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  1. Fixed site and wearable monitors for assessment of personal exposure to airborne chemicals

    SBC: XPLOSAFE, LLC            Topic: 113

    Project Summary Abstract People in all facets of life are exposed to volatile toxins that may cause them to unexplainably sicken The NIEHS Exposure Biology and Exposome Program has the ambitious and worthy goal to track a person s exposures from conception to death and correlate these with biological responses and health outcomes Achieving this goal will require numerous inexpensive sensors that ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Gas Imaging and Monitoring Camera

    SBC: Amethyst Research, Inc.            Topic: 18a

    Amethyst Research, in collaboration with InView, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is developing an infrared imaging system to detect and quantify greenhouse gas emissions, to better understand their life cycle and role in global earth system dynamics.

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Energy
  3. Development of a Concentrated Winding PM Alternator for a Small Wind Turbine

    SBC: Bergey Windpower Co.            Topic: 15a

    Small wind turbines in the 5 – 25 kW range for rural residences, farms and small businesses have a large market potential due to the millions of suitable sites in the U.S. and overseas. But industry sales have declined in recent years as the costs of photovoltaics have dropped and state incentive programs have reduced. This is unfortunate because most of the equipment for solar power is importe ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Energy
  4. High Sensitive Methane Sensor for Real-time Measurements of Methane Isotopes

    SBC: Amethyst Research Inc.            Topic: 19a

    Determination of isotopologue ratios are a critical tool in plant, microbial and ecosystem ecology, hydrology, biogeochemistry studies, and interrogation of environmental remediation. In addition, the most abundant elements utilized and exchanged by plants, microbes and ecosystems are carbon (C), hydrogen (H), oxygen (O) and nitrogen (N), all of which have naturally occurring stable isotope forms ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Energy
  5. Resonant Cavity Light Emitting Diodes for Infrared Gas Spectroscopy

    SBC: Amethyst Research Inc.            Topic: 19a

    The predictive skill of reactive transport models of hydrobiogeochemical processes currently being used to simulate the coupled interactions of complex subsurface systems (soils, rhizosphere, sediments, aquifers, the vadose zone and groundwaters) is limited by the accuracy of the model parameters that represent subsurface system structure and intrinsic properties. Robust field testing to validate ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Energy
  6. Development of a Sequence Capture Approach for Monitoring in situ Nitrogen Cycling Potential in Microbial Communities

    SBC: Glomics Inc.            Topic: 19b

    Microorganisms play key roles in environmental functioning and understanding their responses to environmental perturbation is critical in developing accurate climate change models, a need highlighted by the DOE. However, their phylogenetic and functional diversity, abundance in the environment, and lack of cultured status make them challenging to study. While there are several molecular methods av ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Energy
  7. Diversifying and Adding Value to the Food Industry: Mealworm Powder as an Ingredient

    SBC: ALL THINGS BUGS LLC            Topic: 8.5

    Diversifying and Adding Value to the Food Industry: Mealworm Powder as an IngredientThe goal of this SBIR effort is to begin diversifying the insects as a food market currently valued at $105M and growing to $1.53 billion by 2021. Currently, crickets have been the primary focus of the market, but mealworms offer a strong alternative. To become competitive in the larger protein market, the insect b ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Agriculture
  8. Pre-concentrator for Capture of Trace Fluorocarbons

    SBC: XploSafe            Topic: 9.01.08

    While fluorocarbons are released in relatively small amounts, they can have half-lives in the atmosphere as long as 50,000 years. However, they have extremely high global warming potential relative to other greenhouse gases, so that even small atmospheric concentrations can have large effect on global temperatures. For this reason, monitoring atmospheric concentrations of these compounds, identify ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 National Institute of Standards and TechnologyDepartment of Commerce
  9. Transcutaneous Neuromodulation at Acupoint for Gastric Complications of Scleroderma


    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Systemic sclerosis scleroderma SSc is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by proliferative vascular lesions with resultant fibrosis of skin and other multiple organs including the gastrointestinal GI tract In the United States the prevalence of SSc is about per million in adults Up to of SSc patients are reported to have upper and lower ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Fenofibrate Eye Drop for the Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy

    SBC: CHARLESSON, LLP            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This Small Business Innovation Research project aims to develop an innovative eye drop formulation for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy The goal of this proposal is to develop substantial efficacy safety and pharmacokinetic data to support the clinical development of topical fenofibrate We hypothesize that topical application of fenofibrate can reduce ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services

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