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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. Pedestrian Auto Enforcement Program (PAEP)

    SBC: Polaris Sensor Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 122FH3

    The Pedestrian Automated System for Enforcement and Safety is a novel video and radar based system that is able to detect and track vehicles and pedestrians, and to determine when violations of pedestrian right of way have occurred. By using multiple sensor modalities the system provides a robust tracking solution. The use of radar provides long standoff detection and tracking of vehicles with hig ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Transportation
  2. Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Lignin to High-Value Aromatics

    SBC: Faraday Technology, Inc.            Topic: 81

    Significant quantities of biomass are produced annually which represent a huge possible feedstock for biofuels and other valuable chemicals and materials. Numerous industrial processes are available for utilization of the cellulosic fraction of this biomass. However, as much as 40-50% of the biomass is composed of lignin, a cross-linked, aromatic polymer, for which at present there are few economi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Agriculture
  3. Removal of pharmaceuticals and nutrients from agricultural drainage water using nano-engineered porous ceramic media

    SBC: METAMATERIA TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: 84

    Controlled agricultural drainage is used extensivelyin the U.S. for better crop production; howeverdisposalor re-use of these contaminant-laden agricultural water has been questioneddue toassociated impacts on water quality and food safety.Discharge of excess nutrients, such as nitrogen and phosphorus, into receiving water bodiesoftenresults in eutrophication (even hypoxia) in surface waters, as w ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Agriculture
  4. Improve Competitiveness of Specialty Crop Production through a New Product Quality Verification Method

    SBC: SMART VISION WORKS, LLC            Topic: 813

    Agricultural sorting and grading is most commonly preformed primarily through the use of human resources. Farm workers sort crops by hand through visual inspection. This process is expensive and highly subjective. In addition the labor force is susceptible to human error which can impact the quality of the resulting data. The outcome of this project will be to increase efficiencies in the grading ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Agriculture
  5. Virus-like-particle (VLP) vaccines for infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV).

    SBC: LARAD Inc.            Topic: 83

    Developing nations rely on poultry as their major protein source. Maintaining poultry health is of critical importance to good human nutrition worldwide. Infectious bursal disease is a contagious immunosuppressive disease affecting nearly all poultry producing regions of the world. The disease is caused by infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) a bi-segmented double-stranded RNA virus. Vaccination ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Agriculture
  6. Development of novel malaria parastie metabolite-based non-invasive diagnostic biosensor

    SBC: GUILD ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The long term goal of the project is to use malaria parasite specific low-molecular-weight metabolites as biomarkers for development of sensitive, low-cost, simple, battery-operated field-deployable urine or saliva diagnostic biosensor for detection of malaria infection. Four malaria parasite-specific metabolites (3-Methylindole, Succinylacetone, S-Methyl-L-thiocitrulline, O-Arachidonoyl Glycidol ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Rapid Detection of Endemic Fungal Infections in the U.S.

    SBC: NANOSHELL COMPANY, LLC            Topic: N/A

    Lectin recognition of fungal cell wall polysaccharides will be used to develop a rapid screening chip technology for the detection endemic fungal infection in blood. Fungal infections are life threatening to immune-compromised and immuno-suppressed patients (i.e. premature and malnourished infants, AIDS and cancer patients. seniors, and organ donation recipients). In addition to routine screenin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. SBIR Phase II: Optimization of Rotavirus Vaccine Production

    SBC: Meridian Life Sciences, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    To improve the safety and efficacy of oral rotavirus vaccines, CDC scientists have developed a proprietary inactivated rotavirus vaccine (IRV) technology (new human strains and a novel method for rotavirus inactivation) and demonstrated the immunogenicity in mice [14] and protective efficacy in piglets [15] of this IRV by intramuscular (IM) administration. More recently, CDC scientists have demons ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Clear Cues: Supportive Wayfinding for Care Communities

    SBC: Linda-&-Cameron, Inc.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this project is to develop and test Clear Cues (CC), a signage system for care communities that supports way finding in people with dementia. Way finding is a process through which people use informationin the environment to help them get to their desired destination. It's both the user experience of choosing a path and the design elements t ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Novel Alzheimer's Disease Drug Treatment

    SBC: P2D, INC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): P2D Bioscience is developing the selective, non-addicting dopamine transport (DAT) inhibitor, PD2XXX, for the symptomatic treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The core symptom of AD is short-term memory impairment. (DSM-IV) In preliminary studies, PD2XXX improved short term memory by over 110% in a well-accepted triple transgenic mouse model of AD (3xTg ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services

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