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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. Bio-mathematical Models of Aggregated Tissues & Organ Properties

    SBC: Corvid Innovation LLC            Topic: DHP16A001

    Realistic surgical simulation requires a combination of representative tissue geometry, accurate tissue material properties and lifelike tool-tissue interaction forces. Recent advances in computational power and imaging modalities have provided the capability to represent the anatomical details required for surgical training; however, the mathematical models which govern the underlying tissue pro ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  2. Bio-Mathematical Models of Aggregated Tissues & Organ Properties

    SBC: BioMojo, LLC            Topic: DHP16A001

    BioMojo LLC and the Departments of Mathematics and Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, will develop a preliminary bio mathematical model framework to represent how human tissues interact and behave at their boundaries. Tissue interaction properties (e.g. tensile, shear, friction, and so forth) of connective, epithelial, muscular, and nervous tissue including su ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  3. Cervical Spine Health Improvement Products

    SBC: Switchbox, Inc.            Topic: DHA18B001

    Most standard-of-care tools and techniques for evaluating neck disorders are subjective, unreliable, and do not provide actionable information for providers, payers, and organizations to deliver efficient and effective care. This lack of objective neck he

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  4. Data Driven Intent Recognition Framework

    SBC: Other Lab Inc.            Topic: NSF13599

    A critical aspect of exoskeleton control that has to date introduced a performance limitation is the ability of the exoskeleton to recognize the intent of the operator so it can apply assistance to their desired motion. This intent recognition effort is typically solved using ad-hoc methods where subject matter experts make design decisions and tune transitions to identify intended maneuvers as re ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
  5. High Fidelity Computational Models for Aggregated Tissue Interaction in Surgical Simulations

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: DHP16A001

    Surgical simulations aiming to support surgeon practices and medical education have attracted enormous research effort over the last two decades. However, the physical reality, especially on simulating aggregated tissue interaction, is still unsatisfactory. In this proposed work, an open source surgery simulation framework, SoFMIS, will be utilized and enhanced with tissue interaction models to a ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  6. Human Performance Optimization

    SBC: HVMN Inc.            Topic: SOCOM17C001

    During altitude-induced hypoxia, operator cognitive and physical capacity degrades, compromising individual and team performance. Cognitive degradation is linked to falling brain energy levels, increased reliance on anaerobic energy production and lactate accumulation. Ketones are the evolutionary alternative substrate to glucose for brain metabolic requirements; previous studies demonstrated that ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
  7. Human Performance Optimization

    SBC: REJUVENATE BIO INC            Topic: SOCOM17C001

    Special OperationsForces (SOF)are an integral aspect of the US military. SOF operators are among the most elite and highly qualified individuals in the U.S.military. As such, extraordinary physical and mental demands are placed upon them to excel in extreme environments for extended periods of time. This unrelenting cycle of combat deployments and intense pre-deployment training shortens the funct ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
  8. Multi-Functional Nanotube-Based Sensor Array for Detecting Blood Coagulation Defects

    SBC: Innosense Llc            Topic: DHA19A001

    Defense Health Agency (DHA) is seeking a multi-functional diagnostic to determine blood coagulopathy in real time at point-of-care (POC). Blood coagulopathy, resulting in uncontrolled bleeding, is implicated in 80% of operating room deaths and 50% of trau

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  9. Oxygen Production and Delivery on Demand

    SBC: Global Research and Development Inc.            Topic: DHA17B005

    This Phase II proposal is in response to the Defense Health Agency 2017 SBIR topic 17B-005. The approach is an electrochemical membrane oxygen pump using newly developed nano-thickness membrane technology. The total membrane with all the layers is less

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  10. POC Blood Coagulopathy Monitor

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: DHA19A001

    Traumatic injuries account for 30% of all life years lost in the US and is the leading cause of death for people under 46 years of age. Uncontrolled bleeding or hemorrhage constitute 30-40% of trauma related deaths and are considered to be a major cause o

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
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