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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. Long Range ROW Detection and Warning System

    SBC: R-DEX Systems, Inc            Topic: 151FR7

    R-DEX Systems proposes to develop the TrackMap System, an innovative and groundbreaking long-range detection and warning system (DWS) for the detection of unlawful targets on the railroad right of way (ROW). TrackMap will leverage low-cost radar sensors, proven software, and high-performance embedded processing to enable the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and its safety partners to signific ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Transportation
  2. Technology to Improve upon APC Data Counting that will Provide Better Correlation to Service Plan

    SBC: TRAFFAX INC.            Topic: 142FT1

    To provide quality services and reduce operating costs, it is important for transit agencies to know the transit passenger origin and destination (OD) demand. Such demand often changes over time and season and is critical for optimizing transit schedules and improving transit network design. It is also useful for adjusting transit service plans in response to emergency situations such as the Marat ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Transportation
  3. An On-Board Eco-Approach and Departure System for Transit Vehicles

    SBC: Sabra & Associates, Inc.            Topic: 151FT1

    This research is designed to develop a methodology that will review the real-time location and route of a transit vehicle, correlate them with real-time and predicted signal phasing and timing (SPAT) information from traffic signals and communicate via existing mediums eco-approach and departure information to transit vehicles through onboard Mobile Data Terminals (MDTs) or an in-vehicle Human-Mac ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Transportation
  4. Reducing Cost, Improving Efficiency and Safety of Farming Crickets as Food Ingredients

    SBC: ALL THINGS BUGS LLC            Topic: 812

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    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Agriculture
  5. Development of a multi-sample testing platform for a rapid, facile identification of Ralstonia solanacearum

    SBC: PathSensors, Inc.            Topic: 813

    Bacterial wilt is a disease that occurs in many important agricultural crops, including pepper, tobacco, tomato, and potato, and can be caused by the bacterium Ralstonia solancearum. This bacterium is classified into 5 races that are based loosely on host ranges, and into 5 biovars, which are based upon their differential ability to utilize a panel of carbohydrates. While Race 1 is endemic to the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Agriculture
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Commercialization of Bacteriophages against the Larval Shellfish Pathogens, Vibrio tubaishii and Vibrio coralliilyticus

    SBC: Intralytix Inc            Topic: 87

    The overall objective of this Phase II project is to advance the development of our phage preparation (VTP-200) for reducing V. tubiashii- and V. coralliilyticus-associated mortality of larval oysters to the point when subsequent regulatory approvals and eventual commercialization should be feasible. If the results of the studies proposed in this application support our Phase I findings that phage ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Agriculture

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