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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 June, 2020.

  1. Custom Fit 3D-Printed Pediatric Respiratory Masks

    SBC: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This project will develop an FDA approved process D printing system and advanced D printable material suitable for point of care manufacturing of custom fit continuous positive airway pressure CPAP masks for neonates In extremely low birth weight infants nasal CPAP therapy is delivered via soft biocompatible neonatal sized nasal masks suitable for lon ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Distance Filtering System for Retinal Implants

    SBC: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We propose to develop and evaluate the utility of a novel input camera system for retinal prosthetics that allows users to filter optical imagery based on distance from the observer We call this andquot depth filteringandquot which can be accomplished with a depth sensing stereoscopic camera system Retinal prostheses can restore partial vision to people bli ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 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. Modeling of Integrally Bladed Rotor (IBR) Blends

    SBC: Optimal Solutions Software, LLC            Topic: N13AT002

    The main goal of Phase II is to validate the Phase I prototype and develop an integrated design and analysis tool for assessing large damage and blends for compressor IBRs on gas turbine engines and other blade systems. This tool will have at its core the automated analytical modeling of as-measured or as-expected airfoil blends for the structural and aero response to the shape change due to blend ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Design, Reconfigure, and Evaluate Autonomous Models in Training

    SBC: Tier 1 Performance Solutions, LLC            Topic: AF15AT14

    ABSTRACT: The proliferation of autonomous- and human-machine systems necessitates the creation of new tools for system design and evaluation. Key among these are simulation testbeds that support interactions between multiple warfighters and systems, and methods for creating and integrating intelligent agent models into simulation environments. We see a significant opportunity to advance the state ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Reverberation Mitigation of Speech

    SBC: Minerva Systems & Technologies, LLC            Topic: AF15AT17

    ABSTRACT: Speech recognition technology is in wide use today and has been successfully integrated in a number of applications. Most of these applications require a microphone located near the talker. However, when a distant microphone is used where the speaker is at some distance from the microphone as in a hands-free communication, or in a meeting room, there is a major problem with the captured ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Reliable Manufacturing of Scandia-Doped Tungsten Powders for Thermionic Cathodes

    SBC: NGIMAT, LLC            Topic: N15AT010

    In this STTR effort nGimat will partner with the University of Kentucky to develop a new process for manufacturing scandia-doped tungsten powder for use in vacuum tube cathode devices. While a significant amount of research over the last several decades has shown promise for scandate cathode materials, reliable manufacturing processes that enable commercialization of this technology have remained ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. Directed Antifungal Therapy for HIV-associated Cryptococcal Meningitis

    SBC: Minnetronix Medical, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Directed Antifungal Therapy for HIV associated Cryptococcal Meningitis PI Lad Shivanand and McCabe Aaron Project Summary Cryptococcosis is an important systemic mycosis and one of the most prevalent infectious diseases in human immunodeficiency virus HIV positive individuals Amongst the million people with HIV AIDS recent estimates indicate that there ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Development of a Novel Therapeutic Approach for Cryptococcal Meningitis

    SBC: Minnetronix Medical, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant When Cryptococcus is manifested as Cryptococcal meningitis CM it creates a large burden of mortality and morbidity to the patient and is very difficult for the clinician to treat There are now US cases and over million cases of CM worldwide annually with estimated deaths of per year CM is caused when Cryptococcus neoformans a basidiomyce ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Improving the therapeutic efficacy of a lead vaccine against plague using a novel adjuvant system

    SBC: FasCure Therapeutics LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant FasCure Therapeutics focuses on the development of adjuvant systems to generate prophylactic and therapeutic immune responses The major objective of this Phase STTR proposal is to reformulate a lead plague subunit vaccine with a novel adjuvant system to improve its protective efficacy Yersinia pestis is the causative agent of bubonic and pneumonic plague ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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