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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. eGen Low Flow Hydrokinetic Renewable Energy Harvester

    SBC: EGEN, LLC            Topic: 86

    Rural communities throughout the United States suffer from a severe lack of job opportunities, poor education, and poor healthcare. The population of many of these communities is shrinking at the same time and compounding problems. Simultaneously there is an increased concern regarding climate change and the nation's reliance on foreign energy supplies. The renewable energy firm, eGen LLC, ha ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Agriculture
  2. Isotope Ratiometer for Groundwater Analysis

    SBC: VISTA PHOTONICS, INC.            Topic: 84

    Sufficient and safe water resources are the foundation of a society. With growing Earth population the protection of the limited resources becomes more challenging. Scientific assessment of groundwater vulnerability to depletion and pollution is required for optimized water-use and for intensification of crop production systems with the aim to achieve a sustainable agriculture. Isotope hydrology p ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Agriculture
  3. Use of Hydroponic and LED Technology to Grow High Nutrient Lettuce, Spinach and Arugula in a Small, Urban, High Density, Indoor Farm

    SBC: METROCROPS, LLC            Topic: 812

    In the industrial northeast there is an under-fulfilled, year round demand for fresh, locally grown produce. The demand is measured by the steady growth (13% per year nationally) of farmers? markets since 1995. This project will use innovative hydroponic and LED technologies to study and verify if high nutrient, high quality greens can be grown cost effectively in small, urban, high density, indoo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Agriculture
  4. iPrompt to Improve Teaching Students with ASD

    SBC: Handhold Adaptive, LLC            Topic: N/A

    Purpose: Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are neurodevelopmental disabilities characterized by deficits in social competence, communication skills, and behaviors that are restricted and repetitive. ASD are one of the fastest growing disability categories in the country, with recent prevalence rates of 1 in 110 children. Many students with ASD rely on visual supports to engage in learning in educati ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Education
  5. PalmStat: a self-contained point of care diagnostic platform

    SBC: Synectic Engineering, Inc            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Point of care testing is a test that is performed near or at the site of care. In addition it has come to imply a rapid turnaround time, ease of use and convenience for the patient. Traditional Point of Care single usecartridge tests are lateral flow immunoassay tests where the capture antibody is labeled with a chromagen, which allows for a positive reaction t ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Novel Antibacterial Scaffold from Natural Products

    SBC: LIFEPHARMS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Despite the rise of bacterial resistance to antibiotics, the development of new antibiotics is on the decline. Methicillin-resistant Staphococcal aureus infections (MRSA) in the United States has been increasing, causing 19,000 deaths per year in the United States and contributing to 3 billion to 4 billion of additional annual health care costs. The issue of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Microvascular Functional Imaging System

    SBC: Visionquest Biomedical LLC            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): VisionQuest Biomedical and the University of New Mexico (UNM) Health Science Center have formed a team to implement and demonstrate a thermal-optical imaging system for detecting and quantifying neuronal and microvascular dysfunction associated with peripheral neuropathy. This team will develop and test the Microvascular1Functional Imaging System (MFIS), ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Targeted photoacoustic imaging of VEGF receptors in angiogenic vasculature

    SBC: SIBTECH, INC.            Topic: NIBIB

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to develop a contrast agent for photoacoustic imaging targeted to the receptors of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGFR), so it can be accumulated and retained in tumor endothelial cells by VEGFR-mediated endocytosis. VEGFR are over expressed in angiogenic tumor vasculature from the very early stages of tumor development and therefore VEGFR imag ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Developing functional membrane protein arrays for highly efficient drug screening

    SBC: 3D Glass Solutions, Inc.            Topic: NIGMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Membrane proteins are an essential component of intercellular signaling pathways. The overwhelming majority of small molecule drugs, either directly or indirectly, target membrane proteins. Arrays of membrane proteins would be important tools in drug screening and academic research laboratories in studies of interactions between proteins and lipids, proteins an ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Silencing cardiac-specific microRNAs to prevent pathological remodeling in conges

    SBC: RXGEN INC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Heart disease remains the primary cause of morbidity and mortality in the industrialized world and continues to incur costs estimated at 30 billion per year, despite detailed understanding of the mechanisms governing cardiac function and contractility. MicroRNAs (miRNAs), a recently discovered family of tiny regulatory RNAs, act as negative regulators of gene ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services

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