Cardioenergetics, Inc.

Cincinnati, OH 45219

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 8
Total Value of Awards $2.46MM
First Award Date 09/15/00
Most Recent Award Date 05/01/08

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Byrne Mark T Byrne 2
Melvin David B Melvin 5
Juncosa-Melvin Natalia Juncosa-Melvin 1

8 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-07-80
Budget: 05/01/08 - 04/30/09

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A coupling mechanism with the strength to fix a forcefully contracting muscle to a totally inert prosthesis, or to bone, would meet a serious and common need in clinical orthopaedics. We have explored a new approach to such a coupling. The hypothesis was that a coupling prosthesis with a low-mass, high-surf...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-06-06
Budget: 09/01/07 - 08/31/09

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Wound closures sometimes fail because tissues lack the organized connective tissue required by sutures and staples. In 2004, we assessed feasibility (Phase I) of FiberSecure; a coupling fundamentally different from conventional closures: holding is by shear, not direct or normal force. We showed, in that stud...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-06-06
Budget: 09/08/06 - 08/31/07

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Wound closures sometimes fail because tissues lack the organized connective tissue required by sutures and staples. In 2004, we assessed feasibility (Phase I) of FiberSecure; a coupling fundamentally different from conventional closures: holding is by shear, not direct or normal force. We showed, in that stud...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/15/05 - 08/31/06

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Present means of tendon reconstruction, ranging from allografted and autografted tendons to neotendons generated by resorbable 'scaffolding', do not well serve at least two groups of people. First, after prosthetic replacement of extirpated cancerous bones there is no consistently reliable means of muscle rea...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/03 - 08/31/06

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant):Severe Heart failure kills 100,000 Americans yearly. Heart transplants are effective but scarce; medicines are available but - eventually - ineffective. A conceptually attractive answer, mechanical device 'destination therapy', is critically limited by power sources: present ones simply aren't compatible with ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/03 - 02/28/05

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project will demonstrate feasibility of a new wound closure concept based on shear force transfer - the familiar way in which root tendrils resist being pulled from soil. This is a distinctly different mechanism of action from conventional sutures and staples. Suture closure of surgical or traumatic w...

Phase 2 SBIR

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

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant):Severe Heart failure kills 100,000 Americans yearly. Heart transplants are effective but scarce; medicines are available but - eventually - ineffective. A conceptually attractive answer, mechanical device 'destination therapy', is critically limited by power sources: present ones simply aren't compatible with ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/15/00 - 03/14/01

Over 100,000 Americans die yearly of heart failure despite all present treatments. One promising suggested treatment innovation employs multiple skeletal muscles, hydraulically linked to power already-proven mechanical support devices. But the required durable load-bearing muscle-to-prosthetic interface has never succeeded, perhaps because tissu...