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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Reducing Cost, Improving Efficiency and Safety of Farming Crickets as Food Ingredients

    SBC: ALL THINGS BUGS LLC            Topic: 812


    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Agriculture
  2. The use of acousto-ultrasonics to determine the quality of the brazing and grinding of carbide tipped cutting tools

    SBC: S.T.S., INC.            Topic: 81

    Thin saws, although more difficult to manufacture and use, conserve valuable wood fiber resources and make the users of these thin saws more competitive globally. As such, thinner sawblades are growing in popularity in spite of the "challenges" associated with their manufacture and use. Three of those challengers revolve around brazing tips into thinner sawblades1) Because the steel is thinner, le ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Agriculture
  3. Biological feedback control of LED grow lights

    SBC: PhytoSynthetix            Topic: 813

    In controlled environment agricultural (CEA) systems (greenhouses and indoor plant production facilities) light is the most energy consuming, and yet the least controlled, input factor for plant growth. Plants can dissipate up to 80% of the absorbed light energy as heat through physiological protective mechanisms (non photochemical quenching) and this light cannot be used for plant growth. Light e ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Agriculture
  4. Novel, Allergen Specific, Molecularly Imprinted Polymers for Use in Laboratory and Inline Food Process Monitoring Applications

    SBC: SPORIAN MICROSYSTEMS INC            Topic: 85

    The emerging challenges associated with human exposure to food allergens have fueled an urgent need for development of novel detection and sensing systems. Food industries, regulatory agencies, and allergy suffers require the ability to quickly test and continuously monitor in-situ for specific allergens and/or food contaminants in food and food processes.Film that adhere specifically to nut aller ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Agriculture
  5. A Low-Cost Pathogen Detection System for Food Safety

    SBC: Access Sensor Technologies LLC            Topic: 85

    Food safety is a global problem, which costs the world billions of dollars and over a million lives annually. Access Sensor Technologies proposes to develop a rapid, low-cost, easy to use system for the measurement of food borne pathogens. The proposed kit builds off of patent-pending technology that will deliver exceptional ease-of-use as well as performance metrics (time, cost, labor) exceeding ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Agriculture
  6. A Regenerable Sorbent for Deep Desulfurization of Alpha Pinene

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: 81

    Crude Sulfated Turpentine (CST) is a by-product of the Kraft wood pulping process, and its derivatives (e.g., terpenes such as alpha pinene) are used as fragrances in commercial products ranging from cosmetics to detergents. They can also be, and are, catalytically transformed into valuable chemicals by hydrogenation, oxidation and isomerization reactions. However, turpentine and its derivatives c ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Agriculture
  7. Medical Image Transmission via Low to Moderate Bandwidth Media

    SBC: High Altitude Systems, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Many rural areas and migrant populations are underserved by existing health care delivery systems but new telecommunications technologies and telemedicine networks create opportunities, in excess of $130 million, for providing improved access to information and health care for rural populations. More than twenty states and HMOs have initiated telemedicine projects for rural areas; their success i ...

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Agriculture
  8. Wireless Telecommunications Infrastructure for Rural Communities

    SBC: Integrator Corp.            Topic: N/A


    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Agriculture
  9. Expression of Plant Genes in Neurospora crassa

    SBC: MycoTox, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Plants represent a largely untapped reservoir of therapeutic and other agents. Of the 250,000 to 300,000 plant species, only 5000 have been examined for medically useful compounds. Agents discovered include cardioactive steroids, vasoactive compounds, antineoplastic agents, e.g., taxol, insecticides (pyrethrins), ribosome inactivating proteins (e.g., ricin), abortifacient proteins (Karasuring) a ...

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Agriculture
  10. Housing and Health Care for Rural Communities Using the Elder Care Housing Opportunities (ECHO) Approach

    SBC: The Glenn H. Woods Corp.            Topic: N/A


    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Agriculture
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