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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. Portable System for Sample Preparation and Differentiation of Pathogens at Strain Level

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: CBD04107

    Many believe the greatest threat to our troops and homeland security are attacks using biological weapons. Recent developments of biological warfare agents parallel advances in microbiology, viruses and bacteria can be rendered more lethal through genetic engineering, and many toxins can be mass-produced. However, detecting biological agents is difficult and time consuming because there are thousa ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  2. Portable System for Sample Preparation and Differentiation of Pathogens at Strain Level

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: CBD04107

    During the anthrax attacks in 2001, investigators had difficulty in differentiating the strains apart because B. anthracis has a low level of genetic variability. This event demonstrated the need for rapid and precise molecular subtyping technologies. Lynntech proposes to develop an ultra-sensitive quantum dots-based molecular beacon fluorogenic reporter system to identify the presence of specif ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  3. Monitoring Groundwater Contaminants

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Chlorinated hydrocarbons represent the most prevalent contaminants in the subsurface, threatening the quality of groundwater at aquifers. Existing technologies for monitoring these contaminants require expensive, labor-intensive methods of sample collection and analysis. The goal of this Phase I research project is to develop a low-cost, compact, reliable, automated, unattended, and long-term mo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Environmental Protection Agency
  4. Monitoring Groundwater Contaminants

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: C3NCERD1

    Chlorinated hydrocarbons represent the most prevalent contaminants in the subsurface, threatening the quality of groundwater at aquifers. Existing technologies for monitoring these contaminants require expensive, labor-intensive methods of sample collection and analysis. The goal of this Phase I research project is to develop a low-cost, compact, reliable, automated, unattended, and lo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Environmental Protection Agency
  5. Fluorescent Nanoparticle-Aptmer-Magnetic Bead Sensor for Bioterrorism Detection in Water

    SBC: Operational Techologies Corporation            Topic: N/A

    Some bioterrorism agents cause disease at very low infective doses and their presence can be masked by the environment. Therefore, ultrasensitive detection is required for homeland defense applications. In this Phase I research project, Operational Technologies Corporation (OpTech) proposes to couple DNA aptamers made by the Systematic Evolution of Ligands by Exponential Enrichment (SELEX) proce ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Environmental Protection Agency
  6. Novel Material and Process for Replacement of Lead Products

    SBC: MATERIALS PROCESSING, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Lead is a soft, low melting point, high density, and inexpensivve material that can be easily shaped. All these attributes have made lead useful in appplications such as bullets, fishing rod sinkers, weights for balancing tires, hunting shots, etc. In spite of all these attractive properties, lead is a major environmental contaminant due to its toxicity. Leaed is toxic and cna be stored in biol ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Environmental Protection Agency
  7. Novel Material and Process for Replacement of Lead Products

    SBC: MATERIALS PROCESSING, INC.            Topic: 04NCERA3

    Lead is a soft, low melting point, high density, and inexpensive material that can be shaped easily. All of these attributes have made lead useful in applications such as bullets, fishing rod sinkers, weights for balancing tires, hunting shots, etc. In spite of these attractive properties, lead is a major environmental contaminant because of its toxicity. Lead can be stored in biological tissue ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Environmental Protection Agency
  8. Fluorescent Nanoparticle-Aptamer-Magnetic Bead Sensor for Bioterrorism Detection in Water

    SBC: Operational Techologies Corporation            Topic: C3NCERB4

    Some bioterrorism agents cause disease at very low infective doses and their presence can be masked by the environment. Therefore, ultrasensitive detection is required for homeland defense applications. In this Phase I research project, Operational Technologies Corporation (OpTech) proposes to couple DNA aptamers made by the Systematic Evolution of Ligands by Exponential Enrichment (SE ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Environmental Protection Agency
  9. Magnetic Concentrator & Cartridge System to Enhance Food Safety

    SBC: Operational Techologies Corporation            Topic: CBD04108

    Foodborne pathogen detection has always been faced with volume and matrix problems, i.e., low numbers of viral or bacterial pathogens in a large volume of solid or liquid foods that are still potentially infectious. Despite sensitive techniques such as PCR and immunomagnetic-electrochemiluminescence (IM-ECL), there still exists a need to concentrate and semi-purify pathogens from large (liter) vo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense

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