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Company Information:

Company Name: Embrex
City: Durham
State: NC
Zip+4: 27703
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (919) 941-5185

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $669,141.00 11
SBIR Phase II $1,488,097.00 5

Award List:

AUTOMATIC EGG INJECTION MACHINE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,300.00

AUTOMATIC EGG INJECTION MACHINE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $180,000.00
Abstract:
The u.s. poultry industry administers about 21 billion dose units of vaccines yearly. these vaccinations are given to to day-old birds for several viral and bacterial diseases, and subsequent vaccinations to growing and adult chickens anand turkeys. additionally, 170 million turkey embryos r receive… More

AUTOMATED SYSTEMS FOR POULTRY EMBRYO VIABILITY DETECTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Dr Richard P Gildersleeve
Award Amount: $49,913.00
Abstract:
There is a need in the poultry industry for an automated system that will reliably discriminate between live and deadeggs during incubation to allow removal of dead and infertile eggs that would otherwise use valuable space and serve as a source of contamination in incubators. the incubation and… More

Purification of Naturally Produced Avian Cytokines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $55,000.00
Abstract:
Recombinant cytokines could be used to augment immune responses during periods of bird production such as the embryonic/early posthatch stage when birds are most susceptible to disease. However, only seven avian cytokines have been cloned and no recombinant avian cytokines are presently available… More

Feasibility of an Automated Sex Segregation Device for Embryonated Poultry Eggs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Patricia V. Phelps
Award Amount: $63,032.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: John Hebrank
Award Amount: $69,375.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Pat Phelps
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Pat Phelps
Award Amount: $270,000.00

Automated System for Detection and Removal of Non-viable Poultry Eggs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: John Hebrank
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
There is a need in the poultry industry for an automated system that will reliably discriminate between live and dead eggs during incubation to allow removal of all dead and infertile eggs prior to egg inoculation and hatching. The incubation of dead, contaminated eggs can contaminate incubators and… More

Automated System for Detection and Removal of Non-viable Poultry Eggs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: John Hebrank
Award Amount: $247,832.00
Abstract:
There is a need in the poultry industry for an automated system that will reliably discriminate between live and dead eggs during incubation to allow removal of all dead and infertile eggs prior to egg inoculation and hatching. The incubation of dead, contaminated eggs can contaminate incubators and… More

High Speed Automated Influenza Vaccine Harvester

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Patricia V. Phelps
Award Amount: $100,000.00

Enhancement of Early Development in Turkeys by in Ovo Feeding

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Catherine A. Ricks
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
The first few days after hatch is a critical period for the development and survival of commercial turkey poults. During this period poults make the metabolic and physiological transition from egg nutriture to exogenous feed. Nutritional limitations result from the limited nutrient content of the… More

SBIR Phase II: Device for In-ovo Targeting and Delivery to the Early Chicken Embryo

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Phillip L. Rybarczyk, Mr
Award Amount: $99,798.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project integrates the imaging system developed in Phase I with a smart-sensor injection system that can inject or sample from the cavity underlying the early chicken embryo with high levels of accuracy accompanied with improved hatch when… More

Enhancement of Early Development in Turkeys by in Ovo Feeding

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Catherine Ricks
Award Amount: $296,000.00
Abstract:
Approximately 5% of hatchlings do not survive the critical post-hatch period because of limited body reserves. Many survivors exhibit stunted growth, leg problems, inefficient feed utilization, reduced disease resistance, or poor meat yield. This poult quality problem has been calculated to be worth… More

SBIR Phase II: Device for In-ovo Targeting and Delivery to the Early Chicken Embryo

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Phillip L. Rybarczyk, Mr
Award Amount: $494,265.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project integrates the imaging system developed in Phase I with a smart-sensor injection system that can inject or sample from the cavity underlying the early chicken embryo with high levels of accuracy accompanied with improved hatch when… More

Eliminating Dead Eggs in Flu Vaccine Production

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John H. Hebrank
Award Amount: $102,723.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is a need for more doses and more rapid production of human flu vaccine from fertile chicken eggs. Numbers of doses can be increased by reducing wastage from dead-egg contamination of vaccine batches and increasing production capacity by automation. Our… More