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Company Information:

Name: Geo-Spider, Inc
Address: 4406 NW 77 Terrace
Gainesville, FL 32606-0000
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $197,832.00 2
SBIR Phase II $449,485.00 1

Award List:

Over the Top Citrus Harvesting Equipment for Process Market Fruit in High Density Citrus Groves

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Duke M. Bulanon, Post Doctoral Research Associate – 352-682-7499
Award Amount: $98,809.00
Abstract:
In summary, Phase I of this project will seek to establish feasibility of the mass harvesting system for high density grove through scaled prototype testing and to develop a functional design concept of the Over the Top Platform, while Phase II will fully develop the Geo-Spider OTP prototype mounted… More

Over the Top Citrus Harvesting Equipment for Fresh Markets in High Density Groves

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Siddhartha Mehta – 352-338-7592
Award Amount: $99,023.00
Abstract:
Phase I of this project will seek to establish feasibility of the selective harvesting system for high density grove through scaled prototype testing. Our focus will be on developing a new end effector concept with an integrated hyper-redundant forearm, along with an integrated fruit detection… More

Advancing Over the Top Citrus Harvesting Equipment for Juice Markets in High Density Groves

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Kyusuk You, Project Director – 352-222-3386
Award Amount: $449,485.00
Abstract:
We are seeking to develop a new technological approach to managing and harvesting citrus in High Density Groves, which is an emerging production system that offers solutions to the Florida citrus industries battles with pest, diseases, and high cost of labor. This multi-function platform will be… More