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Company Information:

Company Name: The Nitrate Elimination Company, Inc
City: Lake Linden
State: MI
Zip+4: 49945
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (906) 296-1000

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $681,991.00 12
SBIR Phase II $1,597,748.00 6

Award List:

ENZYMATIC NITRATE ELIMINATION TECHNOLOGY FOR SMALL SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Mrs. Ellen R. Campbell , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $54,735.00

ENZYMATIC NITRATE ELIMINATION TECHNOLOGY FOR SMALL SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Mrs. Ellen R. Campbell , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $219,898.00
Abstract:
Nitrate contamination of ground water is a world wide problem. Nitrate at 10 ppm Nitrate-N (EPA's MCL) is toxic to infants, and chronic exposure may be harmful to adults. Physical and chemical nitrate removal methods only concentrate the pollutant, and bioremediation methods introduce other… More

Nitrate Reductase Based Nitrate Test Kit for Home and Farm Water Supplies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $54,321.00

Nitrate Reductase Based Nitrate Test Kit for Home and Farm Water Supplies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $190,000.00
Abstract:
Nitrate contamination of water is a national problem with direct impact on farmers and rural communities. High nitrate content in potable and animal feed water affects quality of life for humans and threatens productivity from livestock. Existing nitrate determination methods have a number of… More

PRODUCTION OF RECOMBINANT NITRATE REDUCTASE IN PICHIA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Campbell, Ellen R
Award Amount: $94,337.00

NITRATE BIOSENSOR BASED ON PLANT NITRATE REDUCTASE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ellen R. Campbell
Award Amount: $100,410.00
Abstract:
Not Available The Army has a need for a fieldable unit that can be use for the detection of depleted uranium with the sensitivity in the several ppm region. The system must operate in adverse conditions and in the presents of un-exploded ordnance. Standard method for the detection of heavy metals,… More

A Novel Taylor Vortex Extractive-Reaction Process for Reducing Organic Wastes Dissolved in Aqueous Streams

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Ellen R. Campbell, Vice President
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
65665 Many Department of Energy sites are contaminated by nitrates generated from the manufacture and storage of nuclear and conventional munitions. Site evaluation and nitrate remediation projects would be enhanced by the availability of accurate, real-time nitrate monitoring… More

Lab and Field Nitrate Testing of Feed Crops

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Ellen R. Campbell
Award Amount: $47,092.00
Abstract:
NECi, The Nitrate Elimination Co., Inc. has developed a series of nitrate test kits based on the enzyme NADH: Nitrate Reductase purified from corn seedlings. The method has been used successfully for biomedical research since 1995, and NECi's test kits have been on the market for analysis of water,… More

Environmentally Benign Automated Nitrate Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Ellen R. Campbell
Award Amount: $62,018.00
Abstract:
Nitrate is a serious water quality issue in many rural and agricultural areas. NECi, The Nitrate Elimination Co. Inc. proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of using purified and stabilized plant NADH:Nitrate Reductase (NaR) as a direct replacement for the cadmium columns used for nitrate… More

Production of recombinant nitrate reductase in Pichia

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ellen R. Campbell
Award Amount: $0.00

Production of recombinant nitrate reductase in Pichia

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ellen R. Campbell
Award Amount: $364,297.00

Environmentally Benign Automated Nitrate Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Ellen R. Campbell
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Nitrate is one of the most widely determined anions in all spheres of agriculture. Economical and environmentally responsible crop production now requires that farmers know the concentration of nitrate in soil-and increasingly, in the sap of developing plants-to determine the amount and timing of… More

Environmentally Benign Automated Nitrate Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Ellen R. Campbell
Award Amount: $296,000.00
Abstract:
Nitrate is one of the most widely determined anions in all spheres of agriculture. Economical and environmentally responsible crop production now requires that farmers know the concentration of nitrate in soil-and increasingly, in the sap of developing plants-to determine the amount and timing of… More

Lab and Field Nitrate Testing of Feed Crops

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Ellen R. Campbell
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
The objective of this project is development of simple, enzyme-based nitrate test kits for on-site feed and crop analysis. Many plant species accumulate nitrate, especially in times of stress such as drought. Nitrate levels can be high enough to pose a toxicity risk to livestock: consumption of… More

Lab and Field Nitrate Testing of Feed Crops

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Ellen R. Campbell
Award Amount: $181,553.00
Abstract:
The objective of this project is development of simple, enzyme-based nitrate test kits for on-site feed and crop analysis. Many plant species accumulate nitrate, especially in times of stress such as drought. Nitrate levels can be high enough to pose a toxicity risk to livestock: consumption of… More

Nitrate Biosensor for Agricultural Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Wilbur H. Campbell, President
Award Amount: $79,985.00
Abstract:
A nitrate biosensor based on the enzyme nitrate reductase will be formulated for agricultural applications. The nitrate biosensor will be used to analyze nitrate standards for calibration and nitrate content of real world samples extracted from plants and soils. The resulting data will demonstrate… More

Nitrate Biosensor for Agricultural Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Wilbur H. Campbell, President
Award Amount: $346,000.00
Abstract:
NECi, The Nitrate Elimination Company, Inc., is dedicated to the application of enzyme technologies to the solution of environmental problems. NECi has developed a line of nitrate test kits for agriculture (Ag-NTKs) that provide reliable, semi-quantitative information on nitrate content of soil,… More

Enzyme-based Test Kits for Phosphate

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Wilbur H. Campbell, PI/President
Award Amount: $89,093.00
Abstract:
The goal of this proposal is to develop a recombinant form of the enzyme purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) as the basis for development of simple, reliable, field-usable test kits for available phosphate (also called reactive, ortho, or soluble P). Enzyme-based methods for analytical chemistry… More