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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. 100GBit/s Low Drive voltage Multi-Quantum Well Nanowire modulator

    SBC: Freedom Photonics LLC            Topic: N13AT005

    In this Phase I Small Business Innovative Research project we will be developing extremely efficient (

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. A cost-effective bioreactor to advance functional tissue engineering of cartilage

    SBC: APEX BIOMEDICAL COMPANY, LLC            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Osteoarthritis (OA) is the leading cause of chronic disability in the United States. A clinical goal in the treatment and prevention of OA is to develop replacement cartilage using tissue engineering (TE) technologies. Although TE cartilage presently lacks the mechanical stability of native cartilage, studies have demonstrated that mechanical stability can be e ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. A Fast-Response, Electronically Controlled Fuel Injection System for Small Heavy Fuel Engines with Multi-Fuel Capabilities

    SBC: MAINSTREAM ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: N10AT033

    Advances in electronically controlled injection technologies for diesel engines have provided a method to improve medium- to heavy-duty engine performance through increased injection pressures, multiple injections, and injection rate shaping. Although these injection systems have been primarily limited to larger engines, the ability to rapidly and precisely meter fuel for smaller engines is partic ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. A Fiber-Optic-Based External Pipe Sound Pressure Level Sensing System

    SBC: Intelligent Fiber Optic Systems Corporation            Topic: N10AT016

    Intelligent Fiber Optic Systems Corporation (IFOS) and Georgia Tech propose a fiber Bragg grating (FBG) integrated sensor system capable of measuring the pipe wall "breathing mode" in order to infer the fluid-borne sound pressure level (SPL) in a pipe. The proposed new measurement technique makes it possible to externally measure the fluid-borne sound level in a noisy piping system. The state-of-a ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. A High Performance and Cost Effective Ultra High Performance Concrete

    SBC: i2C Solutions, LLC            Topic: AF12BT04

    ABSTRACT: Adversarial installations, such as those housing the means for nuclear weapons production, are increasingly being constructed in heavily fortified locations and often using ultra high performance concrete (UHPC) as the construction material. As such, the U.S. Air Force has considerable interest in further developments of ultra high performance concrete (UHPC) to maintain an advantage o ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. A Luminal Vascular Coating to Prevent Intimal Hyperplasia Following Creation of a

    SBC: Symic Bio, Inc.            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposal addresses PHS 2012-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42]). More than 20 million American adults (1 in 10) have some level of chronic kidney disease (CDC), with a growing incidence in the aging population. Nearly 400,000 ESRD patients receive some form of dialysis, with t ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. A noninvasive optical imaging of retinal amyloid beta deposits in AD patients

    SBC: NEUROVISION IMAGING, LLC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressive and invariably fatal degenerative dementia and the most common form of dementia that currently affects over 5 million Americans. The quality of life and economic costs are significant with estimated U.S. health care payments of over 200 billion in 2012, plus unpaid care by over 15 million Americans that is valued ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. A Novel Brachytherapy Agent for GBM

    SBC: APPLIED INTEGRIN SCIENCES, INC.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Despite advances in surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy, the average life span of a patient with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is about 15-months from time of diagnosis. Integrins are heterodimeric receptors found on the surface of GBM cells and angiogenic vasculature; they facilitate invasion into adjacent tissue. Normal brain tissue does not display ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. A safer urinary catheter design to reduce catheter trauma and infections

    SBC: SAFE MEDICAL DESIGN, LLC            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In today's device world, products must address soaring healthcare costs under the increased scrutiny of quality and safety. By addressing patient safety, we believe costs can be reduced and quality improved. Non-infectious urethral catheter related complications are one such patient safety problem the US and worldwide health care industry faces. Urethral c ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. A Synthetic Human Cytomegalovirus Vaccine Platform

    SBC: TOMEGAVAX, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to synthesize, based on genomic sequence information, a human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) strain with demonstrated ability to establish persistent infection in sero-positive individuals. The resulting synthetic product will form the basis for the development of attenuated HCMV vaccines. Innovative synthetic biology methods will overcome ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
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