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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. STTR Phase I: Novel bioreactors for production of metabolically engineered heparin in Chinese hamster ovary cells

    SBC: Sepragen Corporation            Topic: EB

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project proposes to combine a novel metabolically engineered Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cell line with a unique, high performance, continuous cell-culture bioreactor to demonstrate the commercial viability of producing a bioengineered heparin from CHO cells. This CHO cell line overexpresses critical enzymes in the heparin biosynthesis pathway ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Science Foundation
  2. STTR Phase I: A novel combinatorial technology for engineering product tolerance traits in yeast

    SBC: PRIMORDIAL GENETICS Inc.            Topic: EB

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project proposes to engineer butanol tolerance in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae using a novel combinatorial genetic technology designed to enable yield enhancements in microbial production organisms. Microbial production of renewable fuels and chemicals is rapidly expanding. However, toxic products or by-products and engrained metabolic f ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Science Foundation
  3. STTR Phase I: Microbial Production of Catechins

    SBC: ChromaDex Inc.            Topic: EB

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project proposes to establish cost effective methodologies for the efficient production of catechins utilizing a microbial fermentation approach. Preliminary work on the biosynthesis of the catechins, using metabolically engineered Escherichia coli recombinant strains from their flavanone and phenylpropanoid acid precursors, has demonstrated f ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Science Foundation
  4. STTR Phase I: Digital eWriter for the Classroom

    SBC: KENT DISPLAYS, INC.            Topic: AS

    The innovation is the development of a new class of devices known as eWriters for classroom use as both a sustainable paper replacement technology and an effective tool for student/teacher interaction. These devices address the problem of achieving a sustainable world by satisfying the human need for making and recording handwritten images without the environmental harm associated with the product ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Science Foundation
  5. STTR Phase I: Performance Optimization Toolbox for Wave Energy Conversion Devices

    SBC: Re Vision Consulting LLC            Topic: AS

    This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project is titled ?Performance Optimization Toolbox for Wave Energy Conversion Devices?. Advanced wave prediction and concurrent online adjustment of the operating parameters (such as hydraulic system pressure and generator load) of existing wave energy conversion (WEC) devices have the potential to increase their power extraction efficiency by at le ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Science Foundation
  6. STTR Phase I: Physics-based models of wind variability

    SBC: Enduring Energy, LLC            Topic: AS

    This Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Phase I project aims to develop quantitative models of wind variability to aid the design of reliable, low-carbon electric grid systems with high wind penetration. All abundant renewable resources are naturally variable, creating a challenge for their integra¬tion onto an ?always on? electric grid. While this variability challenge is now beg ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Science Foundation
  7. STTR Phase I: Corrosion Protection via Self-healing Top-coat for Aerospace Applications

    SBC: GK Materials, Inc.            Topic: AS

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project is aimed at demonstrating commercial viability for a new self-healing corrosion-protection system. Corrosion significantly impacts both the costs and availability of commercial aircraft, costing tens of billions of dollars annually. The proposed Self-Healing Anti-Corrosion Coating (SHAC) is capable of repeatable repair and sustained pr ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Science Foundation
  8. STTR Phase I: Engineering Polysaccharide Monooxygenases for Enhanced Sugar Recovery From Biomass

    SBC: PROTABIT LLC            Topic: AS

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project aims to apply computational protein design (CPD) to engineer polysaccharide monooxygenases (PMOs) for improved thermostability, so that a cocktail of PMOs and key cellulases will more efficiently convert lignocellulolosic biomass to fermentable sugars. The objectives of Phase I are to: (a) evaluate several natural PMOs for expression, ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 National Science Foundation
  9. STTR Phase II: Microgames for Improving Pediatric Compliance

    SBC: ARCHIE MD INC.            Topic: DG

    The innovation proposed in this Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project will harness the popularity and ubiquity of mobile microgames on hand-held devices for educating children on self-management of chronic health conditions. Millions of children suffer from chronic conditions which require regular management, such as diabetes, or from broader states of poor health caused by obesity. ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 National Science Foundation
  10. STTR Phase II:Integrated Powered Knee-Ankle Prosthetic System

    SBC: Ekso Bionics Inc            Topic: EO

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project proposes the development of an integrated powered knee-ankle prosthesis. The objective of this proposal is to investigate the use of integrated powered knee and ankle joints in trans-femoral prostheses that use sensory information from the ground and the wearer. The hypothesis is that a prosthesis with actively powered knee and ankle ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 National Science Foundation
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