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Company: Mook Sea Farm, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2007 / 1
Abstract: … improved bioreactor technology will result in, at minimum, a 6 to 7 fold increase in cell yield per liter of culture along with a considerable reduction of lighting and cooling costs. If successful, this research and development will revolutionize Mook Sea Farms algae… more
Company: YSI, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2007 / 1
Abstract: Eutrophication of environmental waters from the influx of nutrients can result in ecosystem degradation caused by excessive plant and algae growth. Identification and prevention of the nutrient loading problem can be addressed with measurements from deployed instrumentation only… more
Company: ABRAXIS, L.L.C. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: Fresh water cyanobacteria harmful algal blooms (HAB), have potentially many adverse environmental impacts. For instance, bloom mats of filamentous algae are believed to reduce ambient light levels below those required for submerged aquatic vegetation to survive. Blue-green… more
Company: Microbio Engineering Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: Carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the atmosphere are the highest in over 650,000 years (Science, 11-25-05), reinforcing the need to slow or even reverse this upward trend. The combination of municipal wastewater treatment with microalgal biofixation of CO2 would represent a novel, cost-effective means… more
Company: Nanohmics, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOC / SBIR / 2006 / 2
Abstract: During a successful Phase I feasibility study, Nanohmics¿ scientists were able to incorporate environmentally-friendly algaecides into hard, optical quality polymers for use as coverglass materials. These transparent coverglass materials stopped all marine algae growth on the… more
Company: RINCON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: … lines with specific heavy and light chain antibody genes. Recently, we at Rincon Pharmaceuticals, Inc., have made considerable progress in the expression of recombinant proteins, including antibodies, in the chloroplast of the unicellular, eukaryotic, green alga,… more
Company: ABN Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOC / SBIR / 2005 / 1
Abstract: … 2010 the aquaculture industry could well be using all of the world¿s fish oil and half of its fishmeal. Therefore, economically viable alternatives to the use of marine ingredients need to be found and implemented quickly. Successful industrial cultivation of algae to… more
Company: Kuehnle AgroSystems Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2005 / 1
Abstract: Improved genetics in green algae has the potential to significantly increase the production of high-value dietary supplements, oils, and vaccines and thus help address industrial, nutritional and biomedical needs in civilian and military applications. This project examines… more
Company: Kuehnle AgroSystems Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2005 / 1
Abstract: Improved genetics in green algae has the potential to significantly increase the production of high-value dietary supplements, oils, and vaccines and thus help address industrial, nutritional and biomedical needs in civilian and military applications. This project examines… more
Company: KENT SEATECH CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2005 / 1
Abstract: … Previous studies by Kent SeaTech amd Clemson have shown that the Contolled Eutrophication Pricess (CEP) is capable of removing nitrogen an posphorus nutrients from contaminated surface wter flows. The CEP process uses cardfully managed, dense cultures of unicellular algae to… more
Company: Lynntech, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOC / SBIR / 2005 / 1
Abstract: … instrument for detecting toxigenic HAB organisms and their toxins from mixed phytoplankton assemblages. The detection method will be innovative, cost-effective, rapid, accurate, and quantitative. Direct oxidation of guanine residues of ribosomal RNAs lysed from algae cells… more
Company: MAGNOLIA SHRIMP, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2005 / 1
Abstract: … system an indoor zero exchange production (IZEP) system. We characterize the Belize system as being one that is dominated by heterotrophic bacteria as opposed to other intensive outdoor or greenhouse systems that are much more dominated by autotrophic organisms, e.g. algae… more
Company: Nature Diagnostics, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOC / SBIR / 2005 / 1
Abstract: The cost-effective manufacturing of a novel algaecide against blue green algae in fresh-water aquaculture operations has great potential for controlling ¿off-flavor¿ problems in pond-raised catfish. The proposed natural-based algaecide has selective activity for blue-green… more
Company: NexTech Materials, Ltd. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2005 / 1
Abstract: Current conventional methods of fabricating titania based ceramics have not resulted in superior materials performance. This project will utilize the nano-architecture of existing silica based micro-algae that have been chemically converted to demonstrated ceramic photo-catalyst… more
Company: Physical Sciences Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2005 / 1
Abstract: …. This coating scheme will be shown to not only reduce water permeability but will also benefit from the antimicrobial properties of the reactive titanium dioxide nanoparticles. The photoactive nature of the titanium dioxide will inhibit bacteria, mold, fungus, and algae… more
Company: NEW ENGLAND BIOLABS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2004 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposal is aimed towards cloning, expression and engineering of DNA nicking enzymes. Two nicking enzymes CviNY2A and CviNYSI have been found in Chlorella-like algae virus strains NY2A and NYSI with three-nucleotide recognition sequence.… more
Company: PHYCOTRANSGENICS, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2004 / 1
Abstract: …rch proposal is to determine if microalgae expressing the heavy subunit of the Gal/GaINAc lectin antigen can elicit an immune response in a model mouse system. Our strategy is to: 1) generate and confirm expression of the Gal/GalNAc lectin antigen in transgenic algae… more
Company: ALGAEN CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2003 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposes to improve the bioavailability of astaxanthin from the green algae, Haematococcus pluvialis, through molecular genetic manipulation of the organism. Natural astaxanthin is a potent bioactive antioxidant and… more
Company: NEKTON RESEARCH LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2003 / 1
Abstract: … tool. We propose to do this using a team of small underwater vehicles and an algorithm borrowed from the image processing literature. This system isexpected to provide vital support in three critical areas: drinking water supply surveillance, harmful algae blooms… more
Company: OXAZOGEN, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2003 / 1
Abstract: … or vessels, and for any articles requiring anti-icing properties, e.g., traffic signs, antennas, etc., (b) ink-release lithographic coatings, (c) anti-fouling coatings to reduce problems created by marine organisms, such as zebramussels, barnacles, and algae, on marine… more
Company: Polestar Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOC / SBIR / 2003 / 1
Abstract: …rier designed to inhibit biological encapsulation of the system¿s sensing membrane. The Phase I effort will demonstrate the effectiveness of the new biostatic barrier technology by monitoring the performance of prototype oxygen sensors in environments where algae… more
Company: Primordial Solutions, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2003 / 1
Abstract: … throughout the world, biological soil crusts (BSCs) have been shown to either reduce or eliminate these challenges. BSCs are formed by a complex microbial community consisting of nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria and cyanolichens intermingled with fungi, eukaryotic algae, bacteria… more
Company: VEGRANDIS, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2003 / 1
Abstract: … and devices. Several innovations that contrast greatly from EPA methods are involved. First, detection of C. parvum oocysts will utilize electrochemical detection instead of fluorescence methods that suffer from interfering background fluorescence (e.g., algae). … more
Company: Eon Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2002 / 1
Abstract: … the response of the arrays to the EPA?s 12 persistent bio-accumulative toxins (PBT?s). If this work proves feasibility, Phase II will involve development of a reasonably comprehensive Daphnia array and beginning arrays for fathead minnow, duckweed, and green algae. PROPOSED… more
Company: Eon Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2002 / 1
Abstract: … We will test the response of the arrays to the EPA's 12 persistent bio-accumulative toxins (PBT?s). If this work proves feasibility, Phase II will involve developing a reasonably comprehensive Pimephales array as well as beginning arrays for Daphnia, duckweed, and green algae… more
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