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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. Improving the efficiency of feed use in the cattle industry

    SBC: 3 C CATTLE FEEDERS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    While the initial application will be for cattle, the systems developed in this project will be applicable to feeders used for other domestic species including sheep, goats, and domestic hogs. In addition, the systems developed could be used to control gates or other access for animals or objects that are tagged with radio frequency identification systems. This project is designed to increase the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Agriculture
  2. Heartland Infrastructure Development Bank

    SBC: CEO Praxis Inc            Topic: N/A

    Infrastructure investment has been crucial to economic development throughout American history. Today there is a need for a sizeable investment in infrastructure, particularly in rural America and especially with respect to transportation and telecommunications. New facilities to distribute food and energy resources to the rest of the country will be needed. There is also a need for investment in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Agriculture
  3. Low Cost Fuel Grade Ethanol

    SBC: COMPACT MEMBRANE SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    There continues to be need for production of fuel grade ethanol (FGE) from biomass. This has many advantages including: development of fuel independence; zero net greenhouse gas emissions; strengthen U.S. agricultural base; and excellent replacement for MTBE as oxygenate. CMS has identified novel membrane systems and novel processes for reducing the cost for drying fuel grade ethanol (FGE). Limite ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Agriculture
  4. Improvement of The Yield and Quality of Poplar Biomass for the United States Bio Fuels Industry

    SBC: GREENWOOD RESOURCES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Hybrid poplar plantations will play a large role in the supply of cellulosic feedstock, in meeting the Nation's 30x30 goals for the renewable transportation fuels industry. The success of the poplar plantation industry will be contingent on elite plant material that has undergone hybridization for improved agronomic characteristics. Hybridization between the cottonwoods and the poplars has been th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Agriculture
  5. Design and Optimization Strategies for Processing Open-Ocean Mussels in the Offshore Environment

    SBC: LANG, A E FISHING            Topic: N/A

    The demand for seafood in the United States is increasing and will continue to increase. Recent federal health guidelines call for Americans to double their consumption of seafood. The U.S. would need an additional 4 to 6 million metric tons of seafood per year over current levels if we doubled our consumption. If consumption remains at the current per capita levels, the U.S. will still require an ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Agriculture
  6. Anautics CourseBook Project

    SBC: ANAUTICS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The Anautics CourseBook Project will address three national critical issues in mathematics education the need to support standards based instruction, the need to raise student achievement scores through effective teaching, the need for instruction management through electronic curriculum guidance, assessment and collaboration.

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  7. Context Aware Self Management Tools for Individuals with Significant Congnitive Disabilities

    SBC: Assistech Systems LLC            Topic: N/A

    This project has two goals: (1) to develop and evaluate the feasibility of intelligent, computer-based self-management and household management applications that would improve the independent living capacity of persons with cognitive disabilities, and (2) to identify an agenda for full development of a deployable system in a Phase 2 project. Intelligent multimedia computer agents offer an untapped ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Education
  8. Scientific Basis for Topical Silver Fluoride in Dentistry

    SBC: Advantage Silver Dental Arrest, LLC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall purpose of this Phase I SBIR application is conduct of research to address the scientific and technical feasibility of using diammine (also spelled diamine in the literature) silver fluoride as a topical age nt to arrest the progression of tooth decay, and to conduct the initial work that, in the longer run, will result in FDA 510 K approval of an i ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Modular Field-deployable source of Carbon Dioxide for use in Vector Surveillance

    SBC: APTIV            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Carbon dioxide is a near universal attractant for blood feeding arthropods that vector human diseases. It is the primary attractant used in the standard surveillance kit deployed by entomologists for vector detection an d control. The carbon dioxide needed to monitor these pests and for deployment in pest reduction systems is often completely unavailable in rem ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Computer-based auditory skill building program for aural (re)habilitation

    SBC: BIOSPEECH INC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In the past decade, two advances have made the acquisition of listening skills and intelligible speech by individuals with hearing loss more attainable. The first is universal newborn hearing screening and the second is cochlear implantation (CI). 90% of children who receive a CI before they are 18 months old attain intelligible speech. However, intensive aura ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Health and Human Services

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