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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. "Sensor Systems for Hazardous Conditions in High Speed Rail"

    SBC: ENSCO Inc            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Transportation
  2. A COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM TO DESIGN HIGH PERFORMANCE AND HIGH EFFICIENCY AGRICULTURAL VENTILATION SYSTEMS

    SBC: Digital Flow Technologies, Inc            Topic: N/A

    Not Available Tunnel ventilation is an effective means of protecting and enhancing the productivity of livestock (especially swine and egg layers) in large scale confinement barns. The capital and operating costs for these fan installations typically represents a significant fraction of the total costs to the livestock producer. The Phase I research program has shown that significant improvements ...

    SBIR Phase II 1999 Department of Agriculture
  3. A Computational Tool for Design and Operation of Coolers/Dryers for Feed Pellets

    SBC: INNOVATIVE RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Cooling and drying of feed pellets are the most important operations in the feed manufacturing industry. These operations are carried out simultaneously, in a single machine, by passing ambient air through a moving bed of pellets. However, simultaneous control of both these processes is very difficult. Overdrying of pellets is a common problem that costs several million dollars to feed processi ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of Agriculture
  4. A Multiple Antigen Direct Elisa For Diagnosing

    SBC: Commonwealth Biotechnologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Equine infectious anemia virus (EIAV) is a retrovirus that causes a chronic infection in horses. In theabsence of a vaccine, the control of this disease depends on the diagnosis and elimination of infectedhorses. Currently approved diagnostic procedures utilize agar gel diffusion (AGID), or enzyme-linkedimmunosorbant (ELISA) methodologies to detect antibodies against the virus in horse sera as e ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of Agriculture
  5. A Scalable Environmental Controller with Integrated Solar Thermal Storage and Extraction for Field Protected Agriculture

    SBC: Scenic Valley Farm LLC            Topic: 812

    High Tunnels (commonly called poly tunnels or hoop houses) are a type of field protected agriculture. They are essentially an intermediary between the full environmental risk-taking of outdoor production, and the controlled conditions, and relatively high energy use, of a conventional greenhouse. There are hundreds of thousands of acres in cultivation under high tunnels across the world. Domestica ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of Agriculture
  6. A2A Adenosine Receptors and Equine Sepsis

    SBC: ADENOSINE THERAPEUTICS, LLC            Topic: N/A

    Endotoxemia (Sepsis) affects horses of all breeds and ages and is the leading causes of death in adult horses and foals. Consequently, its economic impact on the equine industry in the United States is devastating. This project seeks to develop new treatments for this disease.

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of Agriculture
  7. An Automated Fish Migration Pattern Monitoring System Using Shape Descriptors for Pattern Recognition

    SBC: Agris-Schoen Vision Systems, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Fish ecology and environmental research scientists have an urgent need for an automated fish identification system for biological research. Many fish species travel great distances during their life cycle. As they travel past a narrow passage on the rivers or dams that are equipped with a fish ladder, their species, size, total number, and the time can be recorded for migration pattern and populat ...

    SBIR Phase II 2004 Department of Agriculture
  8. Anaerobic Production of biohydrogen from food and Agricultural waste

    SBC: HANSEN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL, LLC            Topic: 811

    Despite its clean and green nature when utilized in fuel cells and other devices, most hydrogen is currently produced primarily from non-renewable sources, such as natural gas, oil, and coal. Anaerobic digestion provides a potentially improved alternative to manufacturing hydrogen from petroleum and natural gas. Anaerobic digesters can produce hydrogen from inexpensive and renewable energy sources ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Agriculture
  9. APPLE PACKING LINE VISION ROBOTIC SYSTEM FOR DEFECT REMOVAL

    SBC: AGRI-TECH, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    APPLE PACKING PROCESS STILL IS DONE BY HAND. ALONG THE APPLE CONVEYERS, WORKERS ARE PLACED TO MONITOR THE PASSING APPLES AND REMOVE THE ROTTED, DAMAGED, DISEASED APPLES AND FOREIGN MATERIALS. THIS LABOR INTENSIVE WORK IN A WET AND DIRTY ENVIRONMENT IS NOT ONLY TEDIOUS AND CAUSES FATIGUE TO EYES, BUT ALSO DIFFICULT TO PREVENT THE UNDESIRABLE OBJECTS FROM PASSING THROUGH THE LINE. IT HAS BEEN AN INC ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Department of Agriculture
  10. Augmenting Inductive Loop Vehicle Sensor Data with SPAT and GrID (MAP) via Data Fusion

    SBC: Harmonia Holdings Group, LLC            Topic: 111FH2

    Our goal is to create a demonstrable software system that we call IntelliFusion, which fuses Connected Vehicle data with data from traditional inductive loop detectors and uses this data to improve traffic control at intersections across the country. Our work will improve the safety of intersections and improve the mobility of traffic through adaptive traffic control which uses data produced by I ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of Transportation

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