barriers for drastic reductions in vehicle rollover potential. Phase I coatings would have immediate utility within a broad spectrum of concrete barriers designs with readily spray or paint depositions capabilities in traffic env ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Transportation
  2. Quieting of Continuous Miner Scrubber Fan Noise

    SBC: AVEC, Inc.            Topic: NIOSH

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposal targets a specific mission of NIOSH and the current SBIR solicitation: hearing loss prevention for mine workers. The main objective of this work is to reduce the noise radiated by Continuous Miners (CM). Since CMs are responsible for about 30% of noise exposures above permissible levels [MSHA, 2006], reducing the noise in this machine would have a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Non-Intrusive Automated Portable Data Collection System for Aging Surveys

    SBC: AFrame Digital, Inc.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As the percentage of the U.S. population aged 65 and older grows from the 12.9 percent reported in 2009 to the estimated 19 percent projected in 20301, it is becoming increasingly important that the many factors affecting the health and well being of this portion of the population are understood and addressed. Methods of surveying this population and gathering ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. EverWrist: A Novel Electronic Fall Monitor for Seniors

    SBC: BARRON ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Falls and fall-related injuries in seniors are more common than strokes and can have equally serious consequences; they represent a signicant health care problem with a substantial associated morbidity and reduction inoverall mobility and function. Thirty percent of adults 65 years and older fall each year, often suering dangerous closed head injury and long bo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Integrated software application for management of Hepatitis C Virus data

    SBC: GATACA, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The hepatitis C virus (HCV) infects approximately 4 million people in the U.S, and 170 million people worldwide. The high mutation rate of HCV results in vast numbers of new genetic sequences and associated biological data in the daily conduct of laboratory research and clinical trials with attendant serious data management problems. Investigators currently rel ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. An Intelligent Capsule Endoscopy Video Analysis Software Platform

    SBC: Xyken, LLC            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies are the most common cause of cancer in the world. Of the 10.8 million people in the world each year who develop cancer, approximately 3.3 million have GI malignancies. Until recently,the only sections of the GI tract that could be imaged were the esophagus, stomach and colon through traditional endoscopy. Initial segments of t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Enhanced endophyte:poplar system for remediation of organic contaminants

    SBC: Edenspace Systems Corporation            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Trichloroethylene (TCE), one of the most common groundwater pollutants, is a known hepatotoxin and carcinogen. It has been widely used by industry and the military as a solvent and degreaser. According to the Agency forToxic Substances and Disease Registry, more than eight hundred Superfund sites in the United States are contaminated with TCE. Poplar, which can ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. A Web-Based Stress Management Program for Nurses

    SBC: ISA ASSOCIATES INC            Topic: NINR

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Nursing is a notoriously high-stress occupation - emotionally taxing and physically draining, with a high incidence of burnout. In addition to the damaging effects of stress on nurses' health and well being, stress is also a major contributor to attrition and widespread shortages in the nursing profession. Although there exist promising in-person intervent ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Levodopa Pharmacokinetic Optimization by Metal Coordination

    SBC: Synthonics, Inc.            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Synthonics is developing the metal-coordinated levodopa drug product, MCP-311, for FDA approval. Levodopa has served as a primary pharmacotherapy for patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) for 40 years and it remains uniquely effective. However, replacing dopamine by administering levodopa in a standard formulations results in pulsatile delivery, character ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Point-of-Care Diagnostic Test for Entamoeba histolytica Cysts

    SBC: TECHLAB, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The NIAID Category B priority pathogen Entamoeba histolytica is a public health threat, especially as a cause of diarrhea in travelers to and immigrants from endemic areas, men who have sex with men, and children in thedeveloping world where it is in the top 5 causes of severe diarrhea. It is also a biodefense threat to water and food supplies due to its resist ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of Health and Human Services

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