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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. INSTRUMENT TO MEASURE CONTACT VELOCITY IN SIDE IMPACT TESTS

    SBC: Failure Analysis Associates            Topic: N/A

    OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN VEHICULAR SIDE IMPACT CRASHES IS AN IMPORTANT THEME OF THE '90S FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, FOR AUTOMAKERS, AND FOR INDEPENDENT RESEARCHERS. DEVELOPMENT OF OCCUPANT PROTECTION METHODS REQUIRES ACCURATE MEASUREMENT OF CONTACT VELOCITY IN SIDE IMPACT TESTS. MICROWAVE INTERFEROMETRY (MI) IS PROPOSED AS A MEANS TO MEASURE DOOR/OCCUPANT VELOCITIES IN SIDE IMPACT TESTS. ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Transportation
  2. MARKETING AND ENGINEERING ANALYSIS OF SPVD APPLICATIONS

    SBC: KVH INDUSTRIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    KVH INDUSTRIES PROPOSES TO THOROUGHLY INVESTIGATE BOTH CONVENTIONAL AND INNOVATIVE USES FOR THE SELF POWERED VEHICLE DETECTOR (SPVD) AND TO MODIFY THE EXISTING DESIGN, IF REQUIRED, TO MEET THE SPECIFICATIONS OF THE NEW APPLICATIONS. THE OVERALL GOAL OF THE PROPOSED SBIR PHASE IEFFORT CAN BE SUBDIVIDED INTO THREE FUNDAMENTAL OBJECTIVES: RESEARCH INTO THE VARIOUS APPLICATIONS OF SPVD TECHNOLOGY AND ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Transportation
  3. DEVELOPMENT OF AN OCCUPANT RESTRAINT DEVICE FOR WHEELCHAIR USERS ON SCHOOL BUSES

    SBC: Simula, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    AN INCREASING NUMBER OR WHEELCHAIR-BOUND STUDENTS ARE ATTENDING PUBLIC SCHOOLS, A PROCESS KNOWN AS "MANINSTREAMING". CONSEQUENTLY, PROTECTING THESE STUDENTS IN THE EVENT OF A SCHOOL BUS COLLISION IS A SIGNIFICANT SAFETY ISSUE. EXISTING RESTRAINT SYSTEMS TEND TO FOCUS ON RESTRAINING THE WHEELCHAIR RATHER THAN THE OCCUPANT. DISCUSSED IN THIS PROPOSAL IS A SYSTEM TO PROTECT A WHEELCHAIR STUDENT INVOL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Transportation
  4. ADAPTATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF HYPERCARD/VIDEODISK TECHNOLOGIES TO FACILITATE INDIVIDUALIZED MULTISENSORY LEARNING EXPERIENCES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

    SBC: The Tuckerman Group Inc            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT EXAMINES THE ABILITY OF A COMPUTER BASED LEARNING AID TO ADAPT TO THE INDIVIDUAL, LEARNING DISABLED CHILD BY CHANGING THE MANNER IN WHICH IT PRESENTS SUBJECT MATTER. THE ABILITY OF COMPUTER BASED SYSTEMS TO QUICKLY ADAPT, WITHLITTLE OR NO EXTERNAL INSTRUCTION, TO DIFFERING SITUATIONS, OFFERS CONSIDERABLE PROMISE FOR THE LEARNING DISABLED. THESE CHILDREN TYPICALLY REQUIRE HIGHLY PERSON ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  5. INVESTIGATION OF THE ADVANTAGES OF A MANIPULATIVE-BASED APPROACH TO THE TEACHING OF MATHEMATICS TO THE DEAF

    SBC: Thomas A Garland Company Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE EDUCATION OF THE DEAF AND HEARING IMPAIRED IS LIMITED BYTHE EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN TEACHER AND STUDENT. THE LEARNING PROCESS FOR THE DEAF TYPICALLY REQUIRES A HIGH LEVEL OF REPETITION AND RESTATEMENT TO ACCOMPLISH AND VERIFY MEANINGFUL COMMUNICATION. IN MOST SUBJECT AREAS, LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION LIMITATIONS CONTROL THE PACE AND EFFECTIVENESS OF EDUCATING THE DEAF. IN MATHEM ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  6. IMMUNOISOLATED CELL TRANSPLANTS FOR TREATMENT OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE

    SBC: Cellular Transplants Inc            Topic: N/A

    STRIATAL TRANSPLANTATION OF NEUROTRANSMITTER CELLS, IMMUNOISOLATED WITHIN A PERMSELECTIVE POLYMER MEMBRANE CAPSULE, REPRESENTS A NOVEL APPROACH TO THE TREATMENT OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE. THE TECHNIQUE HAS HAD PROMISING RESULTS IN SEVERAL RODENT MODELS, AND PRIMATE STUDIES ARE UNDERWAY. THE OVERALL OBJECTIVE OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO COMPLETE THE DEVELOPMENTS NECESSARY FOR WIDESPREAD MEDICAL ACCEPTANCE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. AN IMPROVED BIOARTIFICIAL ENDOCRINE PANCREAS

    SBC: Cellular Transplants Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE LONG-TERM OBJECTIVE OF THIS RESEARCH IS THE DEVELOPMENT AND INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL PRACTICE OF AN EFFECTIVE BIOCOMPATIBLE IMPLANTABLE HYBRID ARTIFICIAL ENDOCRINE PANCREAS THAT IS CAPABLE OF SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT IN THE THERAPY OF INSULIN-DEPENDENT DIABETES. THE SPECIFIC AIM OF THIS PROJECT IS TO EXTEND AND MODIFY A PROCESS FOR CELLULAR ENCAPSULATION TO THE ISLETS OF LANGERHANS, USING A CO-E ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. BONE INGROWTH STIMULATION USING ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS

    SBC: Iatromed Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE USE OF POROUS COATINGS TO PROVIDE THE ATTACHEMENT MECHANISM FOR REPLACEMENT OF DISEASED JOINTS HAS INCREASED DRAMATICALLY IN THE PAST FEW YEARS, AND IT IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO DO SO IN THE FUTURE. THERE ARE 300,000 HIP AND KNEE REPLACEMENTS PERFORMED ANNUALLY IN THE UNITED STATES, AND IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 50 PERCENT OF THESE IMPLANTS RELY ON BONE INGROWTH AS THE MECHANISM OF ATTACHMENT BETW ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. ENHANCEMENT OF OSSEOINTEGRATION USING RESONANT EM FIELDS

    SBC: Iatromed Inc            Topic: N/A

    DURING THIS PERIOD 1983 TO 1987, THE NUMBER OF DENTAL IMPLANTS INSERTED IN THE UNITED STATES INCREASED 4-FOLD AND THE NUMBER OF PRACTITIONERS PERFORMING IMPLANTS INCREASED 10-FOLD. FURTHERMORE, IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 300,000 OR MORE DENTAL IMPLANTS WILL BE USED IN THE UNITED STATES BY 1992. OSSEOINTEGRATION, PARTICULARLY IN TWO-STAGE ROOT-FORM IMPLANTS, HAS BEEN SHOWN TO RESULT IN EXCELLENT PERFORMA ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. BIOLOGICAL INDICATORS OF ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM

    SBC: International Research Assoc.            Topic: N/A

    THE LONG-TERM OBJECTIVE OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO PROVIDE AN UP-TO-DATE COMPREHENSIVE ACCOUNT AND EVALUATION OF DIFFERENT BIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS AND THEIR COMBINATIONS USED AS INDICATORS OF ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM. IN PHASE I, THE PROJECT WILL IDENTIFY THE PERTINENT SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE AND THEN PROVIDE A REVIEW AND CRITICALEVALUATION OF THE MAJOR FINDINGS IN DIFFERENT STUDIES, ESPECIALLY IN REG ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
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