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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 September, 2020.

  1. Ambient light activatable opsin based therapy for age-related macular degeneration

    SBC: NANOSCOPE TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Severe loss of vision occurs due to age related macular degeneration AMD and approximately million people in the US have some form of AMD which is expected to double by Most of the current clinical treatments are primarily focused on slowing down the progression of the disease as there is neither a cure that can stop the degeneration nor a therapy ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Targeted Transcranial Electrotherapy to accelerate Stroke Rehabilitation-Exploratory Trial on Aphasia

    SBC: Soterix Medical, Inc.            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation tDCS with weak currents is a non invasive low cost and well tolerated technique producing lasting functional changes in the central nervous system There is increasing evidence supporting the use of tDCS to improve stroke rehabilitation Behavioral and therapeutic outcomes of tDCS depend on the brain areas being targe ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence among College Students

    SBC: NATIONAL HEALTH PROMOTION ASSOCIATES, INC            Topic: R44

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence among College Students This Fast Track SBIR proposal is designed to address the urgent need for an effective primary prevention approach to the problem of sexual violence among college students It is estimated that in every college women has been sexually assaulted while in college There is a dearth of primary preven ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. IND- and NDA-enabling toxicology studies for PTI-125, a novel small molecule for Alzheimer's disease

    SBC: PAIN THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant PTI is a novel compound with a novel target designed to treat and slow the progression of Alzheimerandapos s disease AD PTI works by binding extremely tightly to a particular site on filamin A FLNA a protein we recently demonstrated to be critical to beta amyloidandapos s toxicity Beta amyloid A exerts its toxic effects by binding and h ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. High-Throughput Manufacturing Methods for Engineered MRI Contrast Agents

    SBC: ADVANCED RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: 9010368R

    This project focuses on developing a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agent that may increase the detection of tagged cells by a factor of 10-100. The ability to noninvasively track specifically labeled (tagged) cells, enables a researcher or medical treatment professional to dynamically monitor the delivery and targeted application of medicinal and bio-reactive agents.

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  6. A Tool for Building Semantically Interoperable Specification and Standards

    SBC: XSB INC.            Topic: 9010273R

    Standards and specifications are widely used in government and industry to define requirements for products and processes and insure interoperability, safety, and quality of industrial and domestic products. Specifications and standards documents almost always cross-reference other standards and specification. Taken together, the web of interdependent standards forms an immensely important knowled ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  7. Embedded Access to Signing of Science Terms and Definitions

    SBC: Vcom3D, Inc.            Topic: NA

    Deaf and hard-of-hearing students may lag behind their hearing peers in English literacy and in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Evaluations in classroom and informal environments have demonstrated the efficacy of the dictionaries in increasing student engagement and mastery of math and science content and vocabulary. This project develops a cloud-based service and corresp ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Improving Hearing Aid Satisfaction Through Remote Feedback and Settings Adjustments

    SBC: Innovative Design Labs Inc.            Topic: NA

    This project researches and develops a new system to assist in fitting individuals with a hearing aid. In modern digital programmable hearing aids, there are an increasing number of customizations and settings to fit a hearing aid to a unique user. However, multiple iterations are required to find a profile which satisfies the user, and it may be difficult to diagnose the root cause of a poor hear ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Application for Stuttering Treatment via Smartphone

    SBC: MOAI TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: NA

    This Phase I project develops a smartphone application and associated server software to allow a speech language pathologist (SLP) working with students who stutter to administer treatment over a smartphone. The student may conduct smartphone video chat sessions with their SLPs at times that best fit their schedules. Students can also record video and audio samples of themselves between the sessio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Semantics-Aware Web Screen-Reading Assistant

    SBC: Charmtech Labs LLC            Topic: NA

    This Phase II project builds upon previous research to develop a Semantics-Aware Web Screen-Reading Assistant that empowers people with vision impairments to interact with the Web more naturally and efficiently via a spoken-dialog interface that is aware of high-level semantic entities such as an article section, a date picker widget, etc. The Assistant organizes the web content into a collection ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
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