Non-invasive Human Metabolic Status Monitor

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Office of the Secretary of Defense
Contract: DAMD17-03-C-0055
Agency Tracking Number: O022-0484
Amount: $99,999.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Solicitation Year: N/A
Award Year: 2002
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
72 Stone Place, Melrose, MA, 02176
DUNS: 828365973
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 George Hovorka
 President, Idolon Technol
 (781) 665-9200
Business Contact
 George Hovorka
Title: President, Idolon Technol
Phone: (781) 665-9200
Research Institution
"The requirement for a low-cost personal metabolic sensor that has the ability to detect high levels of breath metabolites arises from the need for personnel to do their duties with a high state of readiness in all deployment situations. The object of thePhase 1 is to determine the feasibility of a compact metabolic monitor that has low energy/power requirements and is low cost to manufacture. This device will have a simple user interface and rugged construction. The aim of the proposed program is tobuild a prototype unit and evaluate it under a variety of realistic conditions. The results of the work are expected to be a pocket-sized monitor system capable of rapidly determining a soldier's metabolic status. The commercial application of this device will include diet compliance monitoring and applications in diabetes therapy."

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