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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.

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  1. A Bioactive Prosthetic Vascular Graft

    SBC: BIOSURFACES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Over 60,000 prosthetic grafts, which are comprised of either polyethylene terephthalate (polyester) or expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE), are implanted in the United States each year. Medium (6-8mm) and small (l t5mm) internal diameter (I.D.) prosthetic arterial grafts continue to have unacceptably high failure rates when used in the clinical setting. T ...

    STTR Phase I 2008 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. A Bioactive Prosthetic Vascular Graft

    SBC: BIOSURFACES, INC.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Over 60,000 prosthetic grafts, which are primarily comprised of polyethylene terephthalate (polyester) or expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE), are implanted in the United States each year. Unfortunately, these grafts continue to have high failure rates due to secondary complications associated with acute thromboses and incomplete, unregulated cellular prol ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Access to Exercise Stress Testing for Elderly Native Americans in Remote Locations

    SBC: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Heart disease is the leading cause of death among elderly American Indians and Alaska Natives Heart disease death rates for elderly American Indians at per are percent higher than average in the total U S population Most elderly Native Americans live in remote locations and lack transportation to healthcare facilities This is a key barrie ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. A Coaxial High Energy Thruster for Defensive Space Applications

    SBC: Busek Co., Inc.            Topic: AF07T036

    In this program, Busek Co. Inc and Stanford University will develop and demonstrate a multi-mode high power plasma gun that can be used for both space propulsion and as a counter-measure against space debris or potentially hostile spacecraft. Investigations of this Coaxial High Energy (CHENG) thruster in the 1980's showed that it can damage a target. Because it is efficient over a wide range of ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. A Coaxial High Energy Thruster for Defensive Space Applications

    SBC: Busek Co., Inc.            Topic: AF07T036

    Busek Co. Inc. and Stanford University propose to develop and test an advanced high power plasma propulsion concept referred to here as a Coaxial High EnerGy Thruster, or CHENG thruster.  The thruster is first and foremost a propulsive device.  However, because the device is pulsed, compact, and efficient the plasma beam is highly condensed and energetic. For this reason, the thruster may also b ...

    STTR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. ACOUSTIC PROCESSING OF SPEECH TO IMPROVE ELECTROLARYNX COMMUNICATION

    SBC: SENSIMETRICS CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Over half of laryngectomy patients use an electrolarynx (EL) to communicate, but current EL devices produce speech that has poor quality ("non-human sounding") and reduced intelligibility. The acoustic deficits in EL speech inhibit the ability of laryngectomy patients to communicate, thus reducing their functional capability and quality of life. The long-term g ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Active Silicon Nanophotonics based on Photonic Crystal with Quantum Dots

    SBC: Altair Center, Llc.            Topic: AF04T013

    ALTAIR Center in cooperation with University of Rochester proposes to develop a new class of active nanophotonic devices based on quantum dots embedded into photonic crystal microstructures fabricated in silicon-on-insulator waveguides. Due to extremely strong nonlinear optical and electro-optical properties and extremely short switching times, the silicon-based photonic crystal microstructures wi ...

    STTR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. ADAPT: Allocation of Dynamic Attention across People & Teams

    SBC: Aptima, Inc.            Topic: AF06T003

    Effective task management is a critical component of mission success. As warfighters are given more information to monitor, however, their ability to detect and attend to critical information and tasks is stressed. An automatic task manager is needed to help ensure that responses to events occur in a timely manner. The foundation of such a tool is an accurate model of human dynamic attention. Many ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Adaptive Hierarchical Multiple Models to Control Dynamic Systems

    SBC: Scientific Systems Company Inc.            Topic: AF07T012

    Modern control theory offers mathematically rigorous and powerful solutions to many dynamic systems. Its limitations are that the classes of dynamic systems covered by the theory are limited to linear systems or certain well-structured nonlinear systems, and the adaptation of the controllers are often slow if the controller parameters are far away from their desired values. On the other hand, the ...

    STTR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Adaptive multi-mode photodetector and focal plane array

    SBC: APPLIED NANOFEMTO TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: AF09BT37

    Multi-modal (including spatial, spectral and polarimetric) photodetectors and focal plane arrays (FPA) can dramatically enhance the target detection, tracking and identification capability of a battle field sensing system. Most existing multi-spectral polarimetric sensing systems employ dispersive optics (gratings or prisms), or external polarizer technologies to obtain spectral and polarimetric c ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
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