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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. Novel CO2 Gas Sensors for Autonomous Measurement of Ocean Carbon

    SBC: DIOXIDE MATERIALS, INC.            Topic: 82

    The objective of the proposed work is to determine whether Dioxide Materials' miniature C02 sensors have the potential to be adapted for autonomous measurement of ocean carbon. The existing sensors have many advantages for measurements of ocean carbon. They are much smaller and less costly than the existing sensors, work with much smaller gas samples, and use much less power. The sensors were d ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  2. Self-Contained Sub-Centimeter Positioning Platform

    SBC: TRUNAV LLC            Topic: 81

    The goal of this project is to develop, implement, and experimentally validate a new Differential Global Navigation Satellite System (DGNSS) capable of providing sub-centimeter positioning accuracy for quasi-static scientific, mapping, and survey applications. The main feature of the proposed DGNSS solution is that it leverages GNSS reference data from existing NOAA's Continuously Operational Ref ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  3. The Enzymatic Degradation of Quorum-Sensing Signals to Decrease Bacterial Phytopathogenicity

    SBC: Phyllotech, Inc.            Topic: 82

    Quorum-sensing (QS) allows bacterial populations to coordinate gene expression in a cell-density dependent manner and plays a significant role in plant pathogenesis. In gram-negative bacteria, QS is mediated by signaling molecules called acyl-homoserine lactones (AHLs). Our technological innovation is the use of an AHL-degrading enzyme to inactivate the AHL signals of bacterial phytopathogens and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Agriculture
  4. Spawning, fry production and hybridization technologies for producing walleye for foodfish and stocking

    SBC: DAND FISH FARM            Topic: 87

    Walleye are a valuable foodfish and sportfish in the North Central US. The overall goal of our project is to test the feasibility of combining selected new technologies for the commercial production of walleye for food fish and for extended growth fingerlings for stocking. For food fish production we propose to compare the growth, production traits and production costs of hybrid walleye raised to ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Agriculture
  5. Molecular Diagnostic Device for Penside Detection of Viral Pathogens Associated with Porcine Respiratory Disease Complex

    SBC: LUCIGEN CORPORATION            Topic: 83

    Respiratory tract infection in pigs, commonly referred to as "Porcine Respiratory Disease Complex (PRDC)", is a major challenge for the swine industry as it causes significant production and economic losses to producers worldwide. Timely detection of causative agents is required to minimize the spread of infection and reduce economic loses. Current diagnostic methods such as ELISA and PCR are not ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Agriculture
  6. Phosphate fertilizer recovery from anaerobic acid digesters in sewage treatment plants.

    SBC: Nutrient Recovery And Upcycling Llc            Topic: 84

    Facing strict effluent limits, municipal wastewater treatment facilities are dealing with increasing costs of treating phosphorus in their waste. Current technologies are capable of sequestering the phosphorus in an unusable form or capturing only a fraction of it. Nutrient Recovery and Upcycling, LLC is working on a technology that can recover 44% more of the phosphorus from municipal waste than ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Agriculture
  7. Forest-to-Factory: Round Timber Supply Chain Tools and Techniques

    SBC: Whole Trees, LLC            Topic: 81

    USDA secretary, Tom Vilsack, has urged the Forest Service to "develop new markets" for forest by-products, which encourage healthy timber management. WholeTrees & reg; Structures (WT) is launching a manufacturing system that sources small diameter round timber from timber management cullings, tops, diseased and invasive trees, and urban forests. Whole Trees, a woman-owned company, markets these in ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Agriculture
  8. FEASIBILITY STUDY TO DETERMINE THE POTENTIAL OF UTILIZATION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS, CELLULAR PHONE AND ELECTRONIC TRANSFER TECHNOLOGIES TO SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE AND IN SOME CASES ELIMINATE THE SHRINKAGE OF COLLECTED TRANSIT REVENUE THROUGH EMPLOYEE

    SBC: Coin Systems Inc            Topic: N/A

    FEASIBILITY STUDY TO DETERMINE THE POTENTIAL OF UTILIZATION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS, CELLULAR PHONE AND ELECTRONIC TRANSFER TECHNOLOGIES TO SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE AND IN SOME CASES ELIMINATE THE SHRINKAGE OF COLLECTED TRANSIT REVENUE THROUGH EMPLOYEE MIS-HANDLING, EMPLOYEE FRAUD, EMPLOYEE THEFT. THIS STUDY WILL FOCUS ON THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING T THE ELECTRONIC/MICRO PROCESSOR BASED COLLECTION ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Transportation
  9. A NEW TECHNOLOGY CALLED "CHEMICAL PARAMETER SPECTROMETRY" IS MODIFIED TO BE ABLE TO ANALYZE SOLID, LIQUID, AND GASEOUSSAMPLES.

    SBC: Transducer Research Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A NEW TECHNOLOGY CALLED "CHEMICAL PARAMETER SPECTROMETRY" IS MODIFIED TO BE ABLE TO ANALYZE SOLID, LIQUID, AND GASEOUSSAMPLES. THE EXPERIMENTS PERFORMED IN THIS WORK RESULT IN THE DESIGN FOR A PROTABLE INSTRUMENT (BLACK BOX) THAT CAN IDENTIFY VIRTUALLY ALL HAZARDOUS COMMODITIES. THE HAZARD OUS SPILLS IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM IS PORTABLE, FULLY A YAUTOMATED, AND RUGGED. IT WILL IDENTIFY HAZARDOUS SUBS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Transportation
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