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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 June, 2020.

  1. Development of a Coastal Long-Term Automated Self-Calibrating Profiler

    SBC: Green Eyes, LLC            Topic: 814

    Green Eyes, LLC will demonstrate the feasibility of a Coastal Long-term Automated Self-calibration Profiler (CLASP) system capable of operating autonomously for one year without servicing. CLASP will be configured to incorporate wireless two-way communications for automated data dissemination and remote control. Two major innovations are required to develop such a system. 1. Automated bio-fouli ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of Commerce
  2. ALERT-2 Protocol Development

    SBC: SALO IT SOLUTIONS INC            Topic: 8310

    Salo IT Solutions, Inc. (SaloITS) will design and implement the ALERT-2 protocol, a next-generation suite of network protocols that will provide enhanced services for Automated Flood Warning Systems (AFWSs). The focus of this Phase I project is to create and develop a consensus within the ALERT community in support of an ALERT-2 Requirements Specification document and an ALERT-2 Protocol Specific ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of Commerce
  3. Sample Preparation Chip for PCR Detection of Water Borne Pathogens

    SBC: Creatv MicroTech, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Illnesses due to waterborne pathogens are a substantial health risk, as seen in the E. coli O157:H7 outbreaks of 2006 that were traced to fecal contamination of fresh produce irrigation water. Additionally, there is the possibility of deliberate contamination of our water, and hence our food supply, by terrorists. However, water samples are not analyzed directly and rapidly, because sample matrice ...

    SBIR Phase II 2007 Department of Agriculture
  4. Biomass Log Fuel for Heating Farm Buildings

    SBC: Freight Pipeline Company            Topic: N/A

    Due to large increase in the price of oil, propane, natural gas and electricity, the nations farmers are paying high costs for heating buildings. The problem can be mitigated by using biomass materials that exist, and are currently underutilized, on farms. This research seeks to develop a new technology to compact and burn biomass for heating buildings using a farm tractor to convert the biomass i ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of Agriculture
  5. Verifying the Feasibility of Marketing Heritage Organic Pork

    SBC: Heritage Acres Foods, LLC            Topic: N/A

    This project evaluates the feasibility of developing an integrated production and marketing system for heritage organic pork. Hogs supplied into this system will be sourced from small organic farms that utilize heritage breeding stock, including Berkshire and Tamworth genetics, and will be marketed through specialty retail, foodservice, and international markets. In Phase I we verified the economi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2007 Department of Agriculture
  6. Research and Development to Improve Rural Mental Health Care

    SBC: ICONOPSYCH CARE, LLC            Topic: N/A

    IconoPsych Care LLC, is a Missouri-based company that seeks to improve the efficiency and quality of mental health services in underserved rural communities. IconoPsychs strategy is to fill an important niche that exists due to the current high-cost method of mental health services in rural communities. In common practice today, mental health professionals spend an estimated 40 precent of their ti ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of Agriculture
  7. Automated X-ray & Laser Imaging System for Detecting Bone Fragments on Poultry De-boning Lines

    SBC: Industry Vision Automation, Corp.            Topic: N/A

    Health-conscious Americans have increased their consumption of white meat. Boneless poultry now represents 48% of the USs annual 46.9 billion pounds of poultry products. With increasing consumer demand, poultry processors strive to improve quality, efficiency, product safety, and productivity. Processors are especially concerned about bone fragments and hazardous materials embedded in fillets whic ...

    SBIR Phase II 2007 Department of Agriculture
  8. Increasing the Market for Small Tobacco Farmers by Using Tobacco as a Corrosion-Inhibiting Additive to Road Salt

    SBC: INHIBITROL, INC.            Topic: N/A

    "The traditional markets for small tobacco farmers are decreasing. Either new markets for tobacco must be identified and developed or the farmers must switch to other crops. One potential new market for tobacco is an additive to road salt to reduce corrosion of infrastructure and vehicles. Degradation of bridge decks and other reinforced concrete structures predominately involves the corrosion of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of Agriculture
  9. ALTERNATIVE AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISES FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES AND SMALL FAMILY FARMS

    SBC: Alternative Agricultural            Topic: N/A

    THE SMALL FAMILY FARM IN WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI ECONOMICALLY DEPRESSED. NUMEROUS STUDIES HAVE BEEN MADE ON THE DECLINE OFFAMILY FARM, THE AGING POPULATION, AND MIGRATION FROM THE FAMILY FARM. WHEN A FARM FAMILY LEAVES THE FARM, MANY PEO- PLE FROM THE SMALL TOWN ARE WITHOUT A SOCIAL FUNCTION SO THEY TOO MIGRATE. THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO RESEARCHWITH FARM FAMILIES ALTERNATIVES TO THIS MIGRAT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Agriculture
  10. CONTROLLED ANTIGEN RELEASE OF SWINE VACCINES USING BIOABSOR-ABLE POLYMERS

    SBC: Oxford Veterinary Laboratories            Topic: N/A

    CURRENT SWINE VACCINATION PROGRAMS REQUIRE SPECIFIC PERIODS WHEN THE PRODUCTS ARE ADMINISTERED AS WELL AS MULTIPLE DOSES TO BE EFFECTIVE. THE ABILITY TO OFFER MORE FLEXIBLE SCHEDULES WITH CONTROLLED ANTIGEN RELEASE AND FEWER INJEC- STRESS ON THE ANIMALS LOWER COSTS TO THE PRODUCER, IMPROVED EFFICACY AND LONGER IMMUNITY. THIS PROPOSAL DESCRIBES A FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR USING BIOAB-SORBABLE POLYMERS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Agriculture
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