Compact Disc, Inc.

Silver Spring, MD 20905

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 28
Total Value of Awards $1.9MM
First Award Date 06/15/92
Most Recent Award Date 09/01/07

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Brink Susan G Brink 5
Rager Robert Rager 23

28 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-04-64
Budget: 09/01/07 - 06/30/09

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Increasing the ability of older adults to live independently is a growing public health priority. Because age- related memory declines intimate risk of dependency, older adults are concerned about their ability to remember information and events of a few hours ago and acts performed even a few moments ago. We...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-04-64
Budget: 07/01/06 - 06/30/07

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Increasing the ability of older adults to live independently is a growing public health priority. Because age- related memory declines intimate risk of dependency, older adults are concerned about their ability to remember information and events of a few hours ago and acts performed even a few moments ago. We...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/03 - 08/31/05

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): COMPACT proposes research to utilize the Web to deliver a curriculum of highly accessible courses for improving the personal memory skills of able-minded older adults. Conventional classroom memory training is labor intensive, costly and not practical for elderly adults in rural areas or who have limited mob...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/03 - 08/31/04

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Increasing the ability of older adults to live independently is a growing public health priority. Because age-related memory declines intimate risk of dependency, older adults are concerned about their ability to remember information and events of a few hours ago and acts performed even a few moments ago. We ...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/02 - 08/31/03

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): COMPACT proposes research to utilize the Web to deliver a curriculum of highly accessible courses for improving the personal memory skills of able-minded older adults. Conventional classroom memory training is labor intensive, costly and not practical for elderly adults in rural areas or who have limited mob...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/30/01 - 03/31/02

Screening the community for Alzheimer's disease (AD) has become a public health priority as new treatments emerge. Screening for preclinical AD is a research priority to understanding early disease course and conducting secondary prevention studies to delay or prevent the onset of clinically diagnosable disease. Phase I research aims to use CD-R...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/15/01 - 03/31/02

Longitudinal research suggests modest amounts of lifestyle activity will improve health, while sedentary lifestyles dramatically increase health risks. Adults are resistant to active lifestyles and treatment of disease in adulthood is difficult and costly to treat. Research shows many life skills are learned very early in life; therefore, effort...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/15/01 - 03/14/02

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Tobacco use is responsible for almost 400,000 deaths each year from heart disease, cancer, pulmonary disease and stroke. Smoking and smokeless tobacco use starts at an early age and by high school, over 70 percent of all students have used tobacco. Research shows many life sk...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 07/01/99 - 12/31/99

Compact Disc Incorporate proposes research to utilize the World Wide Web (Web) and highly accessible courseware designed to improve personal memory skills of the able-minded aged. Memory-related courseware will be of inter not only to the elderly who are concerned with forgetfulness in remembering but also to older adults (and others) who are ge...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 07/01/99 - 06/30/00

DESCRIPTION (adapted from investigator's abstract): This Phase II application proposes to make use of interactive multimedia CD technology to improve memory performance in the elderly by implementing a unique assessment and training program that is targeted toward independently- living, community-resid...

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