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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. STTR Phase II: Automated system for creating custom three-dimensional radiofrequency ablation lesion geometries in post-lumpectomy margin ablation breast cancer treatment

    SBC: Innoblative Designs, Inc.            Topic: BM

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project will focus on the design of the first completely automated radio frequency ablation (RFA) system for breast tissue. Of the approximately 200,000 breast cancer patients in the US who elect lumpectomy annually, over 20% must undergo re-operation due to lack of clear margins. Furthermore, many b ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 National Science Foundation
  2. SBIR Phase II: Immediate Delivery of Massive Aerial Imagery to Farmers and Crop Consultants

    SBC: VISUS, LLC            Topic: I

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will accelerate the adoption of data intensive precision agriculture, increasing yields while decreasing farm inputs such as fertilizers and pesticides. This project removes the software bottleneck (time and labor) in processing large aerial surveys taken by Unmanned Aerial Systems, enabling a cost-effective and timely process to deli ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 National Science Foundation
  3. SBIR Phase II: Label-free imaging for real-time, intraoperative blood vessel visualization

    SBC: BriteSeed, LLC            Topic: BM

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project is to develop a novel, intraoperative imaging technology to address the problem of inadvertent cuts to vasculature during minimally invasive surgeries. More than 17% of patients who undergo these types of in-patient surgeries suffer from an intraoperative bleeding event. When a vessel is injur ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 National Science Foundation
  4. SBIR Phase II: Advancing Beyond the Photodiode- Deep Sub-micron Pixels for Next-generation Image Sensors

    SBC: Pixelexx Systems, Inc.            Topic: PH

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project focuses on developing compact camera modules with lower noise and improved contrast using a submicron pixel imaging sensor array. The commercial potential of this project centers on developing compact cameras for endoscopes, navigational and robotic surgical systems and more. Embedding these cameras in endoscope systems, and even the surgica ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 National Science Foundation
  5. SBIR Phase II: RV-Embedded: Runtime Verification for Embedded Systems

    SBC: Runtime Verification, Inc.            Topic: IC

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project is that the proposed runtime verification technology will lead to a more robust definition of and architecture for ensuring safety in automobiles, medical devices, and aerospace and defense systems. Through this, these forms of safety-critical infrastructure will be more resilient to attack a ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 National Science Foundation
  6. SBIR Phase II: Novel, point-of-service device for use in diagnosing the severity of anterior eye injures with an objective measure of the ocular tear film

    SBC: InnSight Technology, Inc            Topic: BM

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project is to improve the quality of care for anterior ocular wounds. To accomplish this, the project is focused on the development of a novel, hand-held, point-of-care device that can be used to evaluate the ocular surface in post-trauma or post-surgical patients. The device should be able to provid ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 National Science Foundation
  7. SBIR Phase II: Closing the Digital Divide: Real-Time Multisensory Learning for Special Education Students

    SBC: JLG Innovations Inc.            Topic: EA

    This project creates an educational, touchscreen-based software that translates visual educational content into accessible, multisensory content for students with special needs, and particularly those with blindness and visual impairments. Consider the challenge in the educational landscape today: schools are increasingly adopting digital tools oriented toward creating a more interactive, personal ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 National Science Foundation
  8. SBIR Phase II: Innovative And Cost-Effective Process for Net-Shape Microfabrication of Ceramic Components

    SBC: Technology Holding, LLC            Topic: N/A

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop a ceramic hydrogen fuel appliance (CHFA) using ceramic microreactor modules (CMMs) using a low-cost, net-shape manufacturing process, and a new material, that was developed in the Phase I project. The new material developed was demonstrated to have excellent capability for cost-effective microfabri ...

    SBIR Phase II 2003 National Science Foundation
  9. SBIR Phase II: Carbon Fiber/Boron Nitride Matrix Composites: A Unique Low Wear Friction Material

    SBC: EKOS Materials Corporation            Topic: N/A

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project proposes to develop a testing application for intermediate and full scale boron nitride (BN) composites for a wide variety of wear applications with a focus on aircraft brakes. Viability of this material was demonstrated in Phase I where 3-dimensional needled carbon fiber/C-BN hybrid matrix composites displayed an order of magnitud ...

    SBIR Phase II 2003 National Science Foundation
  10. STTR Phase II: Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser Based on Nanostructured Active Material

    SBC: MicroLink Devices            Topic: N/A

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project will develop a vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) that operates at 1.3 micron wavelength based on incorporating a quantum dot active region of GaAs-based InAs and GaAsSb. It is based on recent research developments within the university laboratory in developing novel 1.3 micron laser and VCSEL sources, and the commercial e ...

    STTR Phase II 2003 National Science Foundation
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