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Company Information:

Company Name: Great Eastern Mussel Farms, Inc.
City: Tenants Harbor
State: ME
Zip+4: 04860
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (207) 372-6317

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $167,000.00 4
SBIR Phase II $776,171.00 3

Award List:

DEVELOPMENT OF A MODEL TO SEED MUSSEL BOTTOM LEASES TO THEIRCARRYING CAPACITY.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $40,000.00

DEVELOPMENT OF A MODEL TO SEED MUSSEL BOTTOM LEASES TO THEIRCARRYING CAPACITY.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $229,609.00
Abstract:
Utilization of mussel (mytilus edulis) bottom leases to their full potential has been hindered by a lack of information concerning the carrying capacity of open culture systems. depletion of natural food particles in the benthic boundary layer above mussel beds has been recently identified as the… More

Optimization of Mussel Raft Production Through the Use of Oceanographic and Biological Models in Maine and the U.S.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Carter R. Newell
Award Amount: $52,000.00

An Expert System for the Optimization of Mussel Raft Aquaculture

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Carter R. Newell
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
In order to meet increasing demands for high quality mussels, a new technology of mussel raft aquaculture is developing in Maine, where there is a need to improve site selection, and develop best management practices for mussel farms. Through a combination of modeling and field data collection, we… More

An Expert System for the Optimization of Mussel Raft Aquaculture

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Carter R. Newell
Award Amount: $271,383.00
Abstract:
In order to meet increasing demands for high quality mussels, a new technology of mussel raft aquaculture is developing in Maine, where there is a need to improve site selection, and develop best management practices for mussel farms. Through a combination of modeling and field data collection, we… More

Use of Lactic Acid Bacteria to Inhibit the Growth of Clostridium Botulinum in a Novel Mussel Pack

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Carter R. Newell
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
NON-TECHNICAL SUMMARY: Mussels are packed live in a non-permeable, drip-free package with a proprietary mixture of gases in order to improve freshness, improve processing yields and increase retail sales. Prior to regulatory approval, a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) analysis of… More

Use of Lactic Acid Bacteria to Inhibit the Growth of Clostridium Botulinum in a Novel Mussel Pack

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Carter R. Newell
Award Amount: $275,179.00
Abstract:
Mussel consumption in the U.S. has been limited by the sales of live mussels in wet packages with reduced shelf life. The FDA is reluctant to approve modified atmosphere packs for live mussels due to the risk of contamination by Clostridium botulinum in spoiled packages. This project tests the… More