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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. CONTROLLED-PERMEABILITY MEMBRANE CONTAINER FOR CRYOPRESERVA-TION OF POULTRY SPERM

    SBC: BIOPORE, INC.            Topic: N/A

    FROZEN POULTRY SEMEN IS NOT USED COMMERCIALLY BECAUSE THE CRYOPROTECTANTS MOST EFFECTIVE FOR SPERM SURVIVAL DURING FREEZING AND THAWING ALSO ARE CONTRACEPTIVE. SERIAL DILUTIONCENTRIFUGATION OR CONVENTIONAL DIALYSIS SUCCESSFULLY REDUCE CRYOPROTECTANT CONCENTRATION, BUT SUCH PROCESSES ARE COMMER-CIALLY IMPRACTICAL. OUR OVERALL GOAL IS TO DEVELOP AN INTE-GRATED SERIES OF PROCESSES AND DEVICES TO ENAB ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Agriculture
  2. ECTOMYCORRHIZAL FUNGI ADAPTED TO ARID ALKALINE SOILS

    SBC: Mycorr Tech Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Agriculture
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. SOLID-STATE CLINICAL GAS ANALYZER

    SBC: Albion Instruments            Topic: N/A

    A SMALLER, LIGHTER, MORE EFFICIENT, AND MORE RELIABLE CLINICAL GAS ANALYZER FOR RESPIRATORY AND ANESTHETIC GAS MONITORING IS NEEDED. EXISTING LASER RAMAN-BASED INSTRUMENTATION USES A LARGE, HEAVY, AND EXTREMELY INEFFICIENT (0.1 PERCENT) ARGON ION LASER WITH AN INTRACAVITY GAS CELL. THE LONG-TERM OBJECTIVE OF THIS STUDYIS TO IMPLEMENT A SOLID-STATE ALTERNATIVE TO THE EXISTING ION LASER. SUCH A LASE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. CLINICAL GAS ANALYZER

    SBC: Albion Instruments            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. NON-RADIOACTIVE DETECTION OF RECEPTORS IN BRAIN

    SBC: Cephalon Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE OVERALL GOAL OF THIS PROJECT IS TO ESTABLISH THE TECHNOLOGY FOR CARRYING OUT RECEPTOR STUDIES IN THE BRAIN WITH NONRADIOACTIVE LIGANDS. THE SPECIFIC AIMS OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAM ARE TO DETERMINE OPTIMAL METHODS FOR: (1) COUPLING BIOTIN TO SYNTHETIC NEUROPEPTIDES WITHOUT CHANGING THEIR RECEPTOR AFFINITY; (2) IMMOBILIZING THE DERIVATIZED LIGAND, IF NECESSARY, ON THE BOUND RECEPTOR; AND (3) DETEC ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. PROTEIN PURIFICATION KNOWLEDGE BASE

    SBC: Coact Technologies            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. ENHANCING AZIDOTHYMIDINE ACTION ON RETROVIRUS INFECTION

    SBC: Conrex Pharmaceutical Corp            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT WILL STUDY THE POTENTIATION OF THE INHIBITORY EFFECT OF AZIDOTHYMIDINE (AZT) ACTION TO RETROVIRUS INFECTION IN NIH 3T3 CELLS. FIRST, IT WILL BE DETERMINED WHETHER THE CONREX PHARMACEUTICAL CORPORATION'S PERMEATION ENHANCER HAS ANY IN VITRO TOXICITY TO 3T3 CELLS, MACROPHAGES, AND T AND B LYMPHOCYTES. IT WILL SUBSEQUENTLY BE DETERMINED WHETHER THE ENHANCER AFFECTS THE FUNCTIONS OF MACRO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of Health and Human Services

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