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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. RESEARCH ON THE FEASIBILITY OF A SELF-CUSTOMIZING AUTHORING SYSTEM FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION

    SBC: Education Turnkey Systems Inc.            Topic: N/A

    ALTHOUGH MARKET DEMAND IS HIGH AND THE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE COST SAVINGS EXIST, YOUR BOTTLENECKS TO USING MICROCOMPUTER ADMINISTRATIVE/IMS PACKAGES ARE: (A) THE INABILITY OF "CANNED" PACKAGES TO MEET SPECIFIC LEA NEEDS; AND (B) THE HIGH COST OF PACKAGES CUSTOMIZED BY DEVELOPERS TO MEET LEA NEEDS. USER-FRIENDLY MINI-AUTHORING PROGRAMS OFFER UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEA'S TO CUSTOMIZE GENERAL PACKAGE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 Department of Education
  2. A COMPUTER SYSTEM FOR THE MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LABORATORY

    SBC: DNASTAR, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE DEVELOPMENT OF RAPID SIMPLE METHODS FOR SEQUENCING DNA HAS LED TO A REQUIREMENT FOR THE DAY TO DAY USE OF COMPUTERSIN THE MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LABORATORY. THE LOW COST OF MICROCOMPUTERS HAS GENERATED CONSIDERABLE INTEREST IN THESE SMALL MACHINES AS THE MOST COST-EFFECTIVE WAY TO MEET THIS REQUIREMENT. THE PURPOSE OF THE FEASIBILITY STUDY PROPOSED HERE IS TO DEFINE THE HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE REQUIR ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. BRAIN VASCULATURE DIGITAL TOMOSYNTHESIS

    SBC: Kermath Manufacturing Corp            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT IS BEING PLANNNED TO DEVELOP CLINICAL POSITIONING DEVICES TO FURTHER THE DEVELOPMENT OF DIGITAL TOMOSYNTHESIS APPLICATIONS EMPHASISING STUDIES OF THE VASCULATURE OF THE BRAIN. IN COLLABORATION WITH DR. BRENT HARRISON, CHAIRMAN, DEPARTMENT OF RADIOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI, AND MR. GARY HARTWELL, PHYSICIST, UNIVERSITY OFVIRGINIA, KERMATH PROPOSES TO USE EXPERIENCE GAINED FROM PRE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. DRUG ABUSE ASSESSMENT IN INDUSTRY, PHASE I

    SBC: Rci Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE OVERALL GOAL OF THE PROPOSED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (PHASE I AND II) IS TO DEVELOP INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUES FOR ASSESSING DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE IN INDUSTRY. IMPROVED ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES WOULD BE ESPECIALLY HELPFUL TO ORGANIZATIONS IN THRE AREAS OF SUBSTANCE-ABUSE PROGRAMMING: (1) "NEEDS ASSESSMENT", ESTIMATING THE PREVALENCE AND NATUREOF DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE AMONG EMPLOYEES; (2) "IDENTIFIC ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. PRODUCTION OF AN INDUSTRIAL THERMOSETTING RESIN FROM WHEY AND WHEY BY-PRODUCTS

    SBC: Chemical Process Corp.            Topic: N/A

    THE ADVENT OF ULTRAFILTRATION PROCESSES HAS ALLOWED THE CHEESE INDUSTRY TO PRODUCE HIGH-QUALITY, WHEY-PROTEIN CONCENTRATES FOR USE AS FOOD INGREDIENTS. AT THE SAME TIME,HOWEVER, MORE THAN TWO-THIRDS OF THE WHEY VOLUME IS COLLECTED AS ESSENTIALLY UNUSABLE WHEY PERMEATE CONTAINING 5% LACTOSE AND ACCOMPANYING SALTS. ABOUT 20% BY VOLUME OF THE WHEY REMAINS ASSOCIATED WITH THE CHEESE CURD AND IS EXPELL ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 Environmental Protection Agency
  6. TECHNOLOGY FOR PRESSURE-INSTRUMENTED THIN AIRFOIL MODELS

    SBC: Applied Cryogenics & Materials            Topic: N/A

    PRESSURE INSTRUMENTED AIRFOIL MODELS FOR TESTING IN CRYOGENIC WIND TUNNELS DEMAND THE SIMULTANEOUS ACHIEVEMENT OF MANY FACTORS INCLUDING STRENGTH, TOUGHNESS, DIMENSIONAL STABILITY, MACHINABILITY, BONDABILITY, ACCURACY OF PROFILE AND SURFACE FINISH. MANY PREVIOUS MODELS HAVE FAILED TO REACH COMPLETION OR HAVE PERFORMED INADEQUATELY BECAUSE ACHIEVEMENT OF SOME FACTORS HAS CRITICALLY COMPROMISED OTHE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. REFINEMENTS FOR EDDY CURRENT TECHNIQUES

    SBC: Epic Sales, Inc. Dba Epic Systems            Topic: N/A

    EDDY CURRENT FIELD INSPECTIONS ARE PRESENTLY PERFORMED BY TECHNICIANS WHO MUST EXAMINE AND EVALUATE THE OUTPUT OF EDDYCURRENT EQUIPMENT AND MANUALLY RECORD THE RESULTS OF SUCH INSPECTIONS. AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING A DIGITAL SYSTEM WHICH AUTOMATES THIS PROCESSS IS THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS STUDY. THE SYSTEM IS BASED UPON A GENERAL PURPOSE, LOW-COST PERSONAL COMPUTER. IT AUT ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. ENHANCED BI-DIRECTIONAL COMMUNICATION WITH LOW-COST PAYLOADS

    SBC: SPACE PROJECTS, LTD.            Topic: N/A

    EXPERIENCE IN DEVELOPING PAYLOAD CONTROLLERS FOR USE BY SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER CREWS HAS UNVEILED THE CONTINUING AND GROWING PROBLEMS OF NON-STANDARDIZED PROTOCOL AND THE DISTRESS OF CREWS REQUIRED TO LEARN NEW KEYBOARDS AND OPERATING SYSTEMS WITH "EVERY NEW EXPERIMENT". THE KEY TO SOLVING THIS PROBLEM IS TO DEVELOP A HIGH LEVEL LANGUAGE FAMILIAR TO THE ORBITER CREWS INCLUDING SUCH FEATURES AS: (1) ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. APPLICATION OF PSEUDO-NOISE CORRELATION & BANDWIDTH SYNTHESIS TO ORBIT DETERMINATION

    SBC: Stanford Telecommunications            Topic: N/A

    A TECHNIQUE WHICH COMBINES THE USE OF PSEUDO-NOISE (PN) CODECORRELATION AND MULTILATERATION WITH ANOTHER TECHNIQUE, TERMED "BANDWIDTH SYNTHESIS" (BWS), TO SIGNIFICANTLY ENHANCETHE ACCURACY OF SATELLITE ORBIT DETERMINATION IS THE FOCUS OF THIS PROJECT. FROM A THEORETICAL VIEWPOINT, BWS ALLOWS ONE TO CONSTRUCT A VERY WIDEBAND PN CORRELATION FUNCTION (E.G., REFLECTING MORE THAN 100 MHZ) BY EMPLOYING ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. WEIGHT, COMPACT SOLAR WATER DISTILLATION PURIFICATION DEVICE

    SBC: Abel Company            Topic: N/A

    THIS STUDY WILL EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY AND PRACTICALITY OF UTILIZING CHARCOAL CLOTH IN A LIGHT-WEIGHT SOLAR POWERED DISTILLATION PURIFICATION DEVICE INCORPORATING CHARCOAL CLOTH AS THE ENERGY ABSORBENT WATER WICK. IN THIS PROPOSED DEVICE, IT IS EXPECTED THAT THE CHARCOAL CLOTH WILL ACT NOT ONLY AS THE DISTILLATION MEDIA, BUT WILL ALSO REMOVE OBJECTIONABLE ODORS, CO-DISTILLABLE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS A ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
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