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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 June, 2020.

  1. STTR Phase I: Mechanical Surface Treatment for High Performance Biodegradable Implants

    SBC: SURFACE INTEGRITY, LLC            Topic: BM

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project is to shift current practices in bone fracture fixation care from using permanent metal implants to biodegradable metal implants (screws, plates, pins, rods, etc.). A promising biodegradable metal that is gaining widespread attention is magnesium. This project will advance magnesium implant te ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 National Science Foundation
  2. STTR Phase I: Advanced Manufacturing Processes for Multiple Field Freeform Microlens Arrays for Ultra-Low Cost Medical Endoscopy

    SBC: Ohio Surgical Optics, LLC            Topic: MN

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Phase I project is that smaller and less expensive medical endoscopes will be made possible, which will allow physicians to see better inside the human body. These devices will shorten recovery times, improve diagnosis and treatment, move procedures from operating rooms to exam rooms, and lower healt ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 National Science Foundation
  3. STTR Phase I: New dwarfing genes to improve yield and abiotic stress tolerance in wheat

    SBC: Gene shifters, LLC            Topic: BT

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) project is the improvement of wheat yields by introducing newly identified dwarfing genes. The currently used dwarfing genes, which were instrumental in bringing about the "green revolution", are at least partly responsible for this bottleneck. These dwarfing genes, present in more than 90% of the wheat varie ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 National Science Foundation
  4. STTR Phase I: Controlled Phase Separation for Graphic Smart Card Display

    SBC: KENT DISPLAYS, INC.            Topic: MM

    This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project shall develop and model phase separating materials for passively-driven graphical displays, which are needed for smart cards that can display graphic images. Nearly all consumer credit cards used today have no functional display. Since the numbers and security codes on the cards cannot be changed, fraudulent use is estimated to be as high as ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 National Science Foundation
  5. High throughput aligned nanofiber multiwell plates for glioblastoma research

    SBC: Nanofiber Solutions, Inc.            Topic: BMS

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project seeks to address the unmet need for high-throughput, cost-effective research tools to model the metastasis of cancer cells. The proposed research objectives are to (1) discover cost-effective, commercially scalable methods allowing the production of aligned nanofibers in a 96-well plate format and (2) verify that the fiber alignment is ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 National Science Foundation
  6. STTR Phase I:Novel Nanostructured Substrates for Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS)

    SBC: LXD            Topic: MM

    This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project will develop a new type of nanostructured substrate for applications in arsenide detection using surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS). Arsenic is a well known toxic chemical which exists in both nature and industrial processes, and its detection and monitoring at very low concentration is highly desired. SERS, which relies on Raman sig ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 National Science Foundation
  7. STTR Phase I: Low-Cost Manufacturing of Fuel Cell MEAs with Highly Dispersed Catalyst

    SBC: Faraday Technology, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project is to develop the instrumentation and processes to fabricate ex-novo large numbers of user-specified oligonucleotides in hours, using a proprietary tabletop production system. Oligomers will be synthesized in parallel on a glass slide using light-directed phosphoramidite chemistry with computer-controlled imaging, and then selectively ...

    STTR Phase I 2003 National Science Foundation
  8. STTR Phase I: Analysis of Comprehensive Two Dimensional Gas Chromatography with Mass Spectrometry for High-Throughput Metabolomics

    SBC: INSILICOS            Topic: N/A

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project is to develop an intelligent prosthetic foot that reduces the energy consumption of walking in amputees. Commercial prostheses use passive mechanisms to provide articulation, cushioning against heel impact, and elastic energy return; yet the energetic cost of amputee walking is high. Currently the most sophisticated prostheses are i ...

    STTR Phase I 2003 National Science Foundation
  9. STTR Phase II: A Rapid-deployment, Three-dimensional (3-D), Seismic Reflection System

    SBC: PFM Manufacturing, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project aims to build a prototype of a rapid-deployment, three-dimensional (3-D), seismic reflection system for near-surface exploration. Although the 3-D seismic reflection method enjoys tremendous commercial success in marine applications, 3-D seismic systems for land-based geophysical exploration have been limited because cost-effective a ...

    STTR Phase I 2003 National Science Foundation
  10. STTR Phase I: State-of-the-Art pH Monitoring in Bioreactors

    SBC: Sensirox, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project will develop and test a PDA (Personal Digital Assistant)-based software that will facilitate bird identification in the field by combining geographic information with images, audio, and descriptive data. The proposed software will facilitate research and educational activities by allowing multiple users to collate their observations v ...

    STTR Phase I 2003 National Science Foundation
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