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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. ELECTROMAGNETIC ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS WITHIN A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

    SBC: MISSION RESEARCH CORP.            Topic: N/A

    MRC PROPOSES TO DEVELOP A SAFETY PERFORMANCE INDICATOR (PI) OF THE ELECTROMAGNETIC (EM) PROTECTION STATUS OF A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT (NPP). WE BELIEVE THAT SUCH A PI IS NEEDED BECAUSE: (1) EM ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION IS ON THE INCREASE,(2) ADDITIONAL EM THREATS MUST BE EVALUATED, AND (3) DISRUPTION OF NPP OPERATIONS BY EM EFFECTS CAN AND MUST BE AVOIDED. PREVIOUS STUDIES HAVE ADDRESSED THE ISSUE OF E ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  2. LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE: A MANUAL FOR REGULATORS

    SBC: Actuarial Research Corporation            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. SECONDARY PREVENTION OF ALCOHOLISM VIA COMPUTER SOFTWARE

    SBC: Alcohol Self-control Program            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. IMPROVED SYNTHESIS OF RADIORECEPTOR LIGANDS

    SBC: Custom Synthesis Inc            Topic: N/A

    THIS RESEARCH WILL EXPAND UPON PRELIMINARY STUDIES THAT DEMONSTRATED THE FEASIBILITY OF A SOLID-PHASE, FLOW-THROUGH DEVICE TO CARRY OUT CATALYTIC HYDROGEN TRANSFER REACTIONS. THESE STUDIES USED PALLADIUM-COATED GLASS FIBER FILTERS AS WELL AS SILICA/POLYVINYLCHLORIDE MEMBRANE. PHASE I RESEARCH WILL EVALUATE OTHER SUPPORTS, FOR EXAMPLE, CONTROLLED PORE GLASS AND SILICA/POLYETHYLENE MEMBRANES, AS MAT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. MITS SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION PACKAGE FOR MINORITY PARENTS

    SBC: Development Associates            Topic: N/A

    DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATES, INC., WILL CONDUCT A R&D EFFORT TOWARD DEVELOPING, FIELD TESTING, AND DISSEMINATING CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE TRAINING PACKAGES DIRECTED AT BLACK, HISPANIC, AND/OR NATIVE AMERICAN PARENTS OF POTENTIAL ADOLESCENT ABUSERS. THE PACKAGE WOULD BE IMPLEMENTED AS A SINGLE 2-HOUR SESSION OR AS TWO 1-HOUR SESSIONS AND DISSEMINATED THROUGH SCHOOLS, CHURCHES, HEALTH CENTERS, ATHLETIC ORG ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. COMPUTER-ASSISTED WEIGHT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

    SBC: Health Innovations Inc            Topic: N/A

    THIRTY FOUR MILLION AMERICANS ARE AT LEAST 20 PERCENT OVER THEIR IDEAL WEIGHT. THE EXCESS WEIGHT HAS SERIOUS HEALTH IMPLICATIONS BECAUSE OBESITY HAS BEEN ASSOCIATED WITH PREMATURE MORTALITY. AT ANY POINT IN TIME, AS MANY AS 35 PERCENT OF ADULT AMERICANS ARE ATTEMPTING TO LOWER THEIR WEIGHT AT AN ANNUAL COST OF $5 BILLION. HEALTH INNOVATIONS, INC. WILL DEVELOP A WEIGHT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM THAT RELIE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. IMPROVED REMOTE CONTROL UNITS FOR SENIORS

    SBC: Humrro International Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT WILL EXAMINE THE NEEDS OF OLDER PERSONS FOR IMPROVEMENTS IN THE INTERFACE DESIGNS OF HAND-HELD CONTROL UNITS FOR REMOTELY CONTROLLING EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE, ESPECIALLY TELEROBOTS. THESE REMOTE CONTROL UNITS (RCUS), PROLIFERATING WITHOUT ADEQUATE HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, WILL BE USED INCREASINGLY BY SENIORS IN THEIR HOMES AND AT WORK. THE ONLY STUDY OF RCUS INDICATES THAT THEIR OPER ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. BONE INGROWTH STIMULATION USING ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS

    SBC: Iatromed Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE USE OF POROUS COATINGS TO PROVIDE THE ATTACHEMENT MECHANISM FOR REPLACEMENT OF DISEASED JOINTS HAS INCREASED DRAMATICALLY IN THE PAST FEW YEARS, AND IT IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO DO SO IN THE FUTURE. THERE ARE 300,000 HIP AND KNEE REPLACEMENTS PERFORMED ANNUALLY IN THE UNITED STATES, AND IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 50 PERCENT OF THESE IMPLANTS RELY ON BONE INGROWTH AS THE MECHANISM OF ATTACHMENT BETW ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. ENHANCEMENT OF OSSEOINTEGRATION USING RESONANT EM FIELDS

    SBC: Iatromed Inc            Topic: N/A

    DURING THIS PERIOD 1983 TO 1987, THE NUMBER OF DENTAL IMPLANTS INSERTED IN THE UNITED STATES INCREASED 4-FOLD AND THE NUMBER OF PRACTITIONERS PERFORMING IMPLANTS INCREASED 10-FOLD. FURTHERMORE, IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 300,000 OR MORE DENTAL IMPLANTS WILL BE USED IN THE UNITED STATES BY 1992. OSSEOINTEGRATION, PARTICULARLY IN TWO-STAGE ROOT-FORM IMPLANTS, HAS BEEN SHOWN TO RESULT IN EXCELLENT PERFORMA ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. BIOLOGICAL INDICATORS OF ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM

    SBC: International Research Assoc.            Topic: N/A

    THE LONG-TERM OBJECTIVE OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO PROVIDE AN UP-TO-DATE COMPREHENSIVE ACCOUNT AND EVALUATION OF DIFFERENT BIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS AND THEIR COMBINATIONS USED AS INDICATORS OF ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOLISM. IN PHASE I, THE PROJECT WILL IDENTIFY THE PERTINENT SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE AND THEN PROVIDE A REVIEW AND CRITICALEVALUATION OF THE MAJOR FINDINGS IN DIFFERENT STUDIES, ESPECIALLY IN REG ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
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