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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. Design, Development and Testing of Optimized "Soft Crack Arrestors"

    SBC: ENGINEERING MECHANICS CORPORATION OF COLUMBUS            Topic: 07PH1

    EMC2''s Phase II proposal focuses on continuing development of "Soft Crack Arrestors" through additional key material property, detailed analytical refinement of the design, and full-scale pipe validation testing. This material testing will be done over a range of temperatures to cover extreme conditions for future pipeline designs, with special attention to arctic applications. It is also essen ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Transportation
  3. Demand Driven Healthcare Scheduling using Flexible Shifts and Monte-Carlo Simulat

    SBC: ACME EXPRESS, INC.            Topic: NINR

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The shortage of nurses and medical technologists is accelerating. Shortages can be reduced by scheduling staff to precisely meet the hour-by-hour demand for medical service. Think of bank teller scheduling, where more staff are scheduled at peak demand. Current attempts to schedule to demand are relatively primitive: a small number of quantized fixed shifts, fo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Refinement of lead compounds to modulate water permeability through AQP4

    SBC: AEROMICS, Inc.            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Cerebral edema (and its counterpart in the spinal cord) is a major contributor to the damage caused by stroke, traumatic brain injury, traumatic spinal-cord injury, and bacterial meningitis. Stroke alone is the third leading cause of death in the USA and the leading cause of disability. Unfortunately, few treatment options are available for cerebral and spinal- ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Therapeutic Potential of Ex vivo expanded Human Cord Blood derived CD133+ cells i

    SBC: Arteriocyte, Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI) is a common problem that often results in major limb amputation. Circulating endothelial progenitor cells likely play a role in the pathogenesis of CLI; the number and function of these cells that are mobilized from the bone marrow are reduced in the elderly and diabetics, groups at high risk for CLI. Allogenic Umbilical Cord Blood ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Positive Airway Pressure Gas Modulator- A Novel Method to Treat Central Sleep Ap

    SBC: CLEVELAND MEDICAL DEVICES, INC.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Sleep apnea is a major public health problem but traditional treatments have focused mostly on resolving obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) as demonstrated by the plethora of obstruction-motivated therapies like positive airway pressure, oral appliances, and others. However, more troubling forms of sleep apnea exist like those that are mediated by chemoreflex instab ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Ambulatory System for Hydrocephalus Shunt Monitoring

    SBC: H-CUBED            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Each year, there are over 10,000 newborns diagnosed with hydrocephalus in the United States. Hydrocephalus, an excessive accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) within the head, is a lifelong disease with no known cure. Fortunately, hydrocephalus can be managed with CSF shunts which redirect excessive CSF elsewhere in the body. Unfortunately, 30-40% o ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. WMD/HAZMAT Protection Training for Health Professionals

    SBC: JXT Applications, Inc.            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant) The proposed e-learning course for WMD/HAZMAT Protection Training (PROTECT) for Health Professionals performing as skilled support personnel (SSP) in community based medical offices / clinics / urgent care /schools and elsewhere will be available on a 24/7/365 basis and provide much needed assistance in recognizing the symptoms of Avian Influenza / Pandemic I ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Miniature Stimulator for Temporary Therapies

    SBC: NDI MEDICAL, LLC            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Shoulder pain is a common complication following stroke, affecting almost one third of stroke survivors. Of the multitude of treatment options, only surface electrical stimulation has evidence of efficacy from multiple randomized controlled trials. However, clinical and technical difficulties associated with surface stimulation, such as discomfort caused by sti ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. ParkinTune: Automated PD Motor Symptom Assessment for DBS Programming

    SBC: CLEVELAND MEDICAL DEVICES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective is to design, build, and clinically assess ParkinTune?, an advanced wireless movement disorder monitor technology to augment stimulation programming (tuning) involved in deep brain stimulation (DBS) procedures for Parkinson's Disease (PD). Major PD symptoms that affect quality of life include tremor, bradykinesia, and rigidity. While the exact me ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
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