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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. Development of a biological insect control agent using a sterilizing virus

    SBC: Lepidext L.L.C            Topic: 82

    In 2016, the U.S. planted 94,004,000 acres of corn with a value of $51.5 billion. Unfortunatelyhalf of the sweet cornplanted in the U.S. is unsalable due to corn ear damage caused by insect pests. Because of insects, $30 per acre of corn was spent on pest management or lost to damaged crops in 2003. If that figure is currently accurate, then over $3 billion was lost to insect control or damage in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Agriculture
  2. Advancing remote sensing approaches to measure water yield, identify ecological forest restoration priorities, and promote watershed investment opportunities in fire prone watersheds in California.

    SBC: Blue Forest Conservation, LLC            Topic: 81

    Forests across the Western U.S. are at a tipping point - overgrowth, a warming climate, drought, and insect infestations have ravaged tens of millions of acres of land, increasing the risk of wildfire and threatening water resources, air quality, communities, homes, and habitat. Forest restoration (the strategic removal of brush and shrubs and the selective thinning of trees to return forests to a ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Agriculture
  3. USDA SBIR PHASE II- SCICAST: Stimulating Community Involvement by Cultivating Screencast Technologies

    SBC: Inquiry Technologies, LLC            Topic: 86

    Rural educational systems continue to show alarming trends with regard to lower student achievement, higher drop-out rates, a declining tax base, less parental support, and fewer school resources. Consequently, rural students typically have less access to lab facilities, fewer Advanced Placement (AP) and distance-learning course offerings, and fewer opportunities to get additional academic help at ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Agriculture
  4. Continued Development of Airborne Wind Energy System Ground Station

    SBC: EWINDSOLUTIONS, INC.            Topic: 812

    Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) is still a relatively new field but is growing quickly. There are approximately 13 other AWE companies worldwide that appear to have the technical competence and realistic understanding of business such that we view them as realistic competitors. As we have detailed above, eWind differentiates itself from them by focusing on following current FAA (or European) flight rul ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Agriculture
  5. Commercialization of a Rapid Blood Test for Traumatic Brain Injury

    SBC: Fawkes Biotechnology, LLC            Topic: 100

    Traumatic brain injuryTBIis a substantial health care issue affecting both civilian and military populationsAlthough extremes of head injury are recognizablemild to moderate TBImmTBIis more difficult to diagnose leading to a need for the identification of circulating biomarkers of brain injury that may facilitate early identificationUsing a rat model of TBI we identified a novel marker of neuronal ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. A universal eye drop adherence monitor to measure and improve adherence to ocular medications

    SBC: Universal Adherence LLC            Topic: N

    Project Summary Abstract Universal Adherence is an emerging medical device company dedicated to improving adherence to ocular medications through innovative technical solutionsOur proposed Devers Drop DeviceDwill accurately track when a patient removes an eye drop bottle capcommunicate usage data wirelessly to a database that researchers can accessand send alerts to patients when a medication is d ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. PLGA encapsulated polyphenols to ameliorate IBD.

    SBC: THERAPYX, INC.            Topic: R

    Abstract Green tea has received increased attention recentlydue to several epidemiological and clinical studies showing a positive relationship between consumption and disease preventionBenefits include reduced risk of cardiovascular diseasese gmyocardial infarctionhypertensionatherosclerosisneurodegenerative diseasese gParkinson s and Alzheimer s diseaseand certain cancerse ggastricbreast and cer ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Exploiting activation-induced cell death as a means of inducing tolerance to kidney allografts

    SBC: FasCure Therapeutics LLC            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Kidney transplantation is the preferred treatment for patients with end stage renal diseaseHoweverstandard immunosuppression to control rejection is the major limitationAlthough standard immunosuppression has gradually been improved for better efficacy and safetyit still carries a great risk for adverse effects ranging from malignancies and infections to cardiovascular complication ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Development of a Yellow Fever Vaccine for a Vulnerable Population


    ABSTRACT Yellow fever virusYFVrepresents a mosquito borne emerging re emerging human pathogen that causesmortality and is endemic in andgtcountriesThe current live attenuated YFV vaccine was developed inand following the establishment of a virus seed lot systemit has not been modified or otherwise improved in overyearsAccording to the CDCthis vaccine causesserious adverse eventsSAEper million vacc ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. mHealth for Patient Self-Management of Opioid Use Disorder

    SBC: Biomedical Development Corporation            Topic: 104

    Opioid abuse has become an epidemic with devastating healthsocialand economic consequences for the United StatesDrug overdose deaths have nearly tripled fromDuringdrug overdoses accounted forU Sdeathsincludingthat involved an opioidopioid pain relievers and heroinOpioid analgesic overdose is now the leading cause of injury death in the U Sinthere were approximately one and a half times more drug o ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services

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