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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. System for Increasing Patient Access to Eye Exams for Diabetic Retinopathy

    SBC: AEON IMAGING, LLC            Topic: NEI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall goal of the proposed SBIR program is to implement and evaluate a low cost retinal camera, the Laser Scanning Digital Camera (LSDC), in a system for diabetic retinopathy (DR) screening. Untreated DR has reached epidemic levels in underserved populations worldwide. As the LSDC has already demonstrated its readiness for DR screening in preliminary stud ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Arsenic Selective Ligand-Anchored Fiber for Purification of Drinking Water

    SBC: Chemica Technologies, Inc            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Today, arsenic (As) poisoning is one of the major environmental threats worldwide as millions of human beings have been exposed to excessive arsenic through contaminated drinking water. The serious toxicity of arsenic has been well documented. Worldwide, communities demand novel separation technologies for the removal of arsenic from drinking water. Conventiona ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Therapeutic thrombin analogs

    SBC: Aronora, Inc            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Stroke and heart attack are the leading causes of mortality and grave morbidity. The goal of this Fast-Track STTR grant application is to enable preclinical investigation of WE-thrombin, a bioengineered protein C activator enzyme for the treatment of severe, acute thrombotic diseases, in particular ischemic stroke. WE- thrombin is a fundamentally new thrombosi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Education Center for Adoptive Parents Online

    SBC: IRIS MEDIA INC            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Education Center for Adoptive Parents Online (ECAPO) Adoption has undergone dramatic change in the past 30 years, due largely to the complexity of contemporary adoptive relationships, which increasingly involve international, multi-ethnic, multi-racial, and foster care placements. Adoptive youth experience consistently high rates of behavior problems and psycho ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. A Noninvasive Portable Device to Evaluate Feeding Problems in Infants

    SBC: Metabolic Nutritionals, Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Feeding problems are a frequent harbinger of nascent neurological damage and are a major obstacle in transitioning infants from hospital nursery to discharge. Severe problems often require repeated hospitalization and tube feeding. Refractory feeding problems contribute significantly to the high cost of health care. Dysfunctional sucking in the newborn, in the ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Vstreet-G: A Web-Based Serious Game for Emancipating Youth on Life Skills

    SBC: NORTHWEST MEDIA, INC            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The aim of the project in Phase II is to develop and evaluate a stand-alone, Web-based serious game titled Vstreet-G, and to complete the interactive multimedia instruction on money management by adding a component on investment skills. Emancipation from dependence to living independently is one of the most challenging and feared life events for youth, especial ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Web-Based Supervisor Training: Dealing with Employee Drug and Alcohol Abuse

    SBC: Oregon Center For Applied Science, Inc            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Alcohol and drug (AOD) abuse by employees causes many costly problems for business and industry including absenteeism, injuries, health insurance claims, loss of productivity, employee morale, theft, and fatalities. The loss to companies in the United States totals 184.6 billion a year. There are 150 million Americans in the labor force, of whom 10.5 percent o ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Multimedia Internet-Based Program for Workers with Subthreshold Depression

    SBC: Oregon Center For Applied Science, Inc            Topic: NIMH

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Depression is one of the most prevalent mental disorders to afflict adults. It seriously impacts role functioning and often takes a recurrent or chronic course. Given the high prevalence and associated impairments, depression has become a major public health concern. Because most adults who suffer from depression never receive treatment, there is a critical nee ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Interactive Training in Pedestrian and Bike Safety Grades 4-8

    SBC: Oregon Center For Applied Science, Inc            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Although bicycle, pedestrian, and wheeled sports collisions are one of the leading causes of death and severe injury in children, there are currently no empirically-based, easily implemented prevention programs targeting comprehensive bicycle, pedestrian, and wheeled sports safety skills for children grades 4-8. Data from this age group indicate that multi-comp ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. A Novel Approach for Real-time Proteomics in Live Cells

    SBC: POWERHOUSE PROTEOMIC SYSTEMS LLC            Topic: NCRR

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The ultimate goal of this SBIR project is to develop a novel proteomic system that will enable the real- time expression profiling of proteins in live murine embryonic stem (mES) cells and in differentiated cells derived there from. The first step involves the establishment of a library of fluorescent trap mES cell lines, each of which will harbor a single fluo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
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