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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. Prediction and Measurement of the Carbon Build-Up in Film-Cooled Rocket Engines

    SBC: SIERRA ENGINEERING, INC.            Topic: AF15AT21

    ABSTRACT: Sierra Engineering Inc. (Sierra) believes that existing chemical kinetic models can be efficiently incorporated into commercial CFD codes to predict the mixing, pyrolysis, soot formation and carbon deposition within film cooled rocket engines. During this Phase I STTR effort we will demonstrate that this analysis capability is practical and that we can generate appropriate model validati ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Ultra-High-Performance Concrete

    SBC: METNA CO            Topic: AF12BT04

    Ultra-high-performance concrete (UHPC) offers superior properties for structural applications. Existing UHPC design and production methods employ special materials and mixers. This project is developing mix design and fabrication methods for reliable production of UHPC with local materials and facilities. The Phase I project devised material selection criteria, proportioning methods and mixing pro ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Nondestructive Evaluation Techniques for Composite Materials with Low Density Gradients

    SBC: METNA CO            Topic: AF14AT05

    ABSTRACT: Energetic composite materials comprise crystalline energetic particles embedded in a polymer matrix. There is a need to gain insight into the microstructure and damage mechanisms of energetic composites via nondestructive evaluation. Applications of x-ray computed micro-tomography to resolve the microstructure of energetic composites are challenged by the low density gradient between th ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. TruEnamel: A dental product that treats, protects, desensitizes and whitens teeth

    SBC: TruEnamel, LLC            Topic: NIDCR

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Dentin hypersensitivity is a painful condition affecting from of the population It is caused by the movement of fluid in the dentinal tubules and can be eliminated by occluding these patent tubules Tooth whitening is a $ billion business in America and is predicted to grow both here and abroad In this grant we propose a treatment for dentin hypers ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. PDE4B Inhibitors for Treating Brain Injury

    SBC: Tetra Discovery Partners, Inc.            Topic: 106

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This proposal will develop a new small molecule drug to be advanced into human clinical trials in the chronic post TBI patient who still has chronic cognitive impairments months to years after the initial TBI According to the Centers for Disease Control approximately million Americans suffer from post TBI cognitive impairments This includes people sustai ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Validation and Cryopreservation of Ligament Engineered from Human Bone Marrow

    SBC: STEL Technologies, LLC            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The founders of Skeletal Tissue Engineering Laboratory Technologies LLC STEL are researchers at the University of Michigan Our research team has developed an innovative and paradigm shifting approach to ligament tissue engineering and a unique methodology for ACL replacement This tissue engineered ligament technology offers the possibility of radical impr ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. S-Nitrosothiol-Based Rinse/Aerosol Solutions For Treatment/Prevention of Rhinosinusitis

    SBC: NOTA Laboratories LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The purpose of the research being proposed is to develop a highly effective nasal rinse that can treat chronic rhinosinusitis CRS in an entirely new way Often CRS is overlooked because it is rarely life threatening CRS is estimated to affect an astounding of the US population with direct costs exceeding $ billion annually and additionally causing ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Optimization of an integrin enhancing molecule for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy


    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Duchenne muscular dystrophy is caused by mutations in the dystrophin gene resulting in the loss of the dystrophin glycoprotein complex in skeletal muscle Loss of dystrophin results in reduced sarcolemmal integrity progressive muscle damage and compromised muscle function There is currently no cure and limited treatment options for DMD and all affected child ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Family Supportive Supervisor Training and Workplace Assessment Tool

    SBC: WORK LIFE HELP, INC.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Managing the demands of work and personal life is a major stressor affecting employees yet there are virtually no evidence based workplace supervisory training interventions to address this critical public health concern Research has shown work family conflict can affect employeesandapos health workplace productivity family interactions and safety and wel ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Improving Outcomes for Mechanically Ventilated Patients with the Digital EZ Board

    SBC: VIDATAK, LLC            Topic: 600

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Effective communication between patients and healthcare professionals is essential to achieve positive clinical outcomes Patients who are unable to communicate effectively e g patients with limited English proficiency LEP those who are hearing impaired aphasic or have oral tracheal intubation experience extreme frustration panic anxiety sleeplessne ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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