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  1. VIRTUOSO: Visual Recognition of Pests for Crop Scouting

    SBC: ALLYKE, INC.            Topic: 813

    Agriculture has seen rapid development in both the quantity and quality of food production; however, the presence of pests and disease on crops can hamper the quality of agricultural pro-duce and can have a devastating effect on a farmer's bottom line.To combat the risk of pest infestations and disease, crop producers rely on a process known as crop scouting. Field-based crop scouting entails ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Agriculture
  2. Pulsed Electric Field Application to Aquaculture: Predator Control and Product Extraction

    SBC: DIVERSIFIED TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: 87

    It is not currently possible for microalgae processors to determine if Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) treatment of algae is a commercially-attractive proposition within their application when the literature contains such a wide range of reported PEF treatment conditions, leading to unclear and inconsistent baselines. A more controlled approach to determine the effects of PEF on algae is required, whe ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Agriculture
  3. New Ammonium-free Water Formulation for Fire Retardants for the Management of Wildland Fires

    SBC: Nano Terra, Inc.            Topic: 81

    Wildfires, based on 5-year average annual acres burned, have more than doubled over the last 30 years and total fire suppression costs have increased nearly an order of magnitude over the same period (i.e. <$300M in 1985 to over $2B in 2015).1 The 2015 fire season, exacerbated by prolonged drought in the Western United States, resulted in ~10 million acres burned by wildfires across the US. App ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Agriculture
  4. Ammonia Production for Fertilizers at Ambient Pressure and Low Temperature Topic 8.13-3

    SBC: Giner, Inc.            Topic: 813

    Ammonia (NH3) is an extremely important feedstock for producing nitrogen fertilizers, such as anhydrous ammonium nitrate (NH4NO3) and urea (CO(NH2)2), that provide essential nutrition for crop vitality. The worldwide production of ammonia is more than 100 million tons per year. The conventional Haber-Bosch ammonia production process requires high pressure and temperature (up to 300 atm and 500° ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Agriculture
  5. Rapid, Near-Tranfusion Test for Bacteria in Platelets Units

    SBC: IMMUNETICS, INC.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Bacterial contamination of platelets is considered the greatest infectious risk of blood product transfusion today at about in platelet units which is several orders of magnitude greater than that of HIV Bacterial contamination at high levels can lead to severe morbidity or mortality in transfusion recipients The American Association of Blood Banks is ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Antibody targeting of ADAM for treatment of triple negative breast cancer

    SBC: Adecto Pharmaceuticals, Inc.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Triple negative breast cancers TNBCs account for of breast cancer deaths and lack targeted therapies Drs Sonenshein Mineva and Romagnoli and their co workers recently identified the non essential cell surface protein ADAM A Disintegrin and Metalloprotease as a pivotal promoter of breast tumor growth and metastasis and validated it as a target o ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Lipidated Stable BAM8-22 Offers a Promising Therapeutic for Neuropathic Pain

    SBC: On Target Therapeutics, LLC            Topic: 106

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Neuropathic pain is a serious health problem that affects millions of people worldwide and occurs in as much as of the general population The management of neuropathic pain in patients is complex with an estimated of individuals refractory to existing analgesic therapies The aging population the diabetes epidemic and the significant cohorts of can ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Non-Invasive, Highly Specific Detection of Oxytocin in Biological Fluids

    SBC: Giner, Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Non Invasive Highly Specific Detection of Oxytocin in Biological Fluids Oxytocin a neuropeptide hormone plays an important role in a variety of complex social behaviors including affiliation sexual behavior and aggression It is best known for its role to facilitate the birth process through induction of myometrial muscle contractions However recent studi ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Developing Therapeutics That Target RAD To Treat Leukemia and Lymphoma

    SBC: Cyteir Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Genomic instability is a hallmark of cancer and represents a targetable vulnerability yet is underdeveloped as a therapeutic area The central goal of this Phase program is to complete the early preclinical development of a new class of new cancer therapeutics that uniquely target RAD delivering effective cancer cell selective therapy in subsets of bioma ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Optimization of a mucosal RSV vaccine

    SBC: Biomedical Research Models, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    Abstract Human respiratory syncytial virus RSV is a highly infectious member of the paramyxovirus family causing upper and lower respiratory tract infections RSV is the leading cause of pulmonary disease of the lower respiratory tract bronchiolitis pneumonia and respiratory failure in infants due to virus induced airway damage and complex inflammatory processes and responsible for an estima ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health

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