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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. Atmospheric Plasma Processing to Kill Pathogens and Extend Shelf Life of Produce

    SBC: ADVANCED PLASMA PRODUCTS, INC.            Topic: FDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR Phase I project will design, build, and test the Atmospheric Plasma Produce Disinfection System (APPDS), an in-line processing unit that will operate continuously to treat fresh produce. The APPDS will reducethe risk of foodborne infections by neutralizing pathogens, while decreasing microbial spoilage, preserving the organoleptic properties and nutri ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. A Low Cost, Accurate, and Portable Detection Method for Contaminant Levels in Foo

    SBC: DIAGTRONIX, INC.            Topic: FDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The U.S. CDC estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne illnesses. The costs in lost productivity and increased health carecosts are enormous, in addition to the consequences to individuals and families from missed work and schooling, disrupted family life, and pain an ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Novel on-dose authentication to enhance pharmaceutical supply chain security

    SBC: CERTIRX CORPORATION            Topic: FDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The counterfeit drug business originated with lifestyle drugs, such as the erectile dysfunction drug. Now, however, counterfeits in almost any therapeutic category may be purchased by Americans through internet pharmacies. In fact, the Pharmaceutical Safety Institute found in 2010 that counterfeits in the metabolic disease category grew fastest (2), with the tr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Novel High Affinity and Long-Acting Bovine FSH Analogs for Veterinary Superovulat

    SBC: TROPHOGEN INC            Topic: FDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Bovine ovarian superovulation is the current state-of-the-art method employed worldwide to maintain and improve milk and beef production through genetic selection of the best quality breeders and best quality embryos for transfer. These embryos may either be transferred fresh or frozen both to local recipient cows as well as conveniently shipped to any internat ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. 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
  6. Improved Child Safety Seat

    SBC: Minnesota HealthSolutions Corporation            Topic: NCIPC

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among children in the United States. Child safety seats provide protection and have been observed to reduce death and injury rates by more than 70% when properly used. Studies have observed that only 10% to 20% of children are correctly harnessed into correctly installed seats. One of the most common errors i ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Sorbents for Toxic-Metal Removal in Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacture

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: FDA

    DESCRIPTION: The overall project goal is to develop sorbents that remove catalytic metals used in drug synthesis, which if not adequately removed between synthetic steps and from the final active pharmaceutical ingredients, can lead to toxic side-effects.Sorbents are being designed to meet new U.S. Pharmacopeia and international standards to be implemented in September, 2013. Goals are to remove c ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Preclinical Development of Selective PKC_epsilon Inhibitors to Treat Alcoholism

    SBC: VM DISCOVERY, INC.            Topic: NIAAA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Alcohol abuse and alcoholism (alcohol use disorders) are significant public health issues and represent one of the largest public health problems. In the United States alone, alcohol use disorders affect about 14 million people, costing approximately 184 billion a year due to lost wages, legal and medical costs from associated injuries and liver, cardiac, neop ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Responsible Drinking: Internet-based, Interactive Computer Tailored Intervention

    SBC: Pro-Change Behavior Systems Inc            Topic: NIAAA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Excessive alcohol use is associated with a range of serious and costly health, social, and economic consequences at the individual and societal level. This program of research serves as a venue by which to produce and test an innovative, science-based, and cost-effective means to intervene in a private, convenient, and individualized way with employed adults wh ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Picture Me Alcohol Free: Engaging Youth in Community-Based Prevention

    SBC: Prevention Strategies LLC            Topic: NIAAA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes to build on the successful Phase I Picture Me Alcohol Free (PMAF) feasibility pilot study. PMAF is a community-based program designed to train groups of youth to a) represent contributing factors and consequences (e.g., social availability, alcohol-involved crashes) of underage drinking in their communities through a specific photograp ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services

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