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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 September, 2020.

  1. A Low Cost, Accurate, and Portable Detection Method for Contaminant Levels in Foo

    SBC: DIAGTRONIX, INC.            Topic: FDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The U.S. CDC estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne illnesses. The costs in lost productivity and increased health carecosts are enormous, in addition to the consequences to individuals and families from missed work and schooling, disrupted family life, and pain an ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Responsible Drinking: Internet-based, Interactive Computer Tailored Intervention

    SBC: Pro-Change Behavior Systems Inc            Topic: NIAAA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Excessive alcohol use is associated with a range of serious and costly health, social, and economic consequences at the individual and societal level. This program of research serves as a venue by which to produce and test an innovative, science-based, and cost-effective means to intervene in a private, convenient, and individualized way with employed adults wh ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Whole-brain fluorescence and brightfield imaging at single-cell level

    SBC: DMetrix, Inc            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to develop an open and flexible imaging platform capable of rapid, 0.5- 5 m pixel resolution image capture of large-area histology sections (up to 125 mm by 175 mm), in brightfield and by epi-fluorescence optical sectioning. The project involves state-of-the- art instrumentation development coupled with application programming inter ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Locating the Elderly Overseen by Nurses- LEON

    SBC: Q-Track Corporation            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed effort aims to develop a comprehensive wireless tracking and monitoring system for residents of Long Term Care facilities. The commercial product ElderAlertTM extends Q-Track's real-time location system totrack residents, caregivers, and medical assets within a LTC facility. ElderAlertTM directs caregivers to residents who have fallen or have ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Evaluation and Production of a Multivalent Adenoviral Plague Vaccine

    SBC: NORWELL, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The final objective of this Phase II SBIR is to complete preclinical studies of a trivalent adenoviral vaccine against plague in preparation for human clinical trials. The plague vaccine project was selected in responseto the growing concern surrounding the organism's possible use in a terrorism event. The NIAID and CDC, in response to this threat, has cla ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Development of RLIP76 protein as a Radiation Countermeasure

    SBC: TERAPIO            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There remains a critical need for medicines that can counteract the toxic effects of radiation exposure. Terapio is developing a recombinant protein, RLIP76, for use as a radioprotectant for workers, military personnel, or civilians that are either in imminent danger of radiation exposure, or have already been exposed. In research carried out at the Unive ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Flat Panel X-ray Sources for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis System

    SBC: STELLARRAY INCORPORATED            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): X-ray mammography continues to be the primary tool for breast cancer screening and plays an important role in the diagnosis and management of breast cancer. However, the difficulty in resolving overlapping structures ina 2-D projection image leads to reduced sensitivity. A number of research groups and companies are developing dedicated breast tomographic syste ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. 3D Tracking for OCT Image Fusion in Gynecological Diagnosis

    SBC: Biotex, Inc.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this Phase II SBIR project is to continue development of an exciting platform based on integration of optical coherence tomography acquisition with real-time 3D spatial localization. In Phase I, in the context of gynecological diagnostic imaging, we demonstrated hardware and software for prototype image fusion between colposcopic/intravaginal imagin ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Computerized Stage-Matched Intervention for Juvenile Offenders

    SBC: Pro-Change Behavior Systems Inc            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Juvenile crime imposes enormous costs on victims, on society, and on juvenile offenders themselves. However, research assessing the efficacy of interventions for young offenders show, on average, only small effects on recidivism, substance abuse, and other behavioral outcomes. A major problem with existing interventions is that they tend to neglect individual d ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Real-time Adherence and Risk Management of Opioid Therapies

    SBC: MedicaSafe Inc            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Following a highly successful Phase I award, this Phase II SBIR application proposes development of MedicaSafe Opioids - a risk management system for the treatment of chronic pain patients prescribed opioid therapies. The need for this system arises from the dramatic increase in the use of opiod painkillers. Although this form of medication can be highly effect ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
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