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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 September, 2020.

  1. PDA-Based Portable Data Collection System for Commercial Vehicle Inspection

    SBC: INTERNATIONAL ELECTRONIC MACHINES CORPORATION            Topic: 02FM1

    More than 1,300,000 Level 1 commercial vehicle inspections - a safety-critical, time-consuming, often difficult and painstaking process, especially as regards the brake inspection component -- are performed every year in the United States, under all sorts of weather and lighting conditions. The current technology used adds to the complexity and error potential inherent in this important task. In ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Transportation
  2. Compact Laser Shearography System for Crack Detection

    SBC: Laser Technology Inc.            Topic: 05FH1

    Laser Technology Inc. (LTI) proposes a Phase II SBIR research project to further develop a Compact Shearography System, Analysis Method and Software for micro-crack detection in concrete. There is an urgent need to detect and characterize fine cracks in concrete that form because of various damage mechanisms including alkali-silicate reaction, delayed ettringite formation or frost damage. Fine s ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Transportation
  3. Low Cost Transverse Rail Defect Detector

    SBC: Mide Technology Corporation            Topic: 02FR1

    Development of the basic EMAT based transverse rail defect detector has progressed toward finished form, as envisioned in the original solicitation. This modification is intended to produce a demonstratable version of a 2-rail detection system with automated signal interpertation. The objectives of this work are to: a. Further develop the system into a functioning 2-rail detection system, as ori ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Transportation
  4. An Advanced Information System for Timely Assessments of International Crop Market Opportunities

    SBC: GDA CORP            Topic: N/A

    Situation or Problem In order to provide timely and reliable assessments of the global crop market, it is necessary to move from limited, in situ crop assessments to operational crop monitoring on regional and global scales with multi-temporal remotely sensed (RS) data. Due to timeliness requirements and large volumes of imagery needed for operational agricultural monitoring, it is important that ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Agriculture
  5. NanoBiocides for Wood-Based Construction Materials

    SBC: LIG SCIENCES , INC            Topic: N/A

    The U.S. forest products industry had sales of $262B in 1997, of which two thirds was used for building construction. The use of wood for home construction is an effective, efficient, environmentally friendly, renewable construction material. A key issue in using wood materials in construction is their susceptibility to mold, fungi, and termite infestation resulting in over $10B combined damage pe ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Agriculture
  6. A Light and CO2 Controller to Optimize Energy Efficiency in Commercial Greenhouses Phase II

    SBC: PEACEFUL FARM ASSOCIATES, INC            Topic: N/A

    Supplemental lighting is necessary for mid-winter production of greenhouse crops in many climate zones, done in a way that promotes quality, consistency, and marketable quantity. The goal of the proposed work is to achieve a working prototype of a marketable greenhouse environment controller that coordinates the daily light integral and carbon dioxide concentration in plant production facilities i ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Agriculture
  7. MANURE-BASED PRODUCTS FOR REMEDIATION OF OIL AND OTHER SPILLS AND FOR HORTICULTURAL USES

    SBC: TERRENEW, LLC            Topic: N/A

    Manure is very abundant, with more than 100-fold more animal manure produced than human waste in the US. Most of this is disposed of by land spreading, but soil and water pollution issues make this an expensive operation for large animal producers. Terrenew is developing a series of products that use dairy manure to produce useful products. Among these are OilMaster 7x, a loose bagged dried manure ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Agriculture
  8. Innovative Multi-cellular Pultruded Composite Guardrail

    SBC: Creative Pultrusions, Inc            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of Transportation
  9. Recovery and Recycling of Plant Polyphenols and Water from Spent Tanning Liquor

    SBC: E.H. Hall Company, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This project involves the development of a first-of-its-kind method for fractionation and recovery of industrial viable plant polyphenol material from spent tanning liquor (a.k.a. used color bath), a waste byproduct from the vegetable tanning and chrome retanning industry. Using a newly developed proprietary process currently being submitted for a provisional patent, a pilot facility will be built ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of Agriculture
  10. Biobased, Monomers for Low Odor, Low VOC Architectural Latex Paints

    SBC: Southern Diversified Products, LLC            Topic: N/A

    This project proposes the development of industrial agri-based oil monomers for the preparation of low odor, low VOC architectural latex coatings. The process for preparing acrylate and/or methacrylate monomers derived from castor oil and other industrial oils, such as soybean and linseed oils, involves an acrylate derivatization step. Monomers based on castor oil have been incorporated into latex ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of Agriculture
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