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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. CHARACTERIZATION OF HAIL BY ACOUSTIC PROFILE

    SBC: Energy Optics, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROGRAM IS ORGANIZED TO DEMONSTRATE THE FEASIBILITY OF AN ACOUSTIC APPROACH TO AUTONOMOUS DETECTION, IDENTIFICATIONAND MEASUREMENT OF HAIL. THE SENSOR, WHICH IS DESIGNED TO DISCRIMINATE HAIL FROM RAIN AND OTHER FORMS OF PRECIPITATIONIS CONFIGURED IN A SMALL, ALL SOLID STATE UNIT WITH NO MOVING PARTS. LOW COST, LOW POWER CONSUMPTION AND HIGH RELIABILITY ARE ALL IMPORTANT CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Commerce
  2. DESIGN OF A PROTON MEDICAL ACCELERATOR

    SBC: Acctek Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE LONG-RANGE GOAL OF THIS PROGRAM IS THE DEVELOPMENT AND COMMERCIALIZATION OF PROTON ACCELERATORS SUITABLE FOR RADIATION THERAPY OF CANCER IN HOSPITAL OR CLINICAL SETTINGS. FOR THIS PURPOSE THE ACCELERATOR SHOULD HAVE AN ENERGY UP TO 250 MEV, AND MUST BE SIMPLE, RELIABLE, AND INEXPENSIVE COMPARED TO EXISTING ACCELERATORS FOR PHYSICS APPLICATIONS. IN ADDITION, WITH SUFFICIENT INNOVATION, IT COULD ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. QUANTITATION OF ESTROGEN CONCENTRATION IN CELLS

    SBC: Cell Analysis Systems Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO DEVELOP QUANTITATIVE ESTROGEN RECEPTOR CONCENTRATION MEASUREMENTS USING HIGH- RESOLUTION DIGITAL IMAGE MICROSCOPY TECHNIQUES. THE TECHNIQUES WILL ENABLE DIRECT MEASUREMENTS OF RECEPTOR CONCENTRATION ON A CELL-BY-CELL BASIS. THIS IS AN IMPROVEMENT OVER THE CURRENT BIOCHEMICAL ASSAYS, WHICH GIVE ONLY AN AVERAGE VALUE FOR RECEPTOR CONCENTRATION. THE QUANTITATIVE AS ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. UPDATING THE TRYON MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS COMPUTER SYSTEM

    SBC: D2 Associates            Topic: N/A

    THE PRIME LONG-TERM OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO UPDATE, ENHANCE, AND DISTRIBUTE TWO COMPUTER PROGRAMS UTILIZING THE UNIQUE MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES DEVELOPED BY THE PSYCHOLOGIST ROBERT TRYON WITH NIH SUPPORT DURING THE 1960S. ONE LONG-TERM GOAL IS TO PRODUCE AN ENHANCED ALL-FORTRAN VERSION OF A MAIN BCTRY82 SYSTEM, PORTABLE TO MOST LARGE COMPUTERS. A SECOND LONG-TERM GOAL IS TO PRODUCE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. CYTOMEGALOVIRUS DETECTION USING NONRADIOACTIVE DNA PROBES IN SITU

    SBC: Ert            Topic: N/A

    CYTOMEGALOVIRUS (CMV), A MEMBER OF THE HERPES VIRUS GROUP, IS PRESENT IN THE BLOOD OF A LARGE PORTION OF THE HUMAN POPULATION. ADMINISTRATION OF THIS BLOOD TO HIGH-RISK PATIENTS MAY RESULT IN DEATH. ENZO PROPOSES THE DEVELOPMENTOF A QUICK, SPECIFIC, EASY AND ECONOMICAL DIAGNOSTIC TEST, BASED ON NONRADIOACTIVE DNA-DNA HYBRIDIZATION, TO DIRECTLY SCREEN HUMAN BLOOD FOR CMV. PHASE I DEVELOPMENT WILL B ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. RESPITE CARE FOR OLDER ADULTS ^ A PROTOTYPE

    SBC: Kin Care            Topic: N/A

    USING A FOSTER CARE MODEL, THIS RESEARCH WILL ESTABLISH A PROTOTYPE WITHIN THE PRIVATE BUSINESS SECTOR FOR OVERNIGHT RESPITE PROVISION IN PRIVATE RESIDENCES TO FRAIL OLDER ADULTS. AS NONINSTITUTIONAL SETTINGS BECOME THE PREFERRED CHOICE FOR OLDER ADULTS, DEPENDENT ADULTS AND THEIR CAREGIVERS (FAMILIES OR EQUIVALENT) INCREASINGLY UTILIZE COMMUNITY RESOURCES TO EASE CAREGIVER BURDEN AND STRESS WHICH ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. ULTRASOUND SYSTEM FOR OPHTHALMIC TISSUE ANALYSIS

    SBC: Sonocare, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROGRAM IS AIMED AT DEVELOPING A COMMERCIAL SYSTEM INCORPORATING ADVANCED ULTRASONIC TECHNIQUES FOR IMPROVED DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT PLANNING, AND TREATMENT MONITORING IN THE EYE AND ORBIT. THE SYSTEM WILL INCLUDE FACILITIES FOR ACQUIRING DIGITIZED SAMPLES OF ECHO SIGNALS, PROCESSING THEM, AND COMPARING RESULTS TO DATA FROM KNOWN DISEASED STATES. OF MOST INTEREST IS THE EXAMINATION AND CLASSIFIC ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. GAS SAMPLING ROTARY PUMP FOR BREATH ANALYZERS: PHASE I

    SBC: Transcience Associates Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE SPECIFIC AIM OF THIS PROJECT IS AN EXPERIMENTAL EXPLORATION OF THE FEASIBILITY OF ADAPTING A NEW ROLLER/GEARPUMP CONCEPT TO CREATE A MINIATURE GAS SAMPLING ROTARY PUMP FOR MICROPROCESSOR CONTROL OF METERED FLOW IN BREATH ALCOHOLMEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT. A PROTOTYPE INSTRUMENT COMPONENT HAVING GREAT UTILITY FOR USE IN A LARGE VARIETY OF CLINICAL AND ANALYTICAL EQUIPMENTS WILL BE DEVELOPED. LONG TE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. MORBIDITY RISK ASSESSMENT IN THE ELDERLY

    SBC: University Park Pathology Assc            Topic: N/A

    WE PLAN TO DESIGN, IMPLEMENT, AND TEST A HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT COMPUTER PROGRAM TO GENERATE ESTIMATES OF THE PROBABILITY OF HOSPITALIZATION, DISABILITY, AND OTHER UNDESIRABLE HEALTH CONSEQUENCES AS A FUNCTION OF MEDICAL HISTORY, LABORATORY FINDINGS, AND HEALTH HABITS. THE PROGRAM, USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH HEALTH EXAMINATION PROGRAMS FOR PERSONS AGED 60 AND ABOVE, WILL FACILITATE APPROPRIATE SCREE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. COMPUTER-BASED HEALTH EDUCATION FOR TEENAGERS-HEALTH RISK GAME

    SBC: University Park Pathology Assc            Topic: N/A

    THE GOAL OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO DESIGN A COMPUTER GAME APPROPRIATE FOR USE IN HEALTH EDUCATION CLASSES AT THE SECONDARY SCHOOL LEVEL OR FOR USE IN INEXPENSIVE HOME COMPUTERS. THE GAME WILL INCORPORATE MORTALITY RISKS AND RISKS ATTRIBUTABLE TO LIFESTYLE RISK FACTORS THROUGH 10 SUCCESSIVE FRAMES, EACH ANALOGOUS TO A 5-YEAR PERIOD FOR AGES 10 THROUGH 85. CONCEPTS OF AVERAGE AND ATTRIBUTABLE RISK WILL ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Health and Human Services
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