Stewartsville, NJ 08886

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $549K
First Award Date 01/01/10
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/11

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Connors Edward Connors 2 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 8.5-2011
Budget: 01/01/11 - 12/31/11

Childhood obesity is a complex, multi-faceted problem which has been traced to many preventable risk factors, not the least of which includes; food access, outdoor ads, crime/safety, racial and income disparities, as well as increasing sedentary behaviors caused by excessive screen time. The economic impact of obesity related disease has proven ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 8.5-2010
Budget: 01/01/10 - 12/31/10

The extent and underlying factors leading to the rise of childhood obesity are well documented with prevalence rates derived from the NHANES (CDC) indicating a significant upward trend over the last 30 years. Between 1974 and 2004 childhood overweight rates increased from 4.0% to 18.8% in our target population - school aged children (ages 6-11 y...