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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. Next Gen Optical Modem for SmallSat High Data Rate Optical Communications

    SBC: FIBERTEK, INC.            Topic: AF182066

    Fibertek proposes to develop a space qualifiable, small, optical modem board to support interoperable, encoding and decoding for free-space optical communications links. Space is a contested environment where traditional RF communications are susceptible to being jammed and intercepted. Optical communications offer a resilient solution, and its inclusion on SmallSats and in constellations is an Ai ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Provably Unclonable Functions on Re-configurable Devices

    SBC: Potomac Research LLC            Topic: A18BT001

    Physically UnclonableFunctions (PUFs) have been proposed as central building blocks in cryptographic protocols and security architectures. PUFs are physical devices that exhibit a challenge/responsebehavior: when presented with a challenge, the device produces a response that is a random function of both the challenge and the physical properties of the device.In contrast to most digital designs, i ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Drone-Based Gas Mapping LiDAR for Leak Mitigation

    SBC: Bridger Photonics, Inc.            Topic: 17NCER2C

    Bridger Photonics, Inc. proposes developing a drone-based Gas Mapping LiDAR™ sensor to mitigate the loss of valuable product across the Oil & Gas supply chain.The sensor will uncover leaks and physical changes to infrastructure and pipeline right-of-ways using high-resolution 3D topographical imagery with methane gas concentration overlays.The technology will enable reliable detection, precise l ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Environmental Protection Agency
  4. A portable ultra-widefield fundus camera for nonmydriatic examination of retinopathy of prematurity

    SBC: Biolight Engineering LLC            Topic: N

    SummaryThis SBIR is to develop a pediatric widefield fundus cameraWFCfor non mydriatic examination of retinopathy of prematurityROPIn coordination with unique eye speculum based trans pars planar illuminatorthis pediatric WFC will be a low cost and portable device withfundus view in single shot imagesIt is known that ROP can affect periphery of the retinaand thus widefield fundus examination is es ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. A Low-Cost and Convenient Solution for Hearing Aid Shell Manufacturing

    SBC: Xyken, LLC            Topic: R

    Project SummaryWe propose in this SBIR effort to develop a mobile platform basedlow costyet highly accurateD scanner for audiologists or dispensers to quickly capture ear structure and locally optimize custom fit hearing aid shell design through rapid prototypingHearing loss is the third most prevalent chronic health condition facing seniorsUntreated hearing loss has been shown to lead to physical ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Multi-modal machine learning detection and tracking of traumatic brain injury neurodegeneration and its differentiation from Alzheimer's disease

    SBC: Adm Diagnostics, Inc.            Topic: NIA

    SUMMARY The proposed research focuses on the use of neuroimaging and machine learning to detect and understand the progression of neurodegeneration caused by repetitive brain traumaand to differentiate this from that caused by Alzheimer s diseaseADand other dementiasThe deliverables defined in this Phase I stage will support the development of a commercial software product for use in pharmaceutica ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. A wearable sensor system for hand hygiene compliance tracking

    SBC: Microsensor Labs, LLC            Topic: R

    Project Summary This Small Business Innovation Research Fast Track project aims to develop a wearable sensor system for hand hygiene compliance tracking and validate its efficacy through a pilot trial in clinical settingsHealthcareAssociated InfectionsHAIsare the most common type of complication for patients who are hospitalizedAccording to the Center for Disease Control and Preventioninthere were ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Optimization of small molecule SERCA2b activators to inhibit neuron loss in Alzheimer's disease

    SBC: Neurodon LLC            Topic: NIA

    Alzheimer s diseaseADis an immense national public health burdenIt is theth leading cause of death in the US with overmillion Americans sufferingand costs of over $billion in health care and related expensesThis patient population is expected to almost triple over the nextyearsDespite this urgent needthere are currently no disease modifying agents approvedNeuron loss is the only physiological phen ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Soft-Focused HIFU Treatment of Common Peroneal Nerve Injury

    SBC: ACOUSTIC MEDSYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: 105

    ABSTRACT The economic burden of chronic pain in the U Sis staggeringIn the cases of medically refractory chronic neuropathic painneuromodulationsuch as spinal cord stimulationSCSand or dorsal root ganglionDRGstimulationis a non opioid based optionThough neuromodulation is typically electricalhere we examine an alternative with pulsed high intensity focused ultrasoundHIFUDelivering HIFU at lower do ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Smartphone phenotype collection for diagnostic screening of mild cognitive impairment

    SBC: PARABON NANOLABS, INC.            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary This project addresses a critical need for early detection of mild cognitive impairmentMCIand other Alzheimerandapos s related dementiasADRDAdvances in smartphone hardwarecomputer visionand machine learning have enabled the possibility of producing smartphone based cognitive testing applications able to collect electronic sensor data and transform it into highly informative phenoty ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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