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Company Information:

Name: SENSOR DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Address: 22500 LAKE RD STE 801
Rocky River, OH 44116-3747
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (440) 234-3260

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $650,163.00 5
SBIR Phase II $799,767.00 2
STTR Phase I $199,998.00 3
STTR Phase II $492,908.00 1

Award List:

STTR Phase I: Low Cost, Nano-Crystalline Sensors, for Real-Time Monitoring of Carbon Monoxide and Volatile Organic Compounds

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Western Reserve University
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: N/A

STTR Phase II: Low Cost, Nano-Crystalline Sensors, for Real-Time Monitoring of Carbon Monoxide and Volatile Organic Compounds

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Case Western Reserve
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $0.00
RI Contact: N/A

STTR Phase I: An Unique, Low-Cost, Real-Time Mold Detector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: University of South Dakota
Principal Investigator: Nicholas Smilanich
Award Amount: $99,998.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project proposes to produce an infrared photo-elastic stress analysis system utilizing cutting edge technology analogous to visible light photo-elasticity and applied for the first time to optically opaque, yet infrared transparent,… More

A New Nano Based Real-Time Aflatoxin Detector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Robert Mansfield, Jr.
Award Amount: $76,670.00
Abstract:
Aflatoxins are toxic metabolites produced by certain molds in/on foods and feeds. Aflatoxins have been associated with various diseases, such as aflatoxicosis, in livestock, domestic animals and humans throughout the world. The substance is so toxic that it is one of 19 contaminants-along with… More

A New Nano Based Real-Time Mycotoxin Detector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Nicholas J. Smilanich
Award Amount: $226,625.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We believe that unique volatile signatures are associated with fungal outbreaks associated with production of aflatoxin. The long-term goal of the project is to demonstrate the feasibility of our innovative nano-crystal line tin oxide sensor detecting these… More

Rapid Detection of VOCs Associated with Aflatoxin Contaminated Food and Feeds

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Robert F. Scarr
Award Amount: $147,304.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The project addresses an important problem that has a direct impact on human and animal health. Mold produced aflatoxins are carcinogenic and represent a direct threat to human health. The product is a nano- crystalline tin oxide sensor. This sensor employs… More

A New Nano Based Real-Time Aflatoxin Detector Phase II

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Robert N. Mansfield, VP Product Development and Manufacturing
Award Amount: $349,915.00
Abstract:
Aflatoxin was discovered in groundnut meal which killed over 10,000 turkeys in England. Poultry are extremely sensitive to aflatoxin B1 with turkeys being more sensitive than chickens. Later research discovered that poultry are the most susceptible food animal species to the toxic effects of… More

Detect the Lesser Grain Borer in Stored Grain Using an Application of a New Science and Technology Phase I

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Nicholas J. Smilanich, President – (440) 234-3260
Award Amount: $99,755.00
Abstract:
The long term goal of this project is to eliminate insect pests from the US food and feed supply with a sensor device, minimize exposure of humans and animals to residual chemicals or insecticides, and reduce financial losses due to grain damage. The lesser grain borer (LGB) is a devastating,… More

Monitor and Control the Formosan Subterranean Termite in Forest Resources Using an Application of a New Science and Technology Phase I

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Nicholas J. Smilanich, President – (440) 234-3260
Award Amount: $99,809.00
Abstract:
The Formosan subterranean termite (Coptotermes formosanus, FST), an exotic, cryptic pest, causes about $1 billion damage in the US annually (Lax and Osbrink). Unlike native species, this aggressive termite attacks living trees, potentially threatening southern forests and the urban/forest interface.… More

Detect the Lesser Grain Borer in Stored Grain Using an Application of a New Science and Technology Phase II

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Nicholas J. Smilanich, President – 440-234-3260
Award Amount: $449,852.00
Abstract:
Grain production, storage, and processing are important industries. The LGB is a primary pest of cereal grains in the US and other parts of the world. It has been estimated that 5-10% of stored grain in developed countries and 35% of stored grain in developing countries is lost to insect damage.… More