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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 September, 2020.

  1. Development and Evaluation of an Independently Usable Digital Story Telling App with Video Outputs for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: 84133S1

    There are a significant number of people in the U.S. whose literacy deficits significantly limit opportunities for written self-expression, including individuals with intellectual disabilities. While this population can offer revealing insights given their unique perspectives, self-expression often occurs in the dependent context of transcription by another person, or, perhaps too often, not at al ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Education
  2. Development and Evaluation of a Cloud-Supported App for Providing Self-Directed, Localized Job Interest Assessment and Analysis

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: 84133S1

    People with intellectual disability depend a great deal on work for their quality of life. Working in community-based jobs can make substantial differences in income, relationships and self-esteem. Technology has improved opportunities for this population to independently express their career interests, but current tools are limited in that they do not support customization to reflect local job an ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Education
  3. Wheelchair optimal route planning for public urban and indoor spaces

    SBC: Innovative Design Labs Inc.            Topic: 84133S1

    Innovative Design Labs (IDL) proposes to create a system which helps guide wheelchair users along the best path through complex urban landscapes. Since the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) were established in 1990 the ability of wheelchair users to navigate has greatly improved. However, there are still many areas in which modification for accessibility was not “r ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Education
  4. Low-cost Neurocognitive Rehabilitation System for Traumatic Brain Injury

    SBC: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: 84133S1

    Impairments to proper cognitive functioning are among the most common problems associated with traumatic brain injury. Treatment for cognitive dysfunction is central to recovery after TBI due to the profound impact cognitive dysfunction can have on an individual’s independence, ability to work, and their community and social interaction. Cognitive rehabilitation seeks to improve cognitive functi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Education
  5. Enhancing Conversation Intelligibility for Hearing Aid Users in Noisy Environments

    SBC: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: 84133S2

    This project develops and tests an easy to use and unobtrusive hearing aid accessory that utilizes a directional microphone array: to improve understanding of speech in noisy environments. A common problem amongst hearing aid users is trouble understanding speech while listening to a conversation in environments with competing speech babble noise and other noises such as restaurant conversations, ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of Education
  6. Elucidation of Antisickling Molecules in a Botanical with Antisickling Activity

    SBC: INVENUX, LLC            Topic: NCCAM

    DESCRIPTION: New therapeutic agents are urgently needed for the treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD), the world's most common genetic disease. Our long-term goal is to develop a drug for use in children that prevents the inexorable progression of SCD. SCD affects approximately 100,000 people in the United States and millions worldwide. It kills more children in Africa than HIV, but while HI ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. The anti-tumorigenic and anti-metastatic potential of Eya phosphatase inhibitors

    SBC: SIXONE SOLUTIONS, LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Breast cancer is expected to cause 39,510 deaths of American women in 2012 and 450,000 deaths globally. Once breast cancer has spread, it is essentially incurable. A critical barrier to treating advanced breast cancer is the lack of cancer-specific drugs that are effective in a large percentage of cancer patients and have low toxicity. Sixone Solutions, LLC pro ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Live-Cell Fluorescence Lifetime FRET Assays for HTS

    SBC: Fluorescence Innovations Inc            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project will establish proof-of-concept for a powerful and versatile implementation of live-cell assays in a true high-throughput screening (HTS) format for small-molecule drug discovery. The technological basis isfluorescence lifetime (FLT) readout of FRET between fluorescent fusion proteins. Lifetime measurement is needed in HTS to overcome the low preci ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Remote focusing through spatial light modulation for multifocal multiphoton micro

    SBC: Boulder Nonlinear Systems, Inc.            Topic: NIMH

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Nonlinear optical microscopy techniques (such as two-photon florescence) are being used to acquire volumetric (i.e. three dimensional) images that probe several hundred microns into scattering tissue. These techniques are being combined with fast acquisition schemes to allow imaging of live, moving specimens at high NA. This combination allows for high-resoluti ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Body Worn EMG Controlling of Assistive Robotic Arm for Stroke Rehabilitation

    SBC: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability and the third leading cause of death in the United States. Approximately 15 million people in the world, and more than 700,000 people in the United States, experience a stroke each year. Following a hemispheric stroke, motor control of extremities on one side of the body is usually affected. Many patients suffer a ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
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