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  1. Akt Inhibitors to Treat Ewing's Sarcoma

    SBC: Acenta Discovery, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Novel drugs that improve overall survival with decreased morbidity are critical in the war on cancer. Acenta Discovery Inc. has partnered with the Toretsky Lab of the Lombardi Cancer Center to create and preclinically evaluate novel inhibitors of the protein Akt. An Akt inhibitor would have tremendous value in improving the lives of patients with many types ...

    STTR Phase I 2004 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Caspase Inhibitor for Neuroprotection

    SBC: Acenta Discovery, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): An important role for apoptosis has been established in various pathological processes, particularly in nervous tissues. Apoptosis essentially contributes to neuronal loss during normal development, after acute neuronal injury, and in chronic degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, and amyotrophic lateral ...

    STTR Phase I 2004 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Carbon Based Aerogel Composites for Radiation Shielding

    SBC: Sensintel Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The prime objective of this proposal is to develop a multi-functional sandwich composite material design to fulfill current needs for non-parasitic, lightweight, high-strength, thermally insulating and effective radiation shielding materials for deep space exploration applications. The phase II program will further improve and characterize the mechanical, physical and radiation protection properti ...

    SBIR Phase II 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. A novel micro-channel heat exchanger for high heat flux electronics

    SBC: Sensintel Inc.            Topic: N03T022

    In this Phase I STTR program, Advanced Ceramics Research Inc. (ACR) and its university partner successfully developed and optimized a novel, low-cost, micro/milli-channel heat exchanger system for high power electronic applications for the Navy and other DoD applications. ACR used the extrusion freeform fabrication process to create the novel heat exchange structures. The samples were tested in si ...

    STTR Phase II 2004 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Processing Methodology for Reactives Enhanced Munitions

    SBC: Sensintel Inc.            Topic: AF04172

    Advanced Ceramics Research, Inc. (ACR) proposes to develop novel intermetallic composite systems for high strength materials capable of releasing energy on demand. This effort will combine our Fibrous Monolith (FM) processing expertise and new approaches in intermetallic design to develop a new generation of cost-efficient, high strength and reactive composites. The proposed material system will ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Lightweight sandwich composites for improved thermal and acoustic performance

    SBC: Sensintel Inc.            Topic: N03157

    In this phase I SBIR program, Advanced Ceramics Research, Inc. (ACR) proposes the development of an innovative, one-step co-curing fabrication process for sandwich composite structures with a flexible insulating material encapsulated by an fiberglass/epoxy face sheet for thermal and acoustic barrier applications. The flexible insulating material has excellent thermal and acoustic properties, is c ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Define/Demonstrate Non-hazardous or Less Hazardous Beryllium (Be) Material for Defense Applications

    SBC: Sensintel Inc.            Topic: MDA04059

    Advanced Ceramics Research (ACR) will identify, evaluate and select the most promising technologies for a high stiffness, stable and healthy ceramic or ceramic composite material for the replacement of beryllia and beryllium in structural application such as mirror substrates, electrical and electronic substrate materials. As a part of the identification and selection of the most promising techno ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. Soybean Oil Based High Performance Nanocomposites

    SBC: Sensintel Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Epoxidized soybean oil has not been evaluated as a composite matrix to create high performance composites A. Natural fibers and nanoclay particulates will be evaluated as matrix additives to the epoxidized soybean oil. B. The purpose of this study is to evaluate an extrusion based freeforming process to align the fibers and obtain improved mechanical properties.

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture
  9. Advanced Blast Packaging Materials

    SBC: Sensintel Inc.            Topic: N04T015

    Advanced Ceramics Research Inc., (ACR) will collaborate with Professor Ted Krauthammer Director, Protective Technology Center, Penn State University, to screen materials, design and validate a ballistic vessel capable of safely containing detonation of a 2000lb bomb for a minimum container mass and size. This proposal will assess new technologies and new state-of-the-art materials, and through a ...

    STTR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. SBIR Phase II: All Natural Biobased High Performance Composites for Industrial Applications

    SBC: Sensintel Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project proposes to optimize and commercialize the manufacturing of all natural biobased composites from renewable resources. Phase I research demonstrated the technical feasibility of fabricating soybean oil based composites using a selected fiber/resin polymer composite combination. The Phase II project will focus on optimization and scale ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 National Science Foundation

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