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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 April, 2020.

  1. Nanocomposite Binder Systems for Dispersion Coatings that enable Biodegradable, Paper-Based Packaging with Enhanced Barrier Properties

    SBC: RENUVIX LLC            Topic: 81

    Packaging is critically important to our society. Appropriate packaging protects its contents from the environment and, thus, inhibits physiochemical and/or biochemical deterioration. According to the World Packaging Organization, the packaging market is currently worth $600 billion and is expected to increase to $1 trillion by 2020. The common materials used for packaging include paper, plastic, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Agriculture
  2. Testing feasibility and scalability of a new engineered design of an aerated static pile composting system.

    SBC: Compost Plant, L3C, The            Topic: 86

    Food waste is a significant and complex problem for the United States. Americans generate over 250 million (short) tons of trash a year, and organic materials such as paper and paperboard, yard trimmings, and food waste continue to make up a large component of the waste stream. These organic materials collectively account for a significant portion of U.S. methane emissions, as organic waste produc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Agriculture
  3. OpenBeds: Improving the Delivery of Care for Patients with Drug Addiction

    SBC: Openbeds Inc.            Topic: NIDA

    There is an urgent need for more effective mechanisms that leverage current technologies and best practices to both identify capacity and refer patients to drug treatment facilitiesThe applicant organizationOpenBeds Incis partnering with the non profit MESH Coalitionthree of the largest health care systems offering drug treatment in Indiana and the Indiana Division of Mental Health and AddictionDM ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Non-pharmacological improvement of sleep structure in older people

    SBC: Mobile Sleep Technologies L.L.C            Topic: NIA

    ABSTRACT Poor sleep and memory problems are common in older adults and have considerable consequences including decreased productivitydeclines in cognitive abilitiesincreased rate of accidents and traffic fatalitiesand increased health care costsThese sleep and memory problems often occur in midlife and in older adultswhen aging is associated with insomniafragmentation of sleepand impairment of at ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Inter-alpha Inhibitors in Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury

    SBC: PROTHERA BIOLOGICS, LLC            Topic: 105

    Neonatal hypoxia ischemiaHIremains a major cause of acute perinatal brain injuryleading ultimately to neurologic dysfunction manifesting as cerebral palsymental retardationand epilepsyUnfortunatelycurrent treatment and prevention strategies in newborns are limitedThere are no currently available therapies to prevent treat and or attenuate brain damage in premature infants other than supportive car ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Biocatalytic production of precursors to lutein and zeaxanthin to address age related macular degeneration

    SBC: EscaZyme Biochemicals, LLC            Topic: N

    Project Summary Atrophic dry age related macular degeneration AMD is the leading cause of severe loss of vision for those over age Dietary supplements containing lutein and zeaxanthin are recommended by the NEI for those at risk of late AMD There has been a corresponding growth in demand for these two xanthophylls Lutein and zeaxanthin are currently sourced from marigolds grown mostl ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Immersive Virtual Reality as a Tool to Improve Police Safety in Adolescents and Adults with ASD

    SBC: Floreo, Inc.            Topic: 103

    Floreo Technology proposes to develop the Police Safety Module PSM an innovative immersive mobile virtual reality VR application designed to train police safety in adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder ASD ASD has been increasing in prevalence over recent years While much attention has been paid to the causes and early diagnosis of ASD there remains a clear need for effec ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Developing Testing and Validating a Wearable Alcohol Biosensor

    SBC: Clinitech, LLC            Topic: 450

    PROJECT SUMMARY This application for a Phase I SBIR award represents a collaboration between Clinitech LLC and McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School to develop a wearable biosensor for detecting alcohol in the interstitial fluid of humans who have consumed alcohol Excessive use of alcohol accounts for much of the public health burden related to alcohol use disorders including fetal ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Evidence-Based Pain Intervention for Veterans: Leveraging Mobile & Social Media

    SBC: Pro-Change Behavior Systems Inc            Topic: NCCIH

    Chronic musculoskeletal pain creates a significant public health burdenand Veterans are disproportionately affectedThe frequency and extent of co occurrence of pain and PTSDpain and Traumatic Brain InjuryTBIall three conditionsPost deployment Multi symptom DisorderPMDand other multi symptom syndromes can complicate and reduce the effectiveness of pain treatmentFurthermorethe majority of Veterans d ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Novel Antigen-Specific Immunomodulatory Tregitope-based Therapy to Address Autoimmune Pathogenesis in Graves' Disease

    SBC: EPIVAX, INC.            Topic: 200

    ABSTRACT SignificanceGravesdiseaseGDone of the most prevalent autoimmune diseasesis caused by stimulating autoantibodiesTSAbto the Thyroid Stimulating Hormone ReceptorTSHRresulting in hyperthyroidismCurrent methods for managing hyperthyroidism in GD target excess thyroid hormone secretion by ablation or removal of the thyroid or by blocking thyroid hormone synthesisEach of these therapies is assoc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human Services

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