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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. Evaluating Source and Control Methods for Small Scale Hydronic Heaters

    SBC: CLEAN ENERGY COMPANY LLC            Topic: 812

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a new directive for improving air quality standards for hydronic heater wood smoke emissions. Over a five-year period, the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) will prohibit the sale of a majority of existing log wood based hydronic heaters that are used for central heating. As large consumers of wood heat, small and midsize farms are ad ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Agriculture
  2. Model Based Control for Dryer Energy Conservation

    SBC: FOREST CONCEPTS, LLC            Topic: 813

    Producers of solid and liquid biofuels need to reduce both capital and operating costs to achieve unsubsidized cost parity with fossil fuels. Many biomass feedstocks destined for conversion platforms must be dried, however, the capital cost for dryers is high due to long residence times and the operating cost is high due to system inefficiencies. Consistent and reliable operation of biomass dryers ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Agriculture
  3. Eco: An Online Virtual World for Middle School Environmental Literacy and Collaborative Problem Solving

    SBC: STRANGE LOOP GAMES INC.            Topic: EDIES15R0008

    Video Demonstration of the Phase I Prototype: Purpose: This project will develop and test Eco, an online multiplayer virtual environment and game designed to enhance middle school students' knowledge of ecology and environmental literacy. This is important because according to the 2011 National Assessment ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences

    SBC: Nortis, Inc.            Topic: NCI

    Not Available

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health

    SBC: PAI Life Sciences, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    Not Available

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. In vivo validation of Universal Donor Cells

    SBC: UNIVERSAL CELLS INC.            Topic: 200

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Pluripotent stem cells have the potential to treat diseases affecting almost every organ system However their clinical use is limited by host rejection due to differences in the diverse Major Histocompatibility Complex MHC genes In the past this problem has been addressed by using MHC matched donors and or dangerous immunosuppressive drug regimens Here ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Single-Use Delivery Device for Bioabsorbable Fasteners

    SBC: OPUS KSD, INC.            Topic: 100

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The surgeonandapos s choice of method for closing incisions is becoming increasingly problematic Metal surgical staples are unacceptable for Minimally Invasive Surgery MIS procedures currently percent of surgeries in the US and are out of favor in traditional procedures due to complications and the cost of staple removal Due to the time required for ma ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Improving Interlock Compliance with Computerized Education and Monitoring Systems

    SBC: AXXESS UNLIMITED, LLC            Topic: 400

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant All States have enacted laws providing for alcohol ignition interlocks as a sanction for impaired driving Going forward interlock programs may become as widely used with impaired drivers as license suspension even though they are more time consuming and expensive for the government to manage Although the extra expense of managing interlock programs is jus ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Radioactive Stents for Brachytherapy of Esophageal Cancers

    SBC: XL Sci Tech Inc            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Current practice in the USA for inoperable esophageal cancer is a palliative treatment using metal stent for end stage cancer patients Outside the USA especially in far east countries including China and Korea there have been reported clinical benefits of attaching sealed sources such as prostate seeds to the outside of an esophageal stent Although sim ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Optimization and Validation of an Indicator Cell Assay for Blood-Based Diagnosis of Alzheimers Disease

    SBC: PreCyte Inc            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We are developing the Indicator Cell Assay Platform iCAP a broadly applicable and inexpensive platform for blood based diagnostics that can be used for early detection of disease and as a companion diagnostic for drug development The iCAP uses cultured cells as biosensors capitalizing on the ability of cells to respond differently to signals present in th ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human Services

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