Comsis Corporation

Silver Spring, MD 20910

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 8
Total Value of Awards $0.0
First Award Date 09/01/86
Most Recent Award Date 05/10/94

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Lerner Neil D Lerner 7
Walker Jonathan Walker 1

8 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 05/10/94 - 04/30/95

Reaching and manipulating things above normal reach height is important for independent living, especially for many elderly because of reduced functional reach heights. Yet, current products (e.g., step stools) are poorly designed to meet the needs of many elderly and themselves present a fall hazard that could result in injury and greater need...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 05/17/93 - 04/30/94

Reaching and manipulating things above normal reach height is important for independent living, especially for many elderly because of reduced functional reach heights. Yet, current products (e.g., step stools) are poorly designed to meet the needs of many elderly and themselves present a fall hazard that could result in injury and greater need...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 08/20/92 - 01/31/95

DESCRIPTION: (Adapted from Investigator's Abstract) Older adults are particularly at risk from residential fires. From the mid-sixties, death rates from fires and burns are substantially higher than for the general population. For a variety of reasons, older residents may have more difficulty detecting and escaping a fire. Residential smoke...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/30/91 - 03/31/92

DESCRIPTION: (Applicant's Abstract) Reaching and-manipulating things above normal reach height is important for independent living, especially for many elderly because of reduced functional reach heights. Yet, current products (e. g., step stools) are poorly designed to meet the needs of many elderly and themselves present a fall hazard that c...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/30/91 - 10/01/92

Child pedestrian safety work has focused on traffic-related incidents; non-traffic pedestrian injuries that occur off public roadways (e.g., private driveways or parking lots) represent a significant child safety problem that has been neglected. This project will document the magnitude and nature of the problem, and develop a promising set...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 08/01/91 - 07/31/92

DESCRIPTION: (Adapted from Investigator's Abstract) Older adults are particularly at risk from residential fires. From the mid-sixties, death rates from fires and burns are substantially higher than for the general population. For a variety of reasons, older residents may have more difficulty detecting and escaping a fire. Residential smoke...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 04/01/89 - 05/31/90

Older adults are particularly at risk from residential fires. From the mid-sixties, death rates from fires and burns are substantially higher than for the general population. For a variety of reasons, older residents amy have more difficulty detecting and escaping a fire. Residential smoke alarms have proven to be a valuable mans of reducing ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/86 - 04/10/87

This proposal is for the first phase of a two-phase project to develop a comprehensive model of the age-related barriers and difficulties that discourage driving, or reduce safety, for older motorists. This uniquely comprehensive program incorporates perceptual, cognitive, and motor capabilities, social and environmental factors, travel charact...