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Company Information:

Company Name:
MEGASTARTER, LLC
Address:
1300 KAW VALLEY RD
Wamego, KS 66547-9663
Phone:
N/A
URL:
N/A
EIN:
264665970
DUNS:
831583815
Number of Employees:
20
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $90,000.00 1
SBIR Phase II $450,000.00 1

Award List:

Improving the stability and concentration of Megasphaera elsdenii NCIMB 41125

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$90,000.00
Agency:
USDA
Principal Investigator:
Matthew L. May, Research/Development
Abstract:
Acidosis in ruminant animals (beef cattle, dairy cows, and sheep)is a metabolic condition that causes problems for animals fed high-grain diets. Orally dosing animals with a strain of bacteria, Megasphaera elsdenii, has been shown to be beneficial in alleviating or decreasing this metabolic problem.… More

SBIR Phase II: Innovations in manufacturing technology for a probiotic containing Megasphaera elsdenii NCIMB 41125

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$450,000.00
Agency:
USDA
Principal Investigator:
Celine C. Aperce, Director of Research and Development – 785-317-2478
Abstract:
Use of high-concentrate diets in cattle production is a common practice in the United States to maximize production efficiency, enhance meat quality, and minimize meat and milk cost of production. Transition from high-fiber to high-concentrate diets is challenging and put the animals at risk for… More