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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 June, 2020.

  1. Multimode Chiroptical Spectrometer for Nanoparticle Characterization

    SBC: Applied Nanofluorescence LLC            Topic: None

    This project will develop a new scientific instrument optimized for the advanced characterization of near-infrared fluorescent nanoparticles that can exist as left- or right-handed structures (enantiomers). Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) are the leading current example of such nanomaterials. Applied NanoFluorescence, LLC (ANF) proposes a novel multi-mode chiroptical spectrometer that can ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  2. A Portable Vibrio Cholerae Concentrator for Sensitive Pathogen Detection in Water

    SBC: Omnivis LLC            Topic: None

    This SBIR Phase I project proposes to develop an easy to use, inexpensive, and portable bacterial concentrator to enable more sensitive cholera pathogen (Vibrio cholerae) detection. Cholera affects communities across 41 countries, including Mozambique in 2019 after Cyclone Idai and Yemen in 2017. Current methods used to detect the cholera pathogen in water involves a 3 to 5-day procedure due to th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  3. Advanced Manufacturing and Material Measurements Software Tool Weave ™ for the Acceleration and Automation of SEM Image Analysis in the Semiconductor Industry

    SBC: Sandbox Semiconductor Incorporated            Topic: None

    In this Phase I SBIR proposal, SandBox Semiconductor™ proposes to develop an Advanced Manufacturing and Material Measurements software tool called Weave ™ for accelerating and automating SEM image analysis for the semiconductor industry. During the development of a new manufacturing process line for a semiconductor device, tens of thousands of scanning electron microscopy (SEM) images are take ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  4. Nanomachine Device for Semiconductor Process Control Monitoring

    SBC: Xallent LLC            Topic: None

    Conventional characterization and test methods are increasingly ineffective when applied to structures less than 100 nanometers, causing challenges across R&D, process control and failure analysis. An increasing number of subtle defects become prominent drivers of failure as device size and operating margins decrease, e.g., processing anomalies in thin gate oxides, substrate problems related to do ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  5. Gap-Free Model-Based Engineering for Manufacturing and Analysis: Digital Thread without Translation

    SBC: Nvariate, Inc.            Topic: None

    Modern Model-Based Enterprise / Engineering (MBE) systems rely on freeform surfaces built as complex combinations of geometric primitives to define engineered objects. Unfortunately, the intersection of freeform surfaces in MBE applications results in highly approximated solutions, degrading models that cost billions annually by US industry to fix. Current technology limits the abilities of users ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  6. Rapid At-home Test for Monitoring Tacrolimus Levels in Plasma

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: A18145

    Vascularized composite allotransplantation (VCA) is a surgical approach for the clinical management of non-salvagable injuries. Tissue rejection is a major issue for patients receiving VCA. Tacrolimus is the most common immunosuppressant employed to minimize tissue rejections in VCA. The safety and efficacy of tacrolimus, which has a narrow therapeutic window is particularly sensitive to proper ma ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  7. Next-Generation Ear Seals for Circumaural Headsets and Hearing Protectors

    SBC: Oceanit Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: DHA172007

    Service members are exposed to high noise environments on a daily basis. Aviation, mechanized, light and armored units are all exposed to environments well in excess of the permissible noise levels. In aviation alone, flight crews spend a majority of their day in aircraft and, even when not flying, are still subjected to the high noise levels of an active airfield. Ground crews carry headsets with ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  8. Complex Crystalloid Resuscitative Fluid

    SBC: GanD Inc            Topic: DHA172009

    Problem: Currently available resuscitation fluids have been shown to induce detrimental effects on trauma outcomes.Objective: The objective of this proposal is to use the data from the successful Phase 1 studies to guide the continued development and testing of the novel resuscitation fluid (GND-001), which has been designed to address the deficiencies of current resuscitation fluids.Proposed work ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  9. Joint Dislocation and Reduction Simulator for Training

    SBC: Simetri, Inc.            Topic: DHA173002

    SIMETRIs effort to design, develop, and commercialize the Joint Articulation and Reduction Simulator (JAARS) integrates existing commercial manikin technology, presents multiple dislocation scenarios, and makes use of a modular design that includes Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) and 3D printed components, with embedded sensors to provide student performance feedback as well as consumable expendit ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  10. Development of the JoRT Platform for Realistic Joint Reduction Training

    SBC: LUNA INNOVATIONS INCORPORATED            Topic: DHA173002

    Joint reduction is a key skill and is a core competency for orthopedic surgeons deploying as part of a trauma team.Current training options are limited to classroom instruction on uninjured persons due to lack of a suitable training simulator. The first true reduction performed by medical providers is on actual patients. This method of instruction prevents the trainee from developing the comfort a ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
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