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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. MINIATURE MICROWAVE RANGE AND VELOCITY SELECTIVE SENSOR SYSTEM FOR VEHICLE/OBJECT DETECTION

    SBC: Hittite Microwave Corporation            Topic: N/A

    SAFE MANEUVERABILITY OF HEAVY VEHICLES IS HAMPERED BY THE SIZE OF THE VEHICLE AND THE DRIVER'S LIMITED FIELD OF VIEW. OFTEN THE DRIVER IS BLIND TO IMPORTANT AREAS AROUND THE VEHICLE. A RESONABLY PRICED SENSING DEVICE IS NEEDED TO RELIABLY WARN THE DRIVER THAT A VEHICLE OR HUMAN EXISTS IN HIS OR HER BLIND SPOT. EMERGING MMIC TECHNOLOGY WILL MAKE HIGH-PERFORMANCE ULTRA-MINIATURE MICROWAVE FM-CW RADA ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Transportation
  2. REMOVAL OF BRAN FROM WHEAT FLOUR

    SBC: Advanced Energy Dynamics Inc.            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Agriculture
  3. MULTIPHASIC CONTROLLED RELEASE FOR CATTLE REPRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

    SBC: CAMBRIDGE SCIENTIFIC, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PHASE I PROJECT WILL BE DIRECTED TO INVESTIGATING A MU TIPHASIC CONTROLLED RELEASE SYSTEM FOR CATTLE REPRODUCTION MANAGEMENT. TWO SPECIFIC BIOLOGICAL MEDIATORS WILL BE EX- PLORED FOR APPLICATION AS IMPLANTABLE BIODEGRADABLE DELIVERYSYSTEMS. ONE WILL BE BOVINE FOLLICLE STIMULATING HARMONE (FSH) FOR INDUCING SUPEROVULATION IN COWS; THE SECOND WILL BE HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN FUSED TO LHRH AS ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Agriculture
  4. SPONTANEOUS ADHESION OF CULTURED PLANT CELLS TO GAS PLASMA TREATED POLYMER SUPPORTS

    SBC: Tekmat Corp            Topic: N/A

    THE GOAL OF THIS RESEARCH PROJECT WILL BE TO DETERMINE THE EFFECTS OF SUBSTRATE SURFACE CHEMISTRY ON ADHESION OF CULTURED PLANT CELLS. PRODUCTION OF PLANT SECONDARY METABOLITES WILL ALSO BE ASSESSED AS A FUNCTION OF SUBSTRATE SURFACE CHEMISTRY. NOVEL GAS PLASMA TECHNIQUES WILL BE USED TO EFFECT SYSTEMATIC CHEMICAL MODIFICATIONS TO THE SURFACE OF POLYSTYRENE ON WHICH THE PLANT CELLS WILL BE GROWN. ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Agriculture
  5. A MULT- PLATFORM MICRO-COMPUTER BASED EARLY INTERVENTION DATABASE WITH DISK- BASED FILE TRANSFER

    SBC: Educom Inc            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT IS DESIGNED TO DEVELOP A COMPUTERIZED DATA COLLECTION SYSTEM FOR EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMS UTILIZING HARDWARE COMMONLY AVAILABLE WITHIN EACH EARLY INTERVENTION CENTER SITE. PARALLEL DATABASE SYSTEMS WILL BE DEVELOPED FOR THREE HARDWARE PLATFORMS, ALL WITH THE ABILITY TO TRANSFER DATA INTO A CENTRAL MICRO-COMPUTER. THREE HARDWARE PLATFORMS ARE COMMONLY USED IN EARLY INTERVENTION SITE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  6. A MULTIMEDIA APPROACH TO TEACHING SCIENCE TO SPANISH-SPEAKING JR. HIGH STUDENTS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH-PROFICIENCY

    SBC: Icd Corp            Topic: N/A

    THIS RESEARCH PROJECT FOCUSES ON DESIGNING A PROGRAM THAT APPLIES MODERN PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF TESL, BILINGUAL EDUCATION, AND SECOND LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION TO TEACHING SPANISH-SPEAKING JR. HIGH SCHOOL LEP STUDENTS SCIENCE CONCEPTS IN THE CONTEXT OF AN INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA ENVIRONMENT. SUBJECT CONTENT, PEDAGOGICAL ISSUES, AND TECHNOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS ARE EXAMINED TO DETERMINE THE SCOPE OF ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  7. A KNOWLEDGE-BASED TUTORING SYSTEM WITH STUDENT-DRIVER, GRAPHIC INTERFACE, FOR TEACHING ARABIC ON MICROCOMPUTER

    SBC: New Sage            Topic: N/A

    NEW SAGE WILL DEVELOP SOFTWARE THAT CAN TEACH BEGINNING ARABIC (AND PERSIAN) SKILLS. THE SYSTEM WILL BE A RESPONSIVE, STUDENT-DRIVEN, INTERACTIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT USING MACINTOSH COMPUTERS. KEY TO THE DESIGN IS THE INTEGRATION OF SEVERAL KNOWLEDGE BASES INTO THE INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN: 1) A RICH (BUT NOT LARGE) DICTIONARY -- FOR KNOWLEDGE OF WORD MEANINGS, 2) LINGUISTIC RULES -- FOR GENERATION A ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  8. COMPUTER BASED LIFE SCIENCE LESSONS FOR JR. HIGH STUDENTS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH-PROFICIENCY

    SBC: Standard Scientifics Inc.            Topic: N/A

    ENGLISH PROFICIENCY IS A GROWING PROBLEM IN EDUCATION. IN THE AREA OF SCIENCE, THE SITUATION IS EVEN MORE SERIOUS, SINCE STUDENTS NOT ONLY HAVE TO LEARN SCIENCE BUT ALSO TO UNDERSTAND THE EXPLANATION IN ENGLISH. THUS, WE PROPOSE AN INNOVATIVE COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR LIMITED ENGLISH-PROFICIENT STUDENTS IN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS TO LEARN SCIENTIFIC CONTENT WHILE MASTERING THE SCIENTIFIC LANGUAGE IN ENGLIS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  9. A PERSONAL COMPUTER CONTROLLER FOR MULTI-HANDICAPPED BLIND INDIVIDUALS

    SBC: WESTEST ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    PERSONAL COMPUTERS ARE NORMALLY CONTROLLED BY ENTERING DATA INTO A KEYBOARD AND MONITORING THE RESULTS ON A VIDEO TERMINAL. MANY PEOPLE WHO ARE PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED CANNOTUSE KEYBOARDS AND VIDEO TERMINALS ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR THE BLIND. EXISTING DEVICES WHICH HELP THE HANDICAPPED OVERCOMETHESE BARRIERS ARE EITHER SLOW AND CUMBERSOME OR USE CUSTOM SOFTWARE WHICH RESTRICTS THEIR USE. WESTEST ENGIN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Education
  10. ULTRAMINIATURE IMPLANTABLE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR

    SBC: ABIOMED, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROPOSAL IS THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MINIATURE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR SUITABLE FOR PERMANENT IMPLANTATION IN THE BODY. SUCH A DEVICE IS INTENDED TO SERVE AS A CONNECT/DISCONNECT POINT FOR NEURAL PROSTHESES, ENABLING REPLACEMENT OF FAULTY COMPONENTS WITHOUT NECESSITATING REMOVAL OF AN ENTIRE IMPLANTED SYSTEM. SEVERAL DIFFERENT ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS HAVE BEEN DEVELOPED IN CONJUNCTION ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Health and Human Services

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