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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. Semiochemical Management of the Cranberry Fruitworm for the Small Cranberry Grower.

    SBC: Isca Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 812

    Here we propose to develop a revolutionary tool for the control of CFW, BHFW, and SFW at the adult stage: our Specialized Pheromone & Lure Application Technology (SPLAT ®) for cranberry fruitworm (SPLAT CFW), blackheaded fireworm (SPLAT BHFW), and Sparganothis fruitworm (SPLAT SFW); a long-lasting, flowable, amorphous formulation that can be mechanically applied using conventional spray eq ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Agriculture
  2. Protecting Southern Yellow Pine from Dendroctonus frontalis with SPB Repel

    SBC: Isca Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 81

    ISCA Technologies proposes to further develop and optimize SPB REPEL, an innovative solution to control the southern pine beetle (SPB), Dendroctonus frontalis Zimmerman, the most destructive pest of southern yellow pine species. SPB is a tremendous problem across southeastern North America, and is expanding its range northwards. SPB causes high levels of tree mortality, especially during populatio ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Agriculture
  3. Optimized Crop Irrigation Using a Cost-Effective in-situ NMR Soil Water Probe

    SBC: ONE RESONANCE SENSORS, LLC            Topic: 84

    This project is aimed at developing a new type of tool for measuring the water content of soil. Knowledge of water content is important for irrigation management, enabling higher crop yields while reducing water and fertilizer consumption and runnoff. Existing methods of measuring soil water content all have shortcomings. Our goal is to demonstrate a tool based on NMR technology that will not have ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Agriculture
  4. Biologically-based Material and Method for Control of Invasive Fire Ants

    SBC: Foresight Science & Technology, Inc.            Topic: 82

    Currently, imported fire ants infest over 140 million hectares in the USA (it is a serious international pest as well) and cost Americans an estimated 6 billion dollars annually for control and to repair damage to agriculture, households, electric and communications, and several other economic sectors (Lard et al. 2006). Current control methods primarily target the household economic sector, which ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Agriculture
  5. Commercialized Supercooling Technology for Subzero Nonfreezing Preservation of Fresh Foods

    SBC: JUN INNOVATIONS, INC.            Topic: 85

    Jun Innovations has developed a proprietary supercooling technology that preserves perishable materials at below-freezing temperatures without the formation of ice crystals. Foods are maintained in their natural state for weeks with the same taste, texture, nutrition, and moisture content they had before being supercooled. This technology offers a radically new food preservation method for consume ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Agriculture
  6. Moby.Read: Automated Basic Reading Assessment


    Moby.Read is aa tablet-based speech recognition app that grade school students use to administer oral-reading fluency assessments in real-time. The app is intended to replace face-to-face oral reading assessments done by teachers, and to save time and increase the accuracy of the assessment. Through the teacher dashboard, Moby.Read will aggregate assessment results at the class and individual stud ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  7. Development of an Online, Multi-Challenge Platform for K-12 Students

    SBC: FUTURE ENGINEERS, LLC            Topic: edIES17R0006

    The project team will develop a platform that will facilitate design challenges in K-12 classrooms across STEM academic topics and career paths within the field of engineering. The platform will enable classes to post their projects to the site and for other classes around the country to participate in the project. Each challenge (and the associated education resources curated for that challenge) ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  8. Improving Administrators' Education Technology Discovery and Selection

    SBC: EDSURGE INC            Topic: edIES17R0006

    Concierge is a platform for school administrators to discover and select education technology products to support school improvement. The intended users are principals, technology coaches, and curriculum directors who are responsible for selecting and implementing education technology in K–12 classrooms or schools. Concierge will include components to guide administrators through the product dis ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  9. Randomized Prospective Phase II Clinical Trial of NVX in Association with Chemoradiation of Glioblastoma

    SBC: NUVOX PHARMA, L.L.C.            Topic: 102

    Glioblastoma multiforme GBM is a malignant primary brain tumor affecting about new cases per year in the U S Average survival is only about months Radiation RT is most commonly administered as fractions of Gray each over weeks with concomitant temozolomide TMZ GBM tumors are hypoxic The primary mechanism of RT is creation of singlet oxygen hypoxia within GBM adversel ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. An Integrated Microarray Printing and Detection System

    SBC: BIOSENSING INSTRUMENT INC            Topic: 400

    DESCRIPTIONprovided by applicantMicroarray technology has dramatically advanced the study of protein interactions leading to discovery and validation of new biomarkers and therapeutic drugsTypicallyprotein microarrays are pre spotted with target molecules in one device and then tested with probe molecules using another deviceDuring each testing cyclethe entire microarray becomes exposed to the pro ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human Services

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