U. S. Bionics

2806 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $900K
First Award Date 01/01/13
Most Recent Award Date 04/06/15

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Tung Wayne Tung 2 Message
Pillai Minerva Pillai 2 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: NM
Budget: 04/06/15 - 03/31/17

The broader impact/commercial potential of this project is to improve the lives of workers who bend and stoop while performing their jobs. These activities lead to back injuries which account of 36% of work place injuries. This project will result in an assistive technology to reduce injuries in these workers. There are many workers in shipbuild...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: NM-2012
Budget: 01/01/13 - 12/31/13

This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposes a trunk-supporting exoskeleton that minimizes the forces on the wearer?s back at L5/S1 location during bending and reaching. These systems would decrease the severity and number of work-related back injuries while enhancing workers? safety. By using these devices, automobile...