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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. SBIR Phase I: Preventing Pneumothorax During Lung Biopsy Using Novel Hydrogel

    SBC: PneumoNIX Medical Inc.            Topic: BM

    The broader/commercial impact of this SBIR Phase I project addresses the important unmet clinical need of enabling interventional radiologists to prevent pneumothorax (collapsed lung) during transthoracic lung biopsies. Annually, over 1.2 million transthoracic lung biopsies are performed worldwide for lung cancer diagnosis (400,000 in the US). Pneumothorax (PTX), a collapsed lung, is the most comm ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 National Science Foundation
  2. SBIR Phase I: High-Salinity Produced Water Management by Recovering Solid Waste with Low Grade Thermal Energy

    SBC: SAVENGY TECHNOLOGIES., LLC            Topic: ET

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this SBIR Phase I project is to develop a desalination system powered by solar energy. Water is used for lithium and rare metal mining, requiring energy-efficient water treatment to produce fresh water and concentrated brines. This type of water treatment in mineral recovery systems can yield valuable critical materials as byproducts. Many lithium and rar ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 National Science Foundation
  3. SBIR Phase II: Trident Bathymetry Mapping System: A Three-Pronged Automated Solution to Satellite Derived Shallow Seafloor Surveying

    SBC: TCarta Marine LLC            Topic: MI

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will be to address the lack of advanced maps of shallow water zones, or littoral zones, crucial to global ecology and economy. An estimated 70% of the world's littoral zone is not mapped to modern standards, and traditional methods of mapping these areas are prohibitively expensive and danger ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Science Foundation
  4. SBIR Phase I: Enabling Computation on Encrypted Data on the Cloud and Beyond

    SBC: Usencryption Inc.            Topic: IT

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project is to enhance data security by solving the current problem of securing data in use through encryption. It has the potential to build trust on the cloud by overcoming the technical challenges of building a fully homomorphic encryption solution. This will allow data owners to encrypt their confi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 National Science Foundation
  5. SBIR Phase II: Magnetic Quantum Dots for Cell Separation and Characterization

    SBC: Core Quantum Technologies            Topic: BM

    The broader/commercial impact of this SBIR phase II project will develop magnetic and fluorescent reagents for the separation and analysis of cells from tissue samples stored in biobanks, central repositories for biological samples, including tissues, cells, blood, sera, and urine, and their associated patient data, used in research to identify new methods to diagnose and treat disease; this indus ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Science Foundation
  6. SBIR Phase II: Post-Quantum Cryptography in Resource-Constrained Devices

    SBC: PQSECURE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: IT

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project is to deliver state of the art cryptography and cybersecurity solutions to Internet of Things (IoTs) and embedded device designers, enterprise hardware and software vendors, and government contractors against the attack of classical and quantum computers. It has been widely accepted that quan ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Science Foundation
  7. SBIR Phase I: Activation Station Technology for In-line Solar String Inspection

    SBC: Ultrasonic Technologies, Inc.            Topic: IH

    The broader impact of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project is to enable manufacturers of solar cell assemblies to conduct quality control in real time. potentially reducing the cost of the solar cell modules and increasing production by an estimated 26%. Prospective customers of the envisioned technology are firms that make the assemblies (known as "strings"), and specifi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 National Science Foundation
  8. STTR Phase II: Deep Learning Technology For The Microscopic Analysis Of Stained Cells Using Unbiased Methods

    SBC: Stereology Resource Center, Inc            Topic: BT

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project is the development of software to help bioscientists analyze more tissue in less time and with higher accuracy and reproducibility. Currently, stereology studies require a trained technician to sit before a computer screen, making tedious manual counts (clicks) on hundreds to thousands of mic ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 National Science Foundation
  9. SBIR Phase II: IoT System for Small Arms Detection and Response

    SBC: Armaments Research Company, Inc.            Topic: I

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project lies ultimately in saving lives. This project proposes a Machine Learning-enabled Internet of Things (IoT) firearms detection system for law enforcement. Implementation of this technology would significantly reduce the cognitive burden of police officers in dangerous situations, allowing for ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Science Foundation
  10. SBIR Phase II: Novel, Noninvasive Comprehensive Aquatic TOol (CATO) for Sediment Management in Waterways

    SBC: Akabotics LLC            Topic: EW

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this project represents a major paradigm shift in the methodology by which waterways can be maintained for optimum usage and water quality. Instead of the status quo in which water quality is only periodically tested and sediment buildups are only removed in massive quantities that can shock sensitive aquatic ecosystems, the system under development offer ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 National Science Foundation
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