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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. Wheelchair Optimal Route Planning for Public Urban and Indoor Places

    SBC: Innovative Design Labs Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Innovative Design Labs (IDL) proposes to create a system which helps guide wheelchair users along the best path through complex urban landscapes. Since the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) were established in 1990 the ability of wheelchair users to navigate has greatly improved. However, there are still many areas in which modification for accessibility was not “r ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Education
  2. Monitoring Individuals at Risk for Traumatic Brain Injury

    SBC: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    The project will create an affordable system to monitor adolescent athletes in contact sports to identify individuals at risk for traumatic brain injury from continual sub-concussive impacts. The need is to reduce the risk of long term brain injury by providing tools to tell when it's risky/safe to play and find areas where strength training and technique may reduce risk on an individual level. Th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Education
  3. Sensing and Control of Stand-To-Sit Motions of a Wearable Bionics Suit

    SBC: Innovative Design Labs Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Innovative Design Labs (IDL), in collaboration with the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC), proposes to create a system for the sensing and control of stand-to-sit motions of a wearable bionics suit. Recent research found that 3.86 million Americans require wheelchairs and the number has been increasing annually by an average annual rate of 5.9% a year. While wheelchairs provide freedom all ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Education
  4. Accurate WiFi-Based Localization of Dementia Patients For Caregiver Support

    SBC: ASTER LABS, INC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): An estimated 5.4 million Americans had Alzheimer's disease in 2012 and a 50% increase in this number is expected by 2030. The majority of these patients (70%) will live at home where they receive 75% of their care frominformal caregivers, unpaid individuals such as family members, friends, and neighbors. These caregivers provide valuable services, often a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Potassium Level Monitoring System

    SBC: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Advanced Medical Electronics (AME) and our partners propose a minimally-invasive system for continuous monitoring of potassium. Measurement of blood levels of potassium is important in clinical medicine. Abnormalities of potassium, common in heart and kidney disease, can be aggravated by many medications used to treat these disorders leading to arrhythmias and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. An immunomodulatory yeast-derived beta glucan as a component of a conjugate

    SBC: BIOTHERA            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Fungal infections, particularly in immunocompromised patients, are a serious and growing problem. Although antifungal therapeutics have improved greatly, failures and relapse are common. Aspergillus fumigatus is a primary cause of these infections in several patient populations: transplants, leukemics, genetic deficiencies such as chronic granulomatous disease ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Orthopedic Tissue Tension Sensor

    SBC: FOCUSSTART, LLC            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In orthopedic surgery, surgeons have to handle not only bone but also the surrounding soft tissue, including muscle, fascia, tendon, ligament and capsule. Successful handling of these tissues is often the key to high reproducibility, good soft tissue healing, and restoration of overall function. However, there are no widely used, robust methods for intra-opera ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. 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
  9. Infrared Eyes

    SBC: EDEN MEDICAL, INC.            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Eden Medical, Inc. is pleased to submit this Phase 1 SBIR proposal to develop the Infrared Eyes (iREyes) imager system, an affordable and powerful mobile health (mhealth) tool for healthcare. The hand-held iREyes system will acquire both thermal and visible spectrum imagery to quantify healing via foot thermal indexing methodology. The iREyes will offer a use ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Magnetic Tracking and Orientation of Imaging Endoscopic Capsules

    SBC: KORONIS BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES CORP.            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Prior to the advent of capsule endoscopes (CE), imaging and examination of the small bowel was difficult. Today, a patient swallows the capsule with an imaging camera, which is then carried passively through the gastrointestinal (GI) tract by peristalsis. The onboard camera captures images of the lumen wall several times per second over a 7-11 hour period, rela ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services

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