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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. AUTOMATED ANESTHESIA RECORD-KEEPING DEVICE

    SBC: Masstron Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE ANESTHESIOLOGIST RECORDS OBSERVATIONS AND EVENTS BY HAND DURING THE COURSE OF AN OPERATION. TWO TYPES OF INFORMATION ARE BEING RECORDED. TYPE I INVOLVES COMMENTS FROM DIRECT OBSERVATION OF THE PATIENT AND COMMENTS ABOUT DIRECT PATIENT INTERVENTION SUCH AS DRUG ENTRIES. TYPE II INVOLVES INDIRECT OBSERVATION OF THE PATIENT VIA VARIOUS MONITORS AND TRANSDUCERS. OUR PROPOSAL FOCUSES DIRECTLY ON TH ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. METHODOLOGY FOR CORRELATION OF ATC CONTROLLER WORKLOAD AND ERRORS

    SBC: Computer Technology Associates            Topic: N/A

    THE PURPOSE OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF QUANTIFYING THE EFFECTS OF IREASED AUTOMATION ON THE WORKLOAD AND PERFORMANCE OF THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRA-TION'S AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER. IN PHASE I, RESEARCH WILL FOCUS ON ADAPTRING OUR CURRENT HUMAN PERFORMANCE MODEL TO REPRESENT THE JOB CHARACTERISTICS OR ATTRIBUTES THAT WILL DETERMINE LEVELS OF WORKLOAD AND PERFORMANCE IN THE AD ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Transportation
  3. RESEARCH ON AN AIRBORNE WIND SHEAR SENSOR

    SBC: OPHIR CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    THE RECOGNIZED LOW LEVEL WIND SHEAR PHENOMENON KNOWN AS A MICROBURST POSES A SERIOUS AIR SAFETY THREAT TO COMMERCIAL AVIATION WHILE IN A LANDING OR POSES A SERIOUS COMMERCIAL AVIATION WHILE IN A LANDING OR TAKEOFF PATTERN. THIS LOW LEVEL WIND SHEAR HAS BEEN DEMONSTRATED TO DE A THIS LOW LEVEL WIND SHEAR HAS BEEN DEMONSTRATED TO BE A MAJOR CONTRIBUTING FACTOR TO SEVERAL CRASHES OF COMMERCIAL AIRLIN ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Transportation
  4. DEVICE FOR AUTOMATIC DETECTION OF URINATION

    SBC: JONAS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    OBJECTIVES OF THIS PROJECT ARE TO DEVELOP AN INEXPENSIVE DISPOSABLE UNDERGARMENT DEVICE FOR EARLY AUTOMATIC DETECTION OF URINATION AND TO DESIGN A QUANTITATIVE DEVICE TO BE USED IN CLINICAL RESEARCH AND OTHER APPLICATIONS. THE ELECTRONIC OUTPUT OF THE DETECTOR SYSTEM WILL TRIGGER A SIGNAL TO BE OBSERVED BY THE PERSON WEARING THE GARMENT AND/OR BY OTHERS (NURSE, ETC.). THE DEVICES WILL BE USEFULL A ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. A FRANCHISE SYSTEM FOR QUALITY FAMILY DAY CARE

    SBC: Transferability Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT WILL DEVELOP AND TEST THE FISCAL FEASIBILITY OFA FRANCHISE SYSTEM FOR DAY CARE HOMES ORGANIZED IN LOCAL COMMUNITY NETWORKS AND PROVIDING ENRICHED CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES. A VARIETY OF FINANCING AND CAPITALIZATION PROCED-URES WILL BE ORGANIZED TO BE RESPONSIVE TO LOCAL PAYMENT LEVELS. THE FINANCING SYSTEM WILL BE ORGANIZED TO PROVIDE SUPPLEMENTAL INCOME FOR FORTY TO ONE HUNDRED WORK ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. CHRONOLOG AND REMINDER FOR DROPPER-APPLIED MEDICATION

    SBC: Ata Corpon            Topic: N/A

    POOR COMPLIANCE TO MEDICATION REGIMENS AND THE RESULTING INEFFECTIVENESS OF TREATMENT ARE MAJOR CONCERNS IN DRUG STUDIES AND IN SELF-ADMINISTRATION OF PRESCRIBED MEDICATION. ATA CORPORATION DEVELOPS AND MARKETS DEVICES THAT MONITOR COMPLIANCE AND IMPROVE COMPLIANCE THROUGH REMINDING AND GUIDING FUNCTIONS. IMPROVEMENT OF POOR COMPLIANCE IS PARTICULARLY IMPORTANT IN THE TREATMENT OF GLAUCOMA. IT IS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. SIMPLIFIED PHOTOMETRIC ELLIPSOMETER

    SBC: Biostar Medical Products, Inc            Topic: N/A

    A NEW INSTRUMENT IS PROPOSED FOR THE STUDY OF MONOMOLECULAR ORGANIC FILMS. THIS INSTRUMENT CONSISTS OF AN IMAGING ELLIPSOMETER VIEWFINDER AND A ONE-SPOT THICKNESS-MEASURING PHOTOMETER VISIBILE IN THE VIEWFINDER. WITH THE VIEWFINDER,MONOMOLECULAR PROTEIN SPOTS COULD BE SEEN ON THE SURFACE OF A SLIDE, SO THAT SAMPLE HOMOGENEITY AND QUALITY COULD BE ASSESSED BEFORE THE PHOTOMETER IS USED. THE SIZE OF ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. CELL SEPARATION IN ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS

    SBC: Biostar Medical Products, Inc            Topic: N/A

    A NOVEL CELL-SEPARATION METHOD UTILIZING OSCILLATING ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS WILL BE INVESTIGATED. THE PRINCIPLE OF SEPARATION LIES IN THE POLARIZABLE NATURE OF THE LIVE CELLS IN THE ELECTRIC FIELD. IN THIS METHOD, A SUSPENSION OF HETEROGENEOUS CELL MIXTURE IS SUBJECTED TO ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS. THEORETICAL CALCULATION OF A MODEL SYSTEM PREDICTED THAT UNIDIRECTIONAL CELL MIGRATION OCCURS. THE VELO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. PROTECTIVE TREATMENT FOR CATHETERS

    SBC: Denver Surgical Developments            Topic: N/A

    THE LONG-TERM OBJECTIVE OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO MAKE COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE CENTRAL VENOUS CATHETERS (CVC) THAT HAVE BEEN CHEMICALLY TREATED TO REDUCE THEIR TENDENCY TO INDUCE INFECTIONS, THEREBY BRINGING MAJOR HUMANITARIAN BENEFITS AND SUBSTANTIAL REDUCTIONS IN HOSPITAL CARE COSTS. SPECIFICALLY, DENVER SURGICAL DEVELOPMENTS, INC. WILL: (1) APPLY AN ALREADY DEVELOPED PROCESS FOR ANTIMICROBIAL PROTE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. CCD DETECTOR DEVELOPMENT FOR DIGITAL X-RAY MAMMOGRAPHY

    SBC: FISCHER IMAGING CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    A HIGH-RESOLUTION SCANNED-PROJECTION RADIOGRAPHY SYSTEM IS PROPOSED FOR DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHIC APPLICATIONS. BY USING A WIDE, DYNAMIC-RANGE CCD DETECTOR, SOME OF THE CURRENT LIMITATIONS ENCOUNTERED IN CONVENTIONAL FILM-SCREEN MAMMOGRAPHY CAN BE AVOIDED. ONE-DIMENSIONAL, FANBEAM GEOMETRY PROVIDES VERY GOOD SCATTERED X-RAY REDUCTION. A TIME-DELAY-AND-INTEGRATE (TDI) MODE OF CCD IMAGING WITH A 2,048X96 ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Health and Human Services

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