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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Intelligent Dimension Evaluation and Alerting System (IDEAS)

    SBC: INTERNATIONAL ELECTRONIC MACHINES CORPORATION            Topic: 111FH3

    International Electronic Machines (IEM) Corp. will develop the Intelligent Dimension Evaluation and Alerting System, or IDEAS.  In Phase I, IEM will examine two different approaches for achieving the goal of accurate, reliable dimensioning and classification of moving vehicles at highway speeds.  IDEAS will leverage prior work by IEM for the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), New York State

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Transportation
  2. Smart Grade Crossing Monitor System

    SBC: INTERNATIONAL ELECTRONIC MACHINES CORPORATION            Topic: 101FR2

    During Phase I, IEM developed a proof of concept for a Smart Grade Crossing Monitor (SGCM) using multispectral imaging technology for enhanced monitoring of highway rail grade crossings to improve safety by providing warnings of significant objects present in the crossing. The Phase I work conclusively demonstrated that multispectral imaging is clearly superior to visible or infrared spectrum imag ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Transportation
  3. PlatinuMath: An Online Formative Assessment Math Game for Preservice Elementary Teachers

    SBC: Triad Interactive Media, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Purpose: To be qualified to teach their future students in math, preservice students need to gain specialized mathematics content and pedagogical knowledge. The purpose of this project is to develop a web-based game to strengthen preservice teachers' knowledge of mathematics and provide college instructors with accurate assessments of their students' mathematical understanding. Project Activities ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Education
  4. Computer Adaptive Triarchic Assessment and Instructional Activities for Early Childhood

    SBC: Children's Progress            Topic: N/A

    Purpose: Prior research has shown that students who are considered to be gifted generally have high levels of academic performance, motivation, creativity, critical thinking skills, and positive self-concepts. Perhaps because the general perception is that gifted students will flourish under any conditions, support for gifted children may be limited within some schools. The purpose of this project ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Education
  5. An Interactive Social Tutoring System to Improve and Measure Social Goals for Students Related to Academic and Other School-Related Outcomes

    SBC: 3-C Institute for Social Development, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Purpose: Elementary school is a time of growth and development in students' social skills and peer relations. Prior research shows that students who are able to establish and maintain positive peer relations are more successful in school (including higher levels of achievement) and better able to cope with stressful life events. In contrast, students who have difficulty navigating the socio-develo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Education
  6. A Computer-based Social Intervention for Students with High Functioning ASD: Using Technology to Improve Special Education

    SBC: 3-C Institute for Social Development, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Purpose: Students with high functioning autism spectrum disorders (HF-ASD) face unique challenges with social skills and social relationships, often experiencing heightened levels of social isolation and exclusion from social opportunities. Without intervention, these social difficulties can interfere significantly with students’ ability to engage in and learn at school. However, few social inte ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Education
  7. Foot Operated Mouse for the Disability Market

    SBC: Beckmer Products Inc./Dental R.A.T. LLC            Topic: 84133S1

    This project designs, develops, and markets a foot-operated mouse that builds upon patented Dental R.A.T. technology. The foot mouse is designed to allow efficient hands-free access to all computer functions and is compatible with all operating systems/software. This foot mouse requires no special software, programming, or training. It has accurate cursor control and left/right mouse click capabil ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Education
  8. Lab on a chip point of care assay for the rapid serodiagnosis of Lyme disease

    SBC: Biopeptides, Corp            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, Lyme Disease (LD) can affect the skin, heart, joints or nervous system leading to an array of symptoms that overlap with those of other illnesses. LD is the most common vector-borne infectious disease in the United States and remains a significant public health concern. Early diagnosis and treatment is key to improving disease ou ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Nitric Oxide-Releasing Intranasal Gel To Decolonize Biofilm-embedded S. Aureus

    SBC: Novan, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Staphylococcus aureus is the second leading cause of hospital-acquired bloodstream infections. In 2003, nearly 300,000 patients in US hospitals acquired an S. aureus infection, which accounted for nearly three million days of hospitalization, 9.5 billion in excess costs, and at least 12,000 inpatient deaths. Additionally, approximately 50% of the US population ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Safe and Efficacious Oral MIF Inhibitors for Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

    SBC: INNOVIMMUNE BIOTHERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There are high unmet medical needs in the limited biologic therapeutics for 1.0% of adults with rheumatoid arthritis [RA] associated with staggering 39.2 billion annual US health care and societal costs. These are dueto inadequate efficacy; patient's inconvenience, prohibitive costs, poor adherence and treatment discontinuations; manufacturing risks and s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
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