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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 June, 2020.

  1. DGPS-Based Trilateration Positioning Receiver

    SBC: Swaszek Peter            Topic: 07FH1

    Positioning and navigation have become a mainstay of everyday life in the U.S.; applications of interest include navigation of vehicles of all kinds, infrastructure mapping, and safety of life systems. Many of these recent applications have become possible through the GPS. With the recognized vulnerabilities of GPS, it is evident that equivalent backup systems must be developed. One possible so ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Transportation
  2. OCEAN WAVE ENERGY CONVERTER

    SBC: Ocean Wave Energy Co            Topic: N/A

    MAJOR AIDS TO NAVIGATION (ATON) ARE ESSENTIAL SIGNPOSTS FOR SAFE PASSAGE ALONG COASTAL AND OFFSHORE SEAWAYS. PRESENTLY, THEIR SIGNALS ARE POWERED BY ON-SITE ENGINE GENERATORS REQUIRING CONSIDERABLE AND COSTLY MAINTENANCE. ATON AUTONOMY WILL BE GREATLY INCREASED WITH DEEP DISCHARGE BATTERY TECHNOLOGY PROVIDING THAT ON-SITE CHARGING SOURCES ARE USED. AMONG NATURALLY AVAILABLE SOURCES, THE UNCEASING ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Transportation
  3. Engineered Spores as Fluorogenic Biological Indicators for Sterility Testing

    SBC: BCR DIAGNOSTICS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): BCR Diagnostics, Inc. (BCR) has recently developed and patented a technology platform for engineering fluorogenic functionality into living Bacillus spores. Fluorogenic spores (F-spores) produced at BCR appear to be phy siologically identical to normal spores except for performing as self reporters of initial germination events. Considering the unique features ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. COMPUTERIZED TRAINING IN CANCER PAIN MANAGEMENT

    SBC: Emprise Inc            Topic: N/A

    MOST PAIN SUFFERED BY CANCER PATIENTS CAN BE CONTROLLED. THE GAP IN TREATMENT IS NOT CAUSED BY LACK OF KNOWLEDGE OR BY LACK OF MEDICATIONS, BUT BY THE HESITANCY OF PROFESSIONALS TO ADMINISTER NARCOTIC DRUGS, THE LACK OF EXPERTISE IN THE TREATMENT COMMUNITY, AND THE NEED FOR EFFECTIVE TREATMENT REGIMENS. FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER, THERE ARE ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS; FOR EXAMPLE, CHILDREN'SINABILITY ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. T1D Tolerance Induction with Natural Treg Epitopes

    SBC: EPIVAX, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Type 1 (juvenile) diabetes is an organ-specific autoimmune disease resulting from destruction of insulinproducing pancreatic beta-cells. In non-diabetics, islet cell antigen-specific T cells are either deleted in thymic development or are converted to T regulatory cells that actively suppress effector responses to islet cell antigens. In juvenile diabetics and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. EFFECTING GREATER INDEPENDENCE OF THE FRAIL ELDERLY USE OF LOW-TECHNOLOGY DEVICES

    SBC: Gibson-hunt Associates, Ltd            Topic: N/A

    THE FIRST OBJECTIVE OF THE PROJECT IS TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING TWO TRAINING PROGRAMS-ONE FOR LONG-TERM CARE SERVICE PROVIDERS AND ONE FOR CONSUMERS (THE FRAIL ELDERLY AND THEIR FAMILIES). TRAINING WILL INCREASE AWARENESS OF THE USE OF LOW-TECHNOLOGY DEVICES TO MAINTAIN INDEPENDENCE OF THE FRAIL ELDERLY WHO LIVE ON THEIR OWN. PHASE I WILL INCLUDE DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING OF THE TRA ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. A DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM FOR INDUSTRY

    SBC: ISA ASSOCIATES INC            Topic: N/A

    THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO DEVELOP AND TEST A HEALTH-PROMOTION-ORIENTED DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM FOR INDUSTRY. THE PROGRAM WILL USE DRUG AND ALCOLHOLABUSE PREVENTION STRATEGIES APPROPRIATE FOR WORKING ADULTS, CAST IN A HEALTH PROMOTION FRAMEWORK. PHASE I ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: (1) DEVELOPING A MODEL OF HEALTH PROMOTION/HEALTH BEHAVIOR RESEARCH LITERATURE, THE INTERVIEWS WITH H ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. High Content Drug Screening with Cardiac Tissue

    SBC: MYOMICS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Myomics, Inc. has developed High Content Drug Screening (HCS) technology for in vitro testing of compounds which alter contractile forces generated by miniaturized tissue engineered organs (Myo-Force Assay SystemTM, MFA STM). Myomics' 3-D tissue/force sensor composite is capable of long term studies (1-4 weeks) and provides force as well as electrophysiological ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. ENDOTHELIN ANTAGONIST

    SBC: Peptide Technolgies Corp.            Topic: N/A

    ENDOTHELIN IS A POTENT VASOACTIVE PEPTIDE, RECENTLY DISCOVERED AS THE FORMERLY DESCRIBED ENDOTHELIAL CELL-DERIVED CONTRACTING FACTOR INVOLVED IN THE REGULATION OF VASCULAR TONE. ALTHOUGH ENDOTHELIN POSSESSES POTENT VASOCONSTRICTOR ACTIVITY IN VITRO, ITS ACTIONS IN VIVO APPEAR TO BE COMPLEX. IN THE SYSTEMIC AND RENAL VASCULAR BEDS, VASODILATION SEEMS TO BE THE INITIAL EFFECT. IN THE PULMONARY AND M ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. A MEASURE FOR THE EFFECTS OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL PROGRAMS

    SBC: Rapport            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSED RESEARCH IS DIRECTED TOWARD THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MEASUREMENT TECHNOLOGY THAT CAN RELIABLY AND ACCURATELY INDICATE CHANGES IN CLIENT ATTITUDES AND PERCEPTIONS THAT RESULT FROM TREATMENT. THE INSTRUMENT WILL BE DESIGNED TO: (1) IDENTIFY THE CRITICAL DIMENSIONS OF CHANGE THAT ARE CHARACTERISTIC OF THE RESOCIALIZATION OF SUCCESSFULLY REHABILITATED DRUG ADDICTS; (2) MEASURE THE PERCEPTUAL ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Health and Human Services
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