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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 April, 2020.

  1. Operational SAR Forest Structure and Disturbance Metrics

    SBC: APPLIED GEOSOLUTIONS LLC            Topic: 81

    The goal of the SBIR is to "Operationalize multiscale Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) forest structure and disturbance metrics". The objectives are to develop 1.) operational forest structure and disturbance metrics derived from Synthetic Aperture Radar and 2.) mapping information services for rapid forest disturbance assessment. A set of practical questions to be answered at three demons ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Agriculture
  2. Destroying the HIV-1 provirus by utilizing components of the CRISPR/Cas system

    SBC: CELDARA MEDICAL, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to develop a plasmid-based therapy that will destroy the integrated HIV-1 DNA (HIV- 1 provirus) in infected cells. Current HIV-1 anti-retroviral therapy (ARV) consists of a cocktail of drugsthat blocks viral binding and replication, but does not destroy the HIV-1 provirus. In addition, ARV does not impact the large reservoir of laten ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Synergy between MAG-1 and Cyclophosphamide for Treatment of Recurrent SCLC

    SBC: Woomera Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is currently no effective treatment for recurrent small-cell lung cancer (rSCLC). The objective of this project is to utilize a monoclonal antibody, MAG-1, to develop new, rational, and successful treatment of rSCLC. The hypothesis being tested is that a cancer -specific provasopressin antigen, called GRSA, present at the surface of these tumors will prov ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Dampening CAR therapy-induced cytokine storm with anti-GM-CSF antibodies

    SBC: CELDARA MEDICAL, LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long-term aim of this project is to reduce or eliminate the serious adverse events associated with cellular immunotherapy used to treat cancer. The current impressive efficacy of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapies is often accompanied by a well-known toxicity stemming from the large release of cytokines from activated immune cells, known as a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Low-Cost User-Friendly Otoacoustic Emissions Probe

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: NIDCD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposal responds to the NIDCD special solicitation RFA-DC-12-004 for improving access to hearing healthcare. In particular, the NIDCD is seeking solutions to lower the cost of hearing healthcare and improve accessfor underserved populations (such as the disabled and communities with limited resource access). Technologies that achieve the initiative object ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Calcaftor, a CFTR stabilizer for Cystic Fibrosis treatment

    SBC: Calista Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Calista Therapeutics has invented Calcaftor, a first-in-class peptide drug that can treat all Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patients. Calcaftor is validated in the gold standard pre-clinical model of CF using F508 -CFTR lung tissue harvested from CF transplant patients. Results from this model demonstrated a gt25 hour duration of action that enables once daily inhaled n ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Inter-alpha-inhibitors in Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury

    SBC: PROTHERA BIOLOGICS, LLC            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Neonatal hypoxia-ischemia (HI) remains a major cause of acute perinatal brain injury, leading ultimately to neurologic dysfunction manifesting as cerebral palsy, mental retardation, and epilepsy. Cerebral oxygen deprivation and/or reduced blood flow due to umbilical cord occlusion, prolonged labor, and/or intracranial hemorrhage produce an inflammatory respons ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Diagnostic Biomarkers to Predict Individual Propensity to Diabetic Complications

    SBC: PREVENTAGE HEALTHCARE, LLC            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The diabetes epidemic, and the devastating complications that accompany it, have created an unprecedented worldwide medical crisis. It is primarily the complications of diabetes, including kidney failure, blindness, cardiovascular disease and neuropathy that accounts for the 245 billion spent in 2012 in the US. A significant problem for doctors who treat diabe ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Therapy of transplantation-induced oxidative injury using polymeric antioxidants

    SBC: CELDARA MEDICAL, LLC            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) injury during renal transplantation surgery is responsible for oxidative stresses which result in immune activation and graft rejection. We are developing an antioxidative therapy that we havealready shown to be highly efficacious in ameliorating damage from oxidative stress in various in vitro models as well as I/R models of kidney, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Real-time bioimpedance based biopsy device

    SBC: RYTEK MEDICAL, INC.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Over the last three decades the number of men diagnosed with prostate cancer has increased 85% as a result of new screening and diagnostic tools. However, a significant number of these newly diagnosed men are harboringclinically insignificant disease, which means that they are not likely to die from prostate cancer. A difficul decision facing urologists daily i ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services

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