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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. Continuous Production of "Drop-in" Biofuels and Biochemicals via Catalytic Hydrothermal Conversion of Agricultural Residue Fats and Oils

    SBC: SARTEC CORPORATION            Topic: 88

    Waste, non-food biomass has little value and is often sent to landfill. Methods to convert this mass into value-added compounds deserve attention, especially ones that lead to biofuels and biochemicals that historically are only obtained from non-renewable petroleum sources. A novel catalytic process which operates using recyclable supercritical water will be used to produce bioproducts from bioma ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Agriculture
  2. Universal Swine Influenza Vaccine

    SBC: CAMBRIDGE TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: 83

    Influenza virus causes significant economic losses to the swine industry due to disease and decreased growth rates. Additionally, swine influenza viruses are zoonotic and represent a threat to public health. Both inactivated and live swine influenza virus vaccines are commercially available but are generally considered to lack efficacy to genetically diverse viruses circulating in the field. Here ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Agriculture
  3. Culturally Aware Entrepreneurial Education

    SBC: Independent Platform, LLC            Topic: 86

    This proposal is a response to the Rural and Community Development needs outlined in the RFP to focus on efforts needed to enhance human capital development, build earnings capacity, increase labor force participation and/or promote job creation to the most vulnerable populations in rural communities. The Navajo community drastically underperforms the nation in creation of businesses and jobs for ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Agriculture
  4. Automated Harness Tightener for Child Safety Seat

    SBC: Minnesota HealthSolutions Corporation            Topic: NICHD

    Project Summary Abstract Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of unintentional morbidity and mortality among children in the United States and a leading cause of brain injuryBrain injuries resulting from the child s head impacting surfaces in the vehicle during a frontal crash are a significant problem and head injury is the leading cause of death and serious injury for children in crashesC ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Blind and Low Vision Indoor Guidance Using Personal Routes


    This project develops a collaborative, smartphone-based navigation system for travelers who are blind or have low vision that will guide them through complex or unfamiliar environments by providing customized walking instructions tailored to users with visual disabilities. Travelers may select their desired destination from a searchable library of routes, and then receive step-by-step narrative wa ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. An Affordable Home Assistive Walker Device Using Spacesuit Pants to Support Body Weight

    SBC: LITE RUN, Inc.            Topic: na

    The goal of this project is to demonstrate feasibility of an assistive home-use walker that would provide people with mobility disabilities much greater functional capability to stand and walk. The prototype walker is compact and portable, and can support the user while shifting body weight. One key objective in this Phase I activity is to design, build, and laboratory test a prototype device. A s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Improving Hearing Aid Satisfaction Through Remote Feedback and Settings Adjustments

    SBC: Innovative Design Labs Inc.            Topic: na

    This project develops a system that improves communication between a patient and their audiologist, simplify the fitting and tuning process by allowing patients to remotely record their hearing aid (HA) experience via a smartphone application. Currently, only 28.5% of individuals who could benefit from a HA actually wears one. The goal of this project is to improve patient satisfaction with their ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Non-Contact Point of Care Device for Sleep Studies

    SBC: Innovative Design Labs Inc.            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary Abstract Proposed is an easy to useportable method for diagnosis of obstructive sleep apneaOSAusing non contact technology for use in clinical or home settingSignificanceAn estimatedmillion Americans have sleep apnea and recent epidemiological studies indicate the prevalence of this disorder is on the riseOSA is associated with several negative health outcomes including depression ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Universal Liquid Chromatography Detector Utilizing Reactive Flame Ionization Detection

    SBC: Activated Research Company, LLC            Topic: 400

    Abstract The analysis of moleculesanalytesby liquid chromatographyLCis performed in all areas of healthcare from drug discovery and development to disease diagnosisHerewe propose a near universal LC detector utilizing a flame ionization detectorFIDthat responds with high sensitivity to all organic compoundsThis technology has the potential to speed up pharmaceutical development and allow for more ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. A Wearable Monitoring Device Used for the Assessment of Patients with Chronic Respiratory Diseases


    Abstract Koronis Biomedical TechnologiesKBTand its collaborates propose to develop a wearable system to monitor patient coughs at homeThe frequency and intensity of a patient s cough can be instrumental in the continual monitoring and treatment of many chronic respiratory conditionsCurrent clinical methods are limited and lack the ability to capture long term trends in the cough frequency and seve ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services

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