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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. Modular recovery and processing food waste for optimal nutritional value

    SBC: TUBS, Inc.            Topic: 83

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and EPA Deputy Administrator Stan Meilburg recently announced (9/16/15) the first ever national food waste reduction goal, callling for a reduction of 50% by 2030."The United States enjoys the most productive and abundant supply on earth but too much of the food goes to waste" says Tom Vilsack."By reducing wasted food in landfills, we cut harmful methane emissions ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Agriculture
  2. Detecting Distress Events of Isolated Elderly Living in Remote Rural Regions

    SBC: MOAI TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: 86

    The objective of this project is to develop technology for detecting distress events of isolated elderly people living alone in remote rural regions. Many people live in isolated rural homes for a significant percentage of their adult life. As these people become elderly they can have a high preference to stay in their home as long they believe they can care for themselves. They may also be unable ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Agriculture
  3. Enhanced Membranes for Sweetening of Manure based BioGas

    SBC: COMPACT MEMBRANE SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: 88

    Every year over 1 billion tons of fresh animal manure is produced in US and it raises pollution concerns. "Anaerobic digestion" is an environmental friendly and energy efficient way to dispose animal manure. Animal manure is converted to biogas and digestate through this process. The animal manure digestate has a much less pollution potential than untreated animal manure and can be used as a chemi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Agriculture
  4. Engaging Spanish-English Preschool Teachers to Make Data-Based Decisions in Authentic Settings

    SBC: EARLY LEARNING LABS, INC.            Topic: 1

    This project team will develop and test a prototype app of a screening assessment for children who are Spanish-English Dual Language Learners (SE-DLL) in early education. The prototype will provide formative assessment reports to teachers to guide their decision-making, and will include a series of videos to increase knowledge on core competencies of supporting SE-DLL children. At the end of Phase ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Education
  5. Novel SCD1 inhibitors for treatment of cancer

    SBC: MODULATION THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Metastatic clear cell renal cell carcinoma mccRCC is an incurable cancer with a year survival of less than for which novel therapeutic agents need to be developed urgently It is notoriously resistant to chemotherapy and radiation Although molecularly targeted therapies have led to an improvement in survival the benefit is rather limited due to event ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Monitored Breathing Awareness Therapy for Insomnia Disorder in Older Adults

    SBC: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Insomnia of sufficient clinical severity to meet diagnostic criteria is present in approximately of older adults nearly million individuals n the US alone If left untreated it can lead to increased rates of depression cognitive impairment and cardiovascular disease Treatment relies on pharmacotherapy such as sedative hypnotic therapy which is ass ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. A microchip to analyze trafficking leukocytes in Alzheimer’s disease patients

    SBC: IsoPlexis            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Alzheimerandapos s disease AD is one of the most common neurodegenerative diseases that lead to detrimental outcomes such as progressive memory deficit and cognitive impairment Although it is expected that the prevalence of AD will double over the next years currently no widely accepted molecular biomarkers for early detection or non invasive monitoring ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Advanced Magnetic Pickup Hearing Aids

    SBC: NVE CORP. (FORMERLY NONVOLATILE ELECTRONICS, INC.            Topic: Y

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The goal of this Small Business Innovative Research project proposed to the National Institutes of Health in particular the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders is the creation of a superior signal receiving component in hearing aids The proposed advanced magnetic field pickup will increase the potential to wirelessly link the hea ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Development of BIO as a MCM for lethal radiation pneumonitis fibrosis

    SBC: Humanetics Corporation            Topic: R

    Project Summary A significant need exists for effective medical countermeasures for radiation induced pneumonitis and pulmonary fibrosis associated with the delayed effects of acute radiation exposure Of great importance are countermeasures that can be distributed for use without medical supervision making orally effective countermeasures of high interest and importance To address this unmet ne ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. The Virtual HAZMAT Response Academy: Advanced Training Technology for HAZMAT Responders Using Next-Generation Internet

    SBC: World 2 Systems            Topic: 113

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This proposal addresses topics of interest to the NIEHS Advanced Training Technologies ATT Program to andquot develop ATT products that will support high quality health and safety training for hazardous materials workers emergency responders and skilled support personnel andquot We propose to develop a Web based Virtual HAZMAT Response Academy VHRA with ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services

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