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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. DIAMOND-LIKE COATINGS FOR BIOMEDICAL PACKAGES

    SBC: Ionic Atlanta Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE INCREASED REPLACEMENT OF COMPLEX SENSORY AND MOTOR FUNCTIONS IN THE DISABLED BY PROSTHETIC DEVICES HAS RESULTEDIN THE USAGE OF VERY SMALL ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS FOR BOTH STIMULATION AND RECORDING. THE ABILITY TO ADDRESS FUNCTIONSAT A NEUROLOGICAL LEVEL OFTEN REQUIRES THE USE OF EXTREMELY SMALL, INDEPENDENTLY ADDRESSABLE ELECTRODES IN THE 1 TO 2 MICRON RANGE. IT IS ADVANTAGEOUS FOR THE ELECTRONI ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. A CLINICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR HOME HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

    SBC: Lifecare Technologies Inc            Topic: N/A

    CLINICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS ARE THE WEAKEST COMPONENT OF SOFTWARE PACKAGES AVAILABLE TO HOME HEALTH AGENCIES. THE GOAL OF THIS PROGRAM IS TO DEVELOP A MODULAR CLINICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR THE COLLECTION, USE, AND REPORTING OF HOME HEALTH PATIENT INFORMATION WITH A UNIVERSAL INTERFACE TO CURRENTLY AVAILABLE HOME HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS. THE POINT OF CARE DATA ENTRY TOOL WILL BE ELECTRONIC SL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. NEW DRUGS TO PREVENT REPERFUSION ISCHEMIA INJURY

    SBC: MOLECULES FOR HEALTH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. IMPROVED NEUTRON SPECTROMETER AND EXPOSURE METER

    SBC: Shonka Research Associates            Topic: N/A

    THE UNCERTAINTY IN MEASURING NEUTRON DOSE EQUIVALENT RATES RESULTS IN UNCERTAINTY IN ASSIGNMENT OF THE PROPER DOSE TO OCCUPATIONAL RECORDS AND CAN RESULT IN IMPROPER IMPLEMENTATION OF CONTROLS TO LIMIT THE EXPOSURE. A NOVEL PORTABLE NEUTRON SPECTROMETER IS PROPOSED WHICH WILL REDUCE THE UNCERTAINTY OF SUCH MEASUREMENTS TO LESS THAN 20%. MANYCOMPONENTS OF THIS DEVICE ARE COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE. SYS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  8. 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
  9. HEAT-FLUX MICROSENSORS FOR BLOOD PERFUSION MEASUREMENTS

    SBC: Vatell Corporation            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT WILL DEVELOP A THERMAL PROBE TO NONINVASIVELY MEASURE LOCAL BLOOD PERFUSION IN TISSUE. THE DEVICE WILL CONSIST OF A SINGLE PROBE THAT CAN BE ACTIVELY HEATED OR COOLED AND PUT IN CONTACT WITH THE SKIN. THIS CREATES A TRANSIENT HEAT FLUX, WHICH IS MEASURED AS A FUNCTION OF TIME. TOGETHER WITH A SIMULTANEOUS MEASUREMENT OF THE SURFACE TEMPERATURE, THIS ALLOWS CALCULATION OF THE THERMAL D ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. FROM INTERACTIVE FLIGHT SIMULATOR TO DRIVING SIMULATOR

    SBC: Sintex Corp            Topic: N/A

    DRIVING IS A BEHAVIOR THAT, LIKE FLYING, IS THOUGHT TO BE LARGELY GUIDED BY VISUAL INFORMATION. PUBLIC SAFETY DEMANDSTHAT THIS PRIVILEGE SOMETIMES BE DENIED, POSTPONED, OR REVOKED BECAUSE OF DEFICIENT VISION. UNFORTUNATELY, THE MINIMAL VISUAL REQUIREMENTS FOR DRIVING VARY MARKEDLY ACROSSSTATES. DETERMINING THE MINIMAL REQUIREMENTS FOR DRIVING WILL BECOME INCREASINGLY IMPORTANT AS THE PREVALENCE OF ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Health and Human Services
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