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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. BREAKAWAY LUMINAIRE SUPPORT FOR MINI-CARS

    SBC: Adian Engineering Corp.            Topic: N/A

    DUE TO THE DOWNSIZING OF AUTOMOBILES ON U.S. HIGHWAYS, MINI-CARS HAVE BECOME A MAJOR PART OF THE AUTO POPULATION. THE LIGHT WEIGHT AND HIGH CRUSH RATE OF THESE VEHICLES CAN CAUSEHIGH VELOCITY CHANGE LEVELS WHEN IMPACTING MOST EXISTING BREAKAWAY LUMINAIRE SUPPORTS. THIS INCREASES THE PROBABILI-TY OF INJURY TO OCCUPANTSOF MINI-CARS WHEN IMPACTING LUMI- NAIRE SUPPORTS. CONCEPTS HAVE BEEN DEVELOPED WH ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Transportation
  2. DEVELOPMENT OF A METHADONE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM NETWORK

    SBC: Birch And Davis Associates            Topic: N/A

    BIRCH & DAVIS ASSOCIATES, INC. WILL DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A METHADONE MAINTENANCE TREATMENT PROGRAM NETWORK FOR TRAVELING CLIENTS. ALL METHADONE PROGRAMS LOCATED WITHIN THE UNITED STATES WILL BE IDENTIFIED THROUGH CONTACT WITH FEDERAL AGENCIES (E.G., NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE, FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION), STATE AGENCIES, AND OTHER ORGAN ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. A FIRE SAFETY CERTIFICATION SYSTEM FOR BOARD AND CARE OPERATORS

    SBC: BONNIE WALKER AND ASSOCIATES            Topic: N/A

    THE LONG-RANGE GOAL OF THIS PROJECT IS TO ESTABLISH A TRAINING CERTIFICATION SYSTEM WHEREBY OPERATORS AND STAFF OF BOARD AND CARE HOMES FOR DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED RESIDENTS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES CAN RECEIVE UNIFORM, VALIDATED FIRE SAFETY TRAINING. TWO LEVELS OF TRAINING WILLBE DEVELOPED. LEVEL I CERTIFICATION FOR OPERATORS AND STAFF WILL BE DEVELOPED, TESTED, AND EVALUATED DURING PHASE I. ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. ANTI-FLUORESCEIN SINGLE-CHAIN ANTIGEN-BINDING PROTEIN

    SBC: Genex Corpon            Topic: N/A

    USING ITS PROPRIETARY PROTEIN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY GENEX HAS DESIGNED AND PRODUCED A NOVEL ANTIGEN-BINDING PROTEIN. THE DNA SEQUENCES FOR THE HEAVY (H) AND LIGHT (L) CHAINS OF A MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY TO BOVINE GROWTH HORMONE (BGH) HAVEBEEN CLONED AT GENEX AND MODIFIED TO ENCODE THE ANTIGEN-BINDING FRAGMENT I.E., THE FV FRAGMENT, AS A SINGLE POLYPEPTIDE CHAIN OF ABOUT 240 AMINO ACIDS. TO ACHIEVE TH ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. FLUORIDE GLASS FIBER FOR INFRARED LASER POWER DELIVERY

    SBC: Infrared Fiber Systems, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT IS INTENDED TO RESULT IN AN INFRARED FIBER LASER CATHETER FOR USE IN LASER ANGIOPLASTY, OPHTHALMIC SURGERY, NEUROSURGERY, AND ENDOSCOPIC MICROSURGERY WHERE PRECISION OF TISSUE REMOVAL IS A NECESSITY. THE FIBER WILL BE MADE FROM ZIRCONIUM FLUORIDE GLASS, WHICH HAS VERY LOW LOSS AT 2.9 MICRONS, THE WAVELENGTH OF MAXIMUM TISSUE ABSORPTION. IMPROVEMENTS WILL BE MADE IN THE FIBER STRENGTH, ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. ENZYMES OF OMEGA-3 FATTY ACID BIOSYNTHESIS

    SBC: MARTEK BIOSCIENCE CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    RECENT CLINICAL INVESTIGATIONS HAVE INDICATED THAT DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS OF EICOSAPENTAENOIC ACID (EPA) CAN REDUCE SERUM TRIGLYCERIDE AND CHOLESTEROL LEVELS. FURTHERMORE, INITIAL STUDIES HAVE REPORTED A SELECTIVE KILLING OF CERTAIN HUMAN CANCER CELLS BY TREATMENT OF THIS OMEGA-3 POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACID. IF THESE PRELIMINARY FINDINGS ARE CONFIRMED, EPA MAY SOON BY CONSIDERED A VALUABLE FOOD ADDITI ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. ENZYMES OF OMEGA-3 FATTY ACID BIOSYNTHESIS

    SBC: MARTEK BIOSCIENCE CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. INVERSION OF LAPLACE TRANSFORMS ON MICROCOMPUTERS

    SBC: Micromath Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE APPLICATION OF PHYSICAL-CHEMICAL PRINCIPLES TO BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS FREQUENTLY LEADS TO SITUATIONS IN WHICH THE QUANTITATIVE TREATMENT OF CONCEPTUALLY SIMPLE MODELS IS CONFOUNDED BY THE COMPLEXITY OF THE SYSTEM. SUCH IS THE CASE, FOR EXAMPLE, IN THE STUDY OF THE PERMEATION (AND POSSIBLE CONCURRENT METABOLISM) OF DRUGS THROUGH COMPLEX BIOLOGICAL MEMBRANES, THE PHYSIOLOGICAL MODELING OF THE DISTRI ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. A GENERAL PURPOSE SMALL LABORATORY COMPUTER SYSTEM

    SBC: POTOMAC MEDICAL SYSTEMS            Topic: N/A

    MANY SMALL RESEARCH LABORATORIES WOULD BENEFIT FROM THE USE OF A SMALL COMPUTER SYSTEM TO MONITOR THEIR TEST PROCEDURES,HANDLE THEIR TEST RESULT REPORTING, PROVIDE DIAGNOSTIC DECISION SUPPORT, MAINTAIN THEIR DATA FOR LATER RESEARCH PURPOSES, AND PERFORM ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT AND BILLING FUNCTIONS. POTOMAC MEDICAL SYSTEMS HAS DEVELOPED A LABORA- TORY INFORMATION SYSTEM THAT IS CURRENTLY BEING USED ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. AN ULTRASONIC PLATELET HARVESTER

    SBC: Technical research Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    TECHNICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATES, INC. PROPOSES THE DEVELOPMENTOF A NOVEL PLATELET-HARVESTING SYSTEM BASED ON A PREVIOUSLY DEVELOPED ULTRASOUND SEPARATION TECHNOLOGY. THIS TECHNOLOGY, DEVELOPED UNDER AN NHLBI GRANT, ALLOWS THE SEQUENTIAL SEPARATION OF CELLS BASED ON THEIR SIZE, EVEN THOSE CELLS THAT HAVE IDENTICAL DENSITIES. FIRST, RESIDUAL ERYTHROCYTES AND LARGE LEUKOCYTES CAN BE SEPARATED FROM PLAT ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Health and Human Services

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