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Company Information:

Name: INSECTIGEN INC
Address: 425 RIVER RD
Athens, GA 30602 1506
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
URL: N/A
Phone: (706) 542-4094

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $526,799.00 5
SBIR Phase II $346,000.00 1

Award List:

BtBooster as a Biopesticide Potentiator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Mohd A. Abdullah
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) biopesticides are an environmentally safe alternative to chemical pesticides but less efficacious than chemical alternatives. The purpose of this study is to determine the suitability of BtBooster in improving Bt biopesticides so that it as good as or better than the more… More

BtBooster as a Biopesticide Potentiator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Mohd A. Abdullah
Award Amount: $346,000.00
Abstract:
Insecticidal efficacy is a major insecticide market driver. In 2004, InsectiGen" announced a scientific breakthrough, BtBooster", a new technology that enhances the performance of the leading biopesticide, Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt). BtBooster" is a peptide obtained from a cadherin-like protein of… More

Plant Production and Delivery System for Bacterial Toxins to Mosquity Larvae

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $136,799.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Mosquitoes are the insect vectors for numerous blood-borne human diseases that cause millions of deaths each year worldwide. Mosquito larvae are filter-feeders that inhabit quiet open-water environments including marshe s, ponds, and eddies along streams and… More

Development of BtBooster Synergist for Beetle-Active Bt

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Mohd A. Abdullah, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
Coleopteran pests pose a significant threat to agriculture, ornamental plants, turf, and forestry. White grubs are the most cosmopolitan and damaging turfgrass pest of cool and warm season grasses in the U.S. White grubs feed on grass roots and are transported in sod and nursery plants. The older… More

Mosquito Vector Control Using Bt Coupled to Seed Oil Bodies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Mohdamir F. Abdullah
Award Amount: $140,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project develops a more efficient and environmentally safe method to produce and deliver Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti) toxins and BtBoosters (BtB) for mosquito control. Bti toxins have strong mosquito… More

Development of a BtBooster Synergist for Bt Transgenic Plants

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Mohd Amir Abdullah, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $90,000.00
Abstract:
Insecticidal efficacy is a major insecticide market driver. In 2004, InsectiGen, Inc. announced a scientific breakthrough, BtBooster, a new technology that enhances the performance of the leading biopesticide, Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt). Although extended efforts to improve Bt biopesticides have… More