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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. Public Rights-of-Way Assessment Instrumentation to Determine Accessibility

    SBC: BENEFICIAL DESIGNS INC            Topic: 081FH2

    City planners and engineers need detailed assessments of public rights-of-way to evaluate existing conditions, determine compliance with draft accessibility guidelines, and plan reconstruction projects. Current assessment methods are inadequate and inefficient due to the time and resources required. This project will develop an automated public rights-of-way assessment process and the measuremen ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Transportation
  2. Low Cost Fuel Grade Ethanol

    SBC: COMPACT MEMBRANE SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: 88

    The membrane drying process for ethanol plants should be of great value in increasing capacity and/or reducing energy consumption for existing ethanol plants. We will manufacture modules of the novel membrane with a commercial partner. A pilot demonstration unit will be constructed and deployed at an actual ethanol plant for demonstrating the membrane process capabilities and advantages.

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Agriculture
  3. Developing elderberries as a specialty crop by supporting a growers` network and by conducting prototype development of nutraceu

    SBC: ELDERTIDE LLC            Topic: 812

    US federally funded research and international research is connecting elderberry (S. nigra and S. canadensis) to the treatment of diabetes, cancer, heart disease, AIDS, herpes simples virus HSV-1 and influenza types A and B. Many of these studies have focused on the presence of high levels of antioxidants present in the berries of these perennial shrubs. Today, consumers understand the important r ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Agriculture
  4. Hard clam farming in eastern Maine: field experiments to evaluate biological & economic efficacy of field-based nursery and grow-out phases

    SBC: LEACH, JESSE            Topic: 87

    We have discovered the easternmost commercial population of hard clams, Mercenaria mercenaria (L.), in the U.S., in the waters of Eastern Maine. In 2007, we received permission from the State of Maine to lease a 6-acre tract in the shallow subtidal of Goose Cove (Trenton) to farm cultured hard clams. This is the first-ever lease of this type in eastern Maine. Working with our research partners fro ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Agriculture
  5. Development and Commercialization of a Biodegradable Stabilized Growing Media

    SBC: Rynel, Inc            Topic: N/A

    Situation or Problem: Commercial reforesters, nurseries and greenhouses are searching for ways to reduce labor and handling costs. As the industry has looked for ways to reduce labor and handling costs, growers have become more mechanized, increasingly using machines to move and transplant their plant stock. These machines cannot handle current loose soil processes. Therefore, the growing industry ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Agriculture
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