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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. A Multi-Sensor Hybrid System for Vehicle Classification of Thirteen Classes

    SBC: Migma Systems Inc.            Topic: 081FH4

    Image processing methods have been studied and implemented for the vehicle classification over the past decades. The most dominant approach is the use of vehicle dimension, which requires complex processes of sensor calibration as the vehicle dimensions shown in the imagery are heavily dependent on the camera’s field of view. In general, video systems have physical disadvantages related to the ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of Transportation
  2. Targeted Irrigation Management (TIM) and Initial Suite of Remotely Sensed Agronomic Tools

    SBC: HYDRO BIO            Topic: 84

    According to the USDA (2012) approximately 80% of the Nation & #39;s consumptive water use, and over 90% in many western states, is used in agriculture. Groundwater provides over 50 billion gallons per day for agricultural needs. Long term water level declines caused by sustained groundwater pumping for agriculture are impacting the environment at large and the agricultural community specifica ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of Agriculture
  3. On-board Electrochemical Oxygen Generator for Live Shipments of Wild Seafood and Aquaculture Products

    SBC: Giner, Inc.            Topic: 87

    U.S. live fish exports are growing and have further potential for growth. In 2009 live fish U.S. exports were on the order of $44 million. In 2012, there was unique opportunity in the live eel export market and there were reports of $100-150 million in exports in that species alone. The overall goal of this project is to provide active oxygenation during the transportation of live aquaculture prod ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Agriculture
  4. Wide Area Hydrogen Sulfide Monitoring System for Agricultural Enterprises

    SBC: REACTIVE INNOVATIONS, LLC            Topic: 84

    This sensor development project is responsive to the societal challenge areas of 1) Climate Change and 2) Sustainable Bioenergy. Hydrogen sulfide emissions from agricultural enterprises, especially those associated with large animal feeding lots, can impact the climate. A monitoring system to better map the spatial and temporal distribution of hydrogen sulfide emissions can be factored into local ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Agriculture
  5. Electrochemical, Multi-gas Air Quality Monitor

    SBC: Giner, Inc.            Topic: 84

    Animal agriculture is a $100 billion per year industry in the United States (Copeland, 2010). Livestock and poultry are raised on an estimated 1.3 million farms throughout the nation. About 238,000 of these farms are considered animal feeding operations (AFO)-agricultural enterprises where animals are kept and raised in confinement that result in emissions to the air of particles and gases such as ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Agriculture
  6. Web FluidMath

    SBC: FLUIDITY SOFTWARE, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The project team is developing a prototype of WebFluidMath, a software programto support students who are learning basic algebra principles. To use the Web FluidMath program, students will write math expressions and make drawings on the screen of apen-enabled tablet computer (e.g., iPad, Android, Microsoft Surface). The software will recognize the handwritten math formulae and generate solutions ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Education
  7. Empires: The First Socially-Networked Story-Based Math Game

    SBC: MidSchool Math, LLC            Topic: N/A

    Empires is a web-based game that addresses 36 pre-algebra Common Core State Standards in mathematics for 7th and 8th grades. The game follows a storyline in a recreation of an ancient empire which is at the brink of agricultural revolution and of becoming a trade economy. As students play the game, they engage in math-focused activities to drive the action, such as taxing citizens to learn ratios ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of Education
  8. Nomethiazoles Harnessing GABA and NO mimetic activity for Alzheimer's therapy

    SBC: sGC Pharma Inc.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Alzheimer's disease (AD) occurs in one out of eight Americans of age 65 and affects 43% of the elderly over 85. Current FDA-approved drugs only provide symptomatic relief of AD. There is a pressing need to discover newdisease-modifying medications. AD is multifactorial in origin and progression. A drug attenuating several underlying factors is a preferred ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. A Novel Insulin Pathway Agonist for Alzheimer's Disease

    SBC: MEDCHEM PARTNERS LLC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Even though the association of -amyloid peptide (A ) deposition and Alzheimer's Disease (AD) underpins the major hypothesis for disease progression and possibly causation and several drugs addressing the formation or removal of -amyloid plaques have entered clinical trials, no effective therapy exists to date for AD. This reality calls for new targets th ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. A Small Molecule to Activate Tumor Immunity after PLX403 in V600E BRAF Melanoma

    SBC: ARISAPH PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In the United States, around 76,250 new cases of melanoma and 9,180 melanoma-related deaths are predicted for 2012. With the therapeutic options currently available, metastatic melanoma patients face the bleak prospectof at best, 10 month's survival and a one-in-ten chance of surviving for 10 years. Surgery and radiation therapy are the mainstay of treatme ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Health and Human Services

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