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  1. Maximizing graph programming parallelism via cellular automata

    SBC: Complex Computation, LLC            Topic: SB152004

    Cellular automata are computer-theoretical models originally developed by computing pioneer John von Neumann in 1950s to study self-reproduction computing machines. Cellular automata are massively parallel, regularly connected and allow only local data exchanges between cells. Cellular automata computation models map perfectly to modern many-core computing hardware. Opportunities have arrived to ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. The Iowa Assessment of Skills and Knowledge for Automatic Word Recognition and Decoding (iASK)

    SBC: Foundations In Learning, Inc            Topic: edIES15R0008

    Video Demonstration of the Phase I Prototype: Purpose: This project team will develop and test iASK, an app intended to assess and support increased word recognition among middle school students who struggle to read. The 2013 National Assessment of Education Progress reported that 66% of middle school students scored below proficient in reading, and 22% scored below ba ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  3. Advanced erosion modeling and computational science for precision conservation planning

    SBC: AGREN INC            Topic: 84

    Central Iowa-based small business, Agren, Inc., has collaborated with the USDA-ARS Sedimentation Laboratory and the University of Tennessee since 2007 to develop two soil loss modeling tools currently referred to as the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation- Raster (RUSLER) and the Ephemeral Gully Erosion Estimator (EphGEE). Each tool combines remotely-sensed, high-resolution digital elevation mode ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Agriculture


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    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Detecting Ebola Virus Infections

    SBC: Aptalogic, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Ebolavirus attacks are devastating and unpredictable To control an ebolavirus outbreak it is essential to identify isolate and treat infected individuas rapidly However the available diagnostics ELISA and RT PCR require laboratory sophistication that is not possible at point of care in many African and other isolated locations Thus a portable device th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Image guided therapy for metastatic melanoma


    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Melanoma incidence is growing faster than any other cancer and the American Cancer Society reports that death rates for melanoma have been rising in the United States for the past years Alarmingly melanoma is the most common cancer in young adults under One characteristic of metastatic melanoma cells that is recognized as a potential target for new the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Reliability-Based Design Optimization Software Package for Broader Simulation-Based Design Applications

    SBC: RAMDO Solutions, LLC            Topic: A14075

    It is critical to the US Army to have reliable ground vehicles that can be relied on to demonstrate consistently high levels of performance for survivability, mobility, and durability under a wide range of operational conditions without being subject to unanticipated premature failure, and with substantially reduced maintenance requirements. In response to critical Army needs and dual use in comme ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. The Brain Garden Serious Game: genetics, environment, behaviors and the brain

    SBC: Digital Artefacts LLC            Topic: 999

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant As the average lifespan increases staying mentally sharp into old age is becoming a major concern for millions of individuals Neuroscience has developed a deep understanding of the factors influencing life long brain health with both genetic and lifestyle factors playing a large role how our brains age For example cardiovascular health education eating h ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Early diagnosis of acute kidney injury by aptasensors

    SBC: Aptalogic, Inc.            Topic: 400

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Acute kidney injury AKI affects more than million people worldwide each year with reported mortalities from to in different patient populations However methods are lacking to support the early diagnosis of AKI that could lead to early intervention improved therapy better prognosis and lower medical costs For these reasons the development of e ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Real Time Cell Density Measurements During Production of Biologics and Other Biotech Products

    SBC: ASL Analytical, Inc.            Topic: FDA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This Phase I SBIR proposal targets an unmet critical need in Process Analytical Technology PAT the on line quantitation of cell density during the development and manufacture of biopharmaceuticals A non destructive optical method is proposed that operates continuously and in real time during production of biologics in yeast and mammalian cell based bioproc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human Services

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