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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 ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Simultaneous Stimulation and Recording in Scalable Microelectrode Arrays

    SBC: Axion Biosystems, Inc.            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed study utilizes novel electronics and microfabrication techniques to create scalable, in-vitro Microelectrode Array (MEA) technologies that conform to industry standards for multiwell plates. This research will not only enable rapid advancements in the study of network-level electrophysiology, but it will also create new opportunities for pharmaceut ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Multi-Line Refreshable Braille Display

    SBC: TACTILE DISPLAY CORPORATION            Topic: NEI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The project proposed by Tactile Display Corporation (TDC) supports the NIH/NEI mission to develop devices to aid the blind. A blind student has 2 hurdles to overcome when reading with today's refreshable braille display (RBD): the inability to read more than one line at a time because these devices only display a single line of text, and, the inability to read ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. 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 ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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 ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. A Stochastic Integration Toolkit fo rComprehensive Global Weather and Climate Models

    SBC: Argos Intelligence, LLC            Topic: 823

    Stochastic parameterization of large scale models is becoming an important tool for evaluating climate predictability and for enabling accurate representation of effects of micro-scale and short time physics on long time climate statistics. The models currently used to evaluate climate risk do not incorporate these stochastic effects, but represent multi-year development and collaboration between ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Commerce
  7. 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 ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Attitude Boost: A multimedia curriculum to improve attitudes toward science

    SBC: KDH Research And Communication, Inc.            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this Fast Track SBIR is to develop and evaluate a series of curriculum supplements, entitled Attitude Boost, which aims to improve students' positive attitudes toward science, with the goal, in turn, of improving scientific literacy and academic performance on science subjects, particularly those related to drug abuse education and prevention. At ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. POP-D: A science-education program for teens on prescription and over-the-counter

    SBC: KDH Research And Communication, Inc.            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In this Fast Track application, KDH Research and Communication, Inc. (KDHRC) will develop a school-based, science education curriculum specifically on prescription and over-the-counter (Rx/OTC) drugs, tentatively entitled POP-D (Proper use of Over-the-counter and Prescription Drugs). Because Rx/OTC abuse has many distinctions from illegal drugs, including commo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. 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 ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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