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  1. SBIR Phase I: Novel Device for Maintaining Continuous Fluid Drainage in Small-Bore Chest Tubes after Cardiothoracic Surgery

    SBC: Esculon LLC            Topic: BM

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project is to improve outcomes for cardiothoracic surgery patients by ensuring proper post-surgical drainage and allowing for use of small-bore chest tubes. In the United States, approximately 750,000 major cardiothoracic surgeries are performed each year. These patients receive at least one chest tub ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 National Science Foundation
  2. Development of nucleic acid delivery platform based on polymeric CXCR4 antagonists

    SBC: Bohemica Pharmaceuticals, LLC            Topic: 100

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Therapeutics based on nucleic acids NA promise to revolutionize treatment of multiple diseases but their widespread use is currently limited by the lack of efficient delivery methods We have recently developed a new NA delivery platform based on polymeric CXCR inhibitors PCX suitable as dual function systems for simultaneous NA delivery and inhibition of ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Mutation Enriched Targeted Re Sequencing

    SBC: TRANSGENOMIC, INC.            Topic: 103

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Low level tumor associated somatic DNA mutations can have profound implications for development of metastasis prognosis choice of treatment follow up or early cancer detection Unless they are effectively detected these low level mutations can misinform patient management decisions or become missed opportunities for personalized medicine Widely used tech ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. SBIR Phase I: Database development for improved agricultural statistics & analysis

    SBC: FarmAfield Labs, LLC            Topic: IT

    The broader impact/commercial potential of this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project involves the areas of risk management, data collection, and participation/growth in the agricultural sector. With the proposed platform, individuals with investment capital will be paired with individuals who have access to infrastructure and management expertise. This will allow small-scale f ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 National Science Foundation
  5. Ultrasensitive SERS Nano-Sensors for Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis

    SBC: Sanguine Diagnostics And Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: 103

    ABSTRACT Pancreatic cancer PC is an extremely aggressive malignancy with one of the worst prognoses of all cancers with a median survival of less than one year and an overall year survival of andlt With marked resistance to chemo and radiotherapies surgery is the only curative option In patients with localized disease and no lymph node or extra pancreatic metastases complete surgical ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Development of Chol-DsiRNA Polyplexes to Improve the Therapy of Breast Cancer

    SBC: ACTORIUS PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC            Topic: 100

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women between the ages of and and responsible for deaths annually If treated early five year survival rates for patients in the U S are between and but drop to once metastatic breast cancer has developed Thus there is a great need to develop more effective treatment strategies fo ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services

    SBC: Prommune, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    To apply a novel technology platform to the development of a Toxoplasma gondii vaccine

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. New Technology with Miniaturized Handheld Grain Combine for Eliminating Increasing Costs of Outdated Practices for Pre-Harvest Sampling

    SBC: Windcall Manufacturing, Inc.            Topic: 812

    Small and mid-sized farmers, custom harvesters, and universities lose millions of dollars annually to antiquated methods of moisture sampling grain prior to harvest. In 1963, the USDA standardized electronic moisture sampling. Today, all U.S. grain terminals/elevators are required to use electronic moisture sampling machines that are calibrated and inspected to USDA standards.Problem: Efficiently ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Agriculture
  9. Use of nutrient rich insect base to create pasta and rice mimicking food products

    SBC: BUGEATER LABS INC            Topic: 85

    The global population is expected to reach 9.7 billion people by 2050 with food demand to increase by 70% during that time (van Huis, A. et. al, 2015 and Shockley, 2014). Nearly 200 million children worldwide suffer from malnutrition with the World Health Organization estimating that 54% of child mortality is the result of malnutrition (Shockley, 2014). With land and water use already stressed wit ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Agriculture
  10. A multispectral imaging system for real-time prediction of beef tenderness and USDA grades

    SBC: Goldfinch Solutions, LLC            Topic: 85

    Beef tenderness is the most important trait influencing consumer satisfaction. Currently there is no method for real-time classification of beef by tenderness. Current beef marketing is based on USDA quality grades (Prime, Choice, and Select). Therefore, the beef industry needs an integrated system that can simultaneously predict beef tenderness and also USDA grades. In the Phase I study, we succe ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Agriculture

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