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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. Electronic Pasteurization of Meat Patties

    SBC: Accelerator Technology Corporation            Topic: N/A

    Accelerator Technology Corp. proposes to develop a compact, cost-effective elctron-beam disinfestation system for pasteurization of meat patties. The system is designed to be integrated into the production line of a conventional meat patty operation. In such operations, the patties are stamped from sheets of ground meat in rows of 4-5 patties, moving on a conveyor at the rate of ~1 row/second. ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Agriculture
  2. GPS-BASED AUTONOMOUS SPACE NAVIGATION

    SBC: Arrowsmith Technologies Inc            Topic: N/A

    COMMERCIAL AND GOVERNMENT SPACE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS DEPEND ON GROUND SUPPORT FOR NAVIGATION. THE GROUND SOLUTION CAN BE COSTLY AND MAY PROVIDE LESS ACCURACY THAN NEEDED. A GPS-BASED REAL-TIME AUTONOMOUS SPACECRAFT NAVIGATION SYSTEM IS PROPOSED. AN ALGORITHM WILL BE DEVELOPED WHICH COMBINES GPS-DERIVED POINT POSITION ESTIMATES WITH A PROPAGATED A PRIORI POSITION ESTIMATE. THE POINT POSITIONS ARE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Transportation
  3. Development of a Quantitative Assay for Rodent Excreta

    SBC: Biotect, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Rodent pancreatic trypsin will be isolated from rodent pancreatic tissue. The enzyme will be purified and injected into rabbits to generate polyclonal antibodies. The rabbit anti-rodent trypsin antibodies will be used to develop a sandwich ELISA assay for rodent fecal contamination in agricultural and food products.

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Agriculture
  4. Fruit Inspection Using a Liquid Crystal Tunable Optical Filter Multispectral Camera

    SBC: BOULDER NONLINEAR SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Currently, fruit is sorted for bruises and blemishes by hand. This is an inefficient and labor intensive method for detemining fruit quality, in need of automation. It has recently been determined that visible and near infrared multispectral imaging is useful for extracting several fruit quality characteristics. In order to acquire information in several bands as fruit is processed, a high thro ...

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Agriculture
  5. RURAL INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY CENTERS FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

    SBC: Cadsa Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSED PROJECT WILL DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF COMMERCIALIZING RURAL INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY CENTERS (RITC'S)IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES FOR MODERNIZATION OF SERVICES AND GREATER ACCESS TO EXISTING AND FUTURE PROGRAM AND INFORMATION RESOURCES. RURAL COMMUNITIES FACE CHALLENGES INOBTAINING THE RESOURCES NEEDED FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND COMPETING WITH URBAN CENTERS TO ATTRACT AND RETAIN PROFESSION ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Department of Agriculture
  6. Digital Waveform-Based System for Acoustic Emission Measurement for Nondestructive Testing of Structural Steel

    SBC: Digital Wave Corp.            Topic: N/A

    Digital Wave Corporation proposed to develop a novel nondestructive testing (NDT) system for high speed acquisition and analysis of wide band acoustic emission (AE) waveforms. The system will provide the capability to detect, identify and locate crack growth in loaded steel structures. This system will incorporate the new high fidelity sensor developed by the Federal Highway Administration and a ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Transportation
  7. FARM SCALE COMMERCIAL WALLEYE PRODUCTION AS AN ALTERNATIVE ENTERPRISE

    SBC: Heartland Organic Foods            Topic: N/A

    AQUACULTURE IS THE FASTEST GROWING SECTOR IN OUR AGRICULTURAL ECONOMY. THE UPPER MIDWEST HAS HAD LIMITED SUCCESS WITH THE TRADITIONAL AQUACULTURE FISH. COOLWATER FISH THAT COMMAND A HIGH MARKET PRICE AND ARE NATIVE TO THE AREA, SUCH AS WALLEYE, MAY REPRESENT THE GREATEST OPPORTUNITY FOR SUCCESSFUL FISH FARMING IN THE AREAS. FURTHER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IS NEEDED ON THE INTENSIVE REARING OF WAL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Agriculture
  8. "Transportation Planning Decision Support Systems"

    SBC: In Motion            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Transportation
  9. Wireless Telecommunications Infrastructure for Rural Communities

    SBC: Integrator Corp.            Topic: N/A

    Rural community telecommunications services are far behind the state-of-the art as found in urban areas. As a result, rural communities may not participate in the benefits of access to the National Information Infrastructure now being defined. Recent advances in wireless communictions technology, and FCC authorization of Personal Communications Services (PCS), present an opportunity to define a ...

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Agriculture
  10. STRUCTURES

    SBC: Invocon Consultants            Topic: N/A

    A NEED EXISTS TO MONITOR VIBRATION IN HIGHWAY BRIDGES. IT IS DESIRABLE TO MONITOR MANY POINTS ON THE BRIDGE. THE CURRENT PROBLEM IS THAT SENSORS MUST BE WIRED TO A CENTRAL LOCATION. WIRE IS DIFFICULT TO INSTALL AND TO MOVE. THE SOLUTION IS TO COLLECT SENSOR DATA BY RADIO. A SYSTEM EXISTS THAT ELIMINATES WIRE. IT GATHERS SENSOR DATA TO A CENTRAL LOCATION BY RADIO. THE SYSTEM'S UNIQUE FEATURE IS THA ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Department of Transportation
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