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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.


    SBC: DIAGNOLOGIX, LLC            Topic: NCI

    Chemotherapy may control but rarely cure metastatic cancers. Remarkably, modern immunotherapies, including cell-based therapies, have cured metastatic melanomas and other types of cancers. A major challenge for all cell therapies in general is the need to develop cost-effective and efficient manufacturing and delivery capabilities. We have recently established an innovative cell isolation technolo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Assistive Technology Enabling Communication

    SBC: Pison Technology, Inc.            Topic: na

    This project furthers development of an effective early-stage assistive communication device for patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The wearable assistive communication device uses electromyography (EMG) signals to empower users with ALS and other neuromuscular disabilities to control household devices (e.g. computers) and communicate within their environment. Increasing the capabi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. SoundFit Ultrasonic Performance Diagnostic for Lower-Body Prostheses

    SBC: FTL Labs Corporation            Topic: na

    This project develops an ultrasonic fitment tool to improve prosthetics performance for persons with lower-extremity amputations. The goal of this project is to develop a new clinical instrument used in the socket fitting process to optimize the performance of a lower-body prosthetic system and thereby improve mobility, activity, exercise, and quality of life for over 2 million American amputees. ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Thermostable Savin IPV

    SBC: Luna Innovations Incorporated            Topic: ODCDC

    PoliomyelitisPoliois a highly infectious disease that primarily affects young childrenCurrentlythe live attenuated oral poliomyelitis vaccineOPVis the vaccine used to prevent polio outbreaks and stop transmission of wild poliovirusesHoweversometimes OPV has the ability to revert to a form that can cause paralysis or poliomyelitiswhich will inevitably lead to new polio outbreaksIn most developed co ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Development of Rapid Antigen Detection Assays For Taeniasis

    SBC: Kephera Diagnostics, LLC            Topic: ODCDC

    This proposal addresses the significant public health threat posed by the spread of Taenia soliumthe pork tapewormin at risk human populationsInfection with Tsoliumor Taeniasiscan lead to Cysticercosiscaused by the migration and encystment of larval Tsolium in the central nervous systemCysticercosis is a severe to fatal disease which affects overmillion people worldwideprincipally in less develope ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Developing Species Specific Human Taeniasis Coproantigen Detection Immunoassays

    SBC: QOOLABS, INC.            Topic: ODCDC

    As the major cause of acquired epilepsy in developing countriesNeurocysticercosisNCCis the infection of the human nervous system by the larvae of the pork tapewormTaenia soliumReportable cases are seen in non endemic countries because of increasing travel and immigrationMany infected persons are unaware of their infection or the potential risks of transmission to othersIt is important to control a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Development of a Benchtop Laboratory Platform for Amplicon Deep Sequencing

    SBC: Trace-Ability, Inc.            Topic: ODCDC

    This proposal focuses on a solution that would address the above issues by enabling a compact and completely automated closed platform that allows DNA libraries preparation from clinical samples for deep sequencing on the MiSeq Illumina systemThe resulting benefits would be process efficiency and accessibility to NGS in parts of the world where proper laboratorieshighly skilled personnelor simply ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Synergistic Antifungal Cocktails for Corneal Storage

    SBC: Giner, Inc.            Topic: ODCDC

    Fungal endophthalmitis is an infection inside the eye after corneal transplant surgery caused by contamination of the transplanted tissueAccording to the Eye Bank of Americathe incidence of postsurgery endophthalmitis more than doubled fromtoand thatof the culture positive cases were due to Candida yeastEnvironmental contamination as well as current corneal preservation conditions contribute to th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Self Stable Corneal Tissue Storage Solutions with Antifungal Additives

    SBC: Luna Innovations Incorporated            Topic: ODCDC

    There has been a recent rise in the rate of fungal infections following corneal transplant surgeries over the last six yearsand most cases have been tied to donor to recipient transmissionWhile preliminary studies have demonstrated the efficacy and safety of adding antifungal agents to the corneal storage media to minimize the risk of infectionthe shelf life of these antifungal agents is significa ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. MicroSkills Training and Harm Reduction Kits to Support Non prescription Syringe Distribution by Pharmacies

    SBC: DFusion            Topic: ODCDC

    The long term goal of this project is to improve public health through the reduction of the spread of HIVHepatitis C virusand other health concerns among persons who use injection drugsPWIDPWID who share needlessyringesand other drug preparation equipment face an increased risk for bloodborne infectionsincluding HIVHepatitis C virusHCVand Hepatitis B virusHBVAn effective means for reducing the tra ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services

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