Nextek Mobility Corporation

Albuquerque, NM 87113

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 4
Total Value of Awards $854K
First Award Date 09/01/98
Most Recent Award Date 06/10/10

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Roberts Brock F Roberts 4

4 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-09-080
Budget: 06/10/10 - 05/31/12

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Many surfaces can be difficult for manual wheelchair users to negotiate. Carpets, lawns, door thresholds, loose soil, etc. can make manual propulsion challenging. These surfaces can be especially troublesome to the many wheelchair users that have low strength, or are elderly, or have wrist, shoulder, elbow p...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 04/01/01 - 03/31/02

Nextek Mobility Corporation is pursuing a revolutionary new steering concept to produce a more agile powered wheelchair with superior maneuverability and stability. This new concept developed by Nextek is called Parallel-All Wheel Steering (PAWS) and has shown the potential to accomplish this goal. Phase I explored this technology with the desi...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 04/05/00 - 03/31/01

Nextek Mobility Corporation is pursuing a revolutionary new steering concept to produce a more agile powered wheelchair with superior maneuverability and stability. This new concept developed by Nextek is called Parallel-All Wheel Steering (PAWS) and has shown the potential to accomplish this goal. Phase I explored this technology with the desi...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/98 - 04/30/99

DESCRIPTION (Adapted from the applicant's abstract): This is a revision of a proposal targeting the development and evaluation of a new steering technology for powered wheelchairs. According to the proposal, the new technology minimizes turning radius, simplifies electronics, and shows promise to increase man...