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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. Develop Value-Added Natural Oils With a New Oil-Structuring Technology

    SBC: APPLECHEM INC            Topic: N/A

    Natural plant-based oils are under-utilized in cosmetic industry because there is no adequate technology for thickening them to exhibiting the elegant skin sensory properties that are expected in the industry. The purpose of this study is to develop a special thickening technology for the plant-based oils so that the thickened oils would have elegant skin sensory properties, thereby enhancing thei ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture
  2. Enhanced Control of Fruit Ripening


    Ethylene is a growth hormone for plants and therefore, removal of ethylene plays an important part in maintaining the freshness of plants, especially fruits and flowers. Ethylene is generated by the fruits themselves, and is therefore a self-ripening component. In shipping of fruits and vegetables there is a great deal of effort that goes into controlling the atmosphere around the fruits and veget ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture
  3. Low Cost Solventless Guayule Resin Adhesives

    SBC: Gumbs Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Profitable markets for guayule resin and the successful development of hypoallergenic latex will assist in the development of guayule as a sustainable crop. The commercial cooperator expects to have 70,000 acres of guayule shrub available by 2005. This means that at the end of Phase II there will be 200 million pounds of resin available. The purpose is to find profitable markets for the 200 millio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture
  4. Acoustic Emission for Characterization of Leather

    SBC: Mistras Holdings Group            Topic: N/A

    To identify the quality of leather In this Phase I SBIR Physical Acoustics Corporation will use Acoustic Emission for the inspection, assessment, and on-line monitoring of leather properties and their quality level at each stage during manufacturing. PAC will demonstrate the ability of the AE inspection technique for assessing leather properties. In particular PAC will concentrate on the evaluatio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture
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