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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. Public Rights-of-Way Assessment Instrumentation to Determine Accessibility

    SBC: BENEFICIAL DESIGNS INC            Topic: 081FH2

    City planners and engineers need detailed assessments of public rights-of-way to evaluate existing conditions, determine compliance with draft accessibility guidelines, and plan reconstruction projects. Current assessment methods are inadequate and inefficient due to the time and resources required. This project will develop an automated public rights-of-way assessment process and the measuremen ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Transportation
  2. Nanodroplet PCR Lab-Chip for Clinical Pathogen Detection

    SBC: ADVANCED LIQUID LOGIC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): It is estimated that 2 million health-care associated infections are acquired each year by hospitalized patients resulting in 90,000 deaths and about 4.5 billion in excess health care costs. A large and growing percentage of these infections can be attributed to Staphylococcus aureus and, in particular, to methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA). Rapid PCR-base ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Localized Growth Factor Therapy for Surgical Hernia Repair

    SBC: AFFINERGY, LLC            Topic: NIGMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Over 700,000 surgical hernia repairs are performed each year in the United States and despite recent advances, a significant rate of recurrence persists. The incorporation of biocompatible mesh to strengthen the abdominal fascia has largely replaced high-tension suturing techniques in hernia repair. Currently, the preferred biomaterials include durable syntheti ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Teach-With-Stories: Lay Educator Prenatal Outreach Program for Hispanics

    SBC: AUGER COMMUNICATION, INC.            Topic: NIMHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Reaching and engaging Hispanic women, given their central role in families, is a critical strategy in efforts to reduce disparities and improve health outcomes for adults and children in these communities. Quality prenatal care is designed to promote health and reduce risks for women, infants, and families before, during, and after pregnancy. Unfortunately, His ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Extended Depth SDOCT Imaging

    SBC: BIOPTIGEN, INC.            Topic: NEI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In this Phase II Small Business Innovation Research application, Bioptigen, Inc. proposes to commercialize a deep imaging spectral domain optical coherence tomography (DI-SDOCT) imaging system that incorporates technology proven during the Phase I period to overcome traditional depth limits in OCT and has a maximum, artifact free imaging depth approaching 10 mm ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Registered Ultrasound-Endoscope

    SBC: Inneroptic Technology Incorporated            Topic: NCRR

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed project aims to facilitate the use of flexible laparoscopic ultrasound transducers during minimally invasive surgery (MIS) in order to reduce injury rates. During a standard laparoscopic procedure, the surgeon operates through small incisions in the abdomen while viewing the internal anatomy on a remote video monitor, creating an eye-hand-instrumen ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Durable Visible Light-activated Antivral Coatings for Fabrics Used for Personal P

    SBC: LAAMSCIENCE, INC.            Topic: NIOSH

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objectives of the Phase II research are to develop a simple and cost-effective method for large-scale production of anti-microbial N95 respirator masks. The work proposed will accomplish the necessary steps to scale our production of a Light Activated Anti Microbial (LAAM) fabric coating to manufacturing. Significance: Influenza and other enveloped viruses ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. A Novel Approach to the Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmia: A Robotic Catheter for E

    SBC: LifeSciTech, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The primary objective of this Phase II research is to design, fabricate, and surgically evaluate a robotic catheter for endocardial ablation procedures. Phase I research successfully demonstrated the feasibility of this concept through the development of a tele-operated catheter prototype with shape memory alloy (SMA) actuated bending segments. Phase II researc ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Web-Based Mentor Training Program

    SBC: Innovation Research And Training, Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed project will complete the creation of a web-based training mentor program and evaluate the efficacy of the program for prospective mentors of children. The final program will consist of a three web- based training courses containing integrated multimedia resources, interactive activities, short quizzes for demonstration of mastery of key concepts a ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Nitric Oxide-Releasing Wound Dressing for Preventing Chronic Wound Infections

    SBC: Novan, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Many wounds, such as surgical and traumatic injuries, heal without difficulty. Chronic wounds, however, typically exhibit delayed healing in patients with underlying medical conditions that prevent normal tissue repair. For example, approximately 15% of all people with diabetes mellitus will develop a foot ulcer at some point in their lives. Diabetic foot ulcer ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
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