Biospeech, Inc.

Portland, OR 97219

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 18
Total Value of Awards $5.79MM
First Award Date 01/01/05
Most Recent Award Date 05/19/17

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Van Santen Jan Van 2
Klabbers Esther Klabbers 2
Heeman Peter Anthony Heeman 3
Connors Pamela Allison Connors 6
Sproat Richard W Sproat 1
Kain Alexander Kain 1 Message
Black Lois Black 1 Message
Snider Brian Robert Snider 1
LAHVIS GARET LAHVIS 2

18 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-14-250
Budget: 05/19/17 - 04/30/18

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-14-250
Budget: 01/01/16 - 12/31/16

? DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Speech is generated by multiple organs, such as the lungs, vocal chords, and the tongue, all of which modulate sound over time. Some features of this modulation pattern convey identities of phonetic segments: what is said. Complementary, suprasegmental, features refer to how it is said. These features ca...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-11-134
Budget: 09/01/15 - 08/31/16

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Depression, dementia, schizophrenia, substance abuse, developmental disorders and speech- related disabilities can feature impairments in the ability to express emotions. Development of treatments for these impairments presents a formidable challenge. In this regard, several researchers who study rodent model...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-11-134
Budget: 09/01/14 - 08/31/15

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Depression, dementia, schizophrenia, substance abuse, developmental disorders and speech- related disabilities can feature impairments in the ability to express emotions. Development of treatments for these impairments presents a formidable challenge. In this regard, several researchers who study rodent model...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-13-088
Budget: 09/15/13 - 08/31/14

Summary Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) is believed to be a widespread, under-diagnosed condition associated with detrimental health problems, at a high cost to society. The current gold standard for diagnosis of SDB is a time- consuming, expensive, and obtrusive (requiring many attached wires) sleep study, or polysomnography (PSG). The immedia...

Phase 2 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-10-051
Budget: 06/01/12 - 05/31/13

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Stuttering is a communication disorder characterized by disfluencies that may be frequent or disruptive to communication. Clinicians make extensive use of disfluency counts, for diagnosis, to assess treatment progress, and to document treatment outcomes. SLPs mostly do disfluency counts in real-time as a clie...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-10-050
Budget: 04/01/12 - 03/31/13

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): According to the MarkeTrak VII survey (Kochkin 2008), there are roughly 35 million individuals in the US with some degree of hearing loss. Of these, almost 10 million have hearing aids and 67,000 have cochlear implants. The goal of auditory (re)habilitation (AR) programs is to build the listening skills of in...

Phase 2 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-10-051
Budget: 06/07/11 - 05/31/12

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Stuttering is a communication disorder characterized by disfluencies that may be frequent or disruptive to communication. Clinicians make extensive use of disfluency counts, for diagnosis, to assess treatment progress, and to document treatment outcomes. SLPs mostly do disfluency counts in real-time as a clie...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-10-050
Budget: 04/01/11 - 03/31/13

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Phonemic awareness, defined as "... the ability to notice, think about, and work with the individual sounds in spoken words" (National Institute for Literacy, 2000), is considered a necessary skill for literacy. The financial and quality-of-life costs of these impairments are significant, not only because of ...

Phase 2 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-09-081
Budget: 04/01/11 - 03/31/13

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Augmentative and alternative communication devices with voice output (also known as Speech Generating Devices, or SGDs) enable individuals to speak by electronic means. Typical users of SGDs are individuals who have suffered from a stroke, traumatic brain injury, or who have neurodegenerative or neurodevelopm...

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