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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. Development of Non-Toxic BPA-Free Phytochemical Resins for Coating & Packaging Applications


    A burgeoning need exists for less toxic plastic packaging resins in society today. Current concerns about chronic human exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) epoxy resins commonly employed as corrosion resistant liners within canned food container interiors has driven the need to explore alternative, less toxic polymer barrier can liner materials. This effort will focus upon evaluating novel alternative l ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Agriculture
  2. Improved Soybean Feed for Use in Aquaculture

    SBC: Arcadia Biosciences, Inc.            Topic: 82

    Soybean meal has long been a critical input for animal feed in monogastric animals (such as chickens and pigs) as it provides an ideal protein profile to promote healthy, rapid animal growth at a competitive price. More recently, aquaculture, the fastest growing commercial animal protein segment, has sought to take advantage of the protein and cost advantages of soybean meal as an affordable prote ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Agriculture
  3. The use of acousto-ultrasonics to determine the quality of the brazing and grinding of carbide tipped cutting tools

    SBC: S.T.S., INC.            Topic: 81

    Thin saws, although more difficult to manufacture and use, conserve valuable wood fiber resources and make the users of these thin saws more competitive globally. As such, thinner sawblades are growing in popularity in spite of the "challenges" associated with their manufacture and use. Three of those challengers revolve around brazing tips into thinner sawblades1) Because the steel is thinner, le ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Agriculture
  4. Sustainable Indoor growing System (SIGS) for the production of grafted vegetable plants

    SBC: Grafted Growers, LLC.            Topic: 813

    Current Problem & Importance of Solution Vegetable field growers are constantly faced with soil borne disease pressure that significantly reduces crop yields and profitability, limits the amount of quality vegetables in the stores, and increases the price of fresh produce. To solve the problem large vegetable growers treated their fields with an ozone depleting fumigant, methylbromide, which c ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Agriculture

    SBC: NJOY Inc.            Topic: NIDA

    Not Available

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. A multi-analyte device for air quality monitoring


    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Air quality affects the health and well being of each of us especially those with chronic respiratory diseases Acute exposure to fatal levels of hazard materials causes millions of accidents every year and unnoticed long term exposure to lower levels of chemicals affect far more people Various technologies have been developed to monitor air quality but no ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Easy, Affordable and Accurate Point of Care Screening to Reduce Colorectal Cancer Disparities

    SBC: Beacon Biomedical, LLC            Topic: NIBIB

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Colorectal cancer CRC is the second most common cause of cancer death in the US causing more than deaths each year Unfortunately African Americans AAs experience disproportionate incidence and mortality rates of CRC across all races in the US due to a complex interplay of economic social and cultural factors AAandapos s higher incidence lower r ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. An Integrated Microarray Printing and Detection System

    SBC: BIOSENSING INSTRUMENT INC            Topic: 400

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Microarray technology has dramatically advanced the study of protein interactions leading to discovery and validation of new biomarkers and therapeutic drugs Typically protein microarrays are pre spotted with target molecules in one device and then tested with probe molecules using another device During each testing cycle the entire microarray becomes expos ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Single-Use Delivery Device for Bioabsorbable Fasteners

    SBC: OPUS KSD, INC.            Topic: 100

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The surgeonandapos s choice of method for closing incisions is becoming increasingly problematic Metal surgical staples are unacceptable for Minimally Invasive Surgery MIS procedures currently percent of surgeries in the US and are out of favor in traditional procedures due to complications and the cost of staple removal Due to the time required for ma ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Connecting Cultures and Technology: Addressing Disparities in Mental Health Intervention for Refugees

    SBC: GameTheory Inc            Topic: NIMHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Thousands of individuals seek refuge in the United States to escape atrocities of war and torture in their country of origin An overwhelming majority of these individuals continue to struggle with Chronic Traumatic Stress CTS the persistence of prior traumatic events e g re experiencing past trauma coupled with daily post migration stressors e g pove ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human Services

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