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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. Creating Resilient Structures with Polymer Coatings

    SBC: Optechnology, Inc.            Topic: 819S

      The first goal of our team is to design and develop highly ductile cement mortar composites using novel patent applied for technology which has been shown to produce materials with high energy absorption, decreased modulus, higher tensile strength, and greater toughness than standard or ultra high performance concretes or fibercements. These materials will be used to produce NEMA Class ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Commerce
  2. EVALUATION OF GENERAL FAILURE TYPES IN SAFETY ANALYSIS

    SBC: John Wreathall & Company            Topic: N/A

    THIS WORK IS TO DEVELOP A METHOD TO IMPROVE THE ABILITY OF THE USNRC TO EVALUATE THE OPERATIONAL SAFETY SIGNIFICANCE OF OCCURANCES AT NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS. PERHAPS THE AREA OF GREATEST SAFETY SIGNIFICANCE IS HUMAN PERFORMANCE, BUT THE TECHNIQUES USED BY NRC DO NOT EVALUATE HUMAN PERFORMANCE IN ANY SYSTEMIC WAY. THE WORK IS PROPOSED TO BE PERFORMED IN THREE STAGES, AND BUILDS ON METHODS THAT HAVE B ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  3. Next Generation Energy Efficient Supplemental Lighting for Plant Production

    SBC: CYCLOPTICS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: 813

    Greenhouse farming is an absolute necessity to revive and create local agriculture industries in northern climatically challenged regions with short growing seasons. Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) has made significant strides in greenhouse farming technology. State of the art CEA farming utilizes direct control of lighting, temperature and CO2 in a hydroponics environment. Key advantages ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Agriculture
  4. Pelleted sericea lespedeza diet for control of internal parasites and pathogens in goats and sheep

    SBC: SIMS BROTHERS INCORPORATED            Topic: 83

    Internal parasites are the greatest health and production challenge for sheep and goats in southeastern states and others during warm, humid conditions (including Northeastern, Midwestern and irrigated pastures in Western US). Haemonchus contortus or barber pole worm thrives in warm, humid climates and is a voracious blood feeder that can cause anemia and death to the animal if left untreated. Dew ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Agriculture
  5. SOFTWARE WHICH COORDINATES PRODUCTION IN FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING NETWORKS

    SBC: Synergy Systems Consulting            Topic: N/A

    A FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING NETWORK (FMN) IS A GROUP OF SMALL MANUFACTURING FIRMS WHICH TEMPORARILY PRODUCE A PRODUCT WHICH NONE OF THEM CAN MANUFACTURE ALONE. IN EUROPE, FMN FORMATION HAS RESULTED IN SUBSTANTIAL ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION. FMNS ARE UNIQUELY SUITED TO THRIVE IN RURAL AREAS, WHICH SUPPORT MORE SMALL FIRMS THAN LARGE, AND HAVE A WORKFORCE WITH THE NECESSARY TECHNICAL SKILLS. IN THE RURAL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Agriculture
  6. THE HANDICAPPED

    SBC: Gamma Research Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A GROWING NATIONAL NEED EXISTS FOR COMPUTER WORK STATIONS WHICH INTEGRATE MANUAL DATA BASE PREPARATION FUNCTIONS FOR INCREASED ACCURACY, CONTROL AND PRODUCTIVITY. THESE WORK STATIONS COULD INCORPORATE DISABLED INDIVIDUALS SUFFERING FROM A VARIETY OF HANDICAPS INTO THE WORK PROCESS. THE RESEARCH IS DIRECTED TOWARD DEVELOPING BETTER USE OF COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN THE EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND PLACEMEN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1983 Department of Education
  7. Demand Driven Healthcare Scheduling using Flexible Shifts and Monte-Carlo Simulat

    SBC: ACME EXPRESS, INC.            Topic: NINR

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The shortage of nurses and medical technologists is accelerating. Shortages can be reduced by scheduling staff to precisely meet the hour-by-hour demand for medical service. Think of bank teller scheduling, where more staff are scheduled at peak demand. Current attempts to schedule to demand are relatively primitive: a small number of quantized fixed shifts, fo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Refinement of lead compounds to modulate water permeability through AQP4

    SBC: AEROMICS, Inc.            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Cerebral edema (and its counterpart in the spinal cord) is a major contributor to the damage caused by stroke, traumatic brain injury, traumatic spinal-cord injury, and bacterial meningitis. Stroke alone is the third leading cause of death in the USA and the leading cause of disability. Unfortunately, few treatment options are available for cerebral and spinal- ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Nucleic acid delivery of growth factors and heparan sulfate proteoglycans for enh

    SBC: International Medicine and Biomedical Research            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In chronic wounds, numerous factors contribute to the diminished healing. Wound healing constituents, including heparan sulfate proteoglycans and numerous growth factors, are essential to normal skin wound healing. Several key growth factors such as FGF, VEGF, and PDGF require heparan sulfate-like polymers as co- receptors or co-activators for growth factor act ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Therapeutic Potential of Ex vivo expanded Human Cord Blood derived CD133+ cells i

    SBC: Arteriocyte, Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI) is a common problem that often results in major limb amputation. Circulating endothelial progenitor cells likely play a role in the pathogenesis of CLI; the number and function of these cells that are mobilized from the bone marrow are reduced in the elderly and diabetics, groups at high risk for CLI. Allogenic Umbilical Cord Blood ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services

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