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City: San Luis Obispo
State: CA
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $780,392.00 3
SBIR Phase II $2,582,770.00 1

Award List:

An Orally Delivered Hepatitis B Vaccine

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $590,470.00
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Hepatitis B is a major global health problem. About 350 million chronically infected people are at high risk for cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer, resulting in appoximately a million deaths annually. Current va ccines command a 1 billion annual market.… More

Synergy of Plant-Produced Enzymes to Convert Forest Products into Biofuels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: John A. Howard, President
Award Amount: $89,939.00
Biofuels in the US consist almost entirely of grain ethanol from corn. This has created concern in that a competition for grain for feed and fuel can cause an increase in price which in turn can limit the potential for its use. At best, corn can only account for 25% of replacement fuels. To meet the… More

An Orally Delivered Booster Vaccine Candidate for Hepatitis B

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John A. Howard – 805-756-6458
Award Amount: $2,582,770.00
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There are 350 million people chronically infected with hepatitis B virus who have a high risk for cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer resulting in approximately a million deaths annually. This is an alarming rate asthere has been a safe and efficacious… More

Use of Cellulase-containing Maize to Lower Cost of Forest Products Biofuels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: John A. Howard, President – 805-756-6458
Award Amount: $99,983.00
Fossilized hydrocarbon-based energy sources such as coal, petroleum, and natural gas provide a limited, non-renewable resource pool. This creates a somewhat precarious situation in today's political climate because supply disruptions are highly likely and could cripple the ability of our… More