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  1. Development of a low-cost natural pigment production in a GRAS yeast

    SBC: ARCH INNOTEK, LLC            Topic: 88

    Carotenoids, the basic source of yellow, orange and red, are among the most common, naturally occurring pigments. Because of their antioxidant properties and colors, currently, carotenoids are used commercially as feed additives, natural food colorants,??dietary supplements and cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. Currently, most of carotenoids used industrially are chemically synthesized from ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Agriculture
  2. A Highly Efficient Vitrification Device for Animal Embryos and Spermatozoa

    SBC: CRYOCRATE LLC            Topic: 83

    This SBIR Phase I project aims to develop a novel ultrafast cooling device and companion cell suspension processing device that significantly reduce the need for cryoprotectants and improve the post-thaw viability and functionalities of livestock semen and embryos. These products will potentially greatly facilitate application of livestock artificial insemination (AI) and embryo transfer (ET) tech ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Agriculture
  3. Rapid and Portable Optical Detection System for Multiple Food-borne Pathogens, E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella Enterica in meat

    SBC: Smart Diagnostics Systems LLC            Topic: 85

    Smart Diagnostics Systems (SDS) is creating its diagnostic system with a mission to protect consumers and companies from the dangerous threats and consequences that foodborne pathogens (ex. E.coli, Listeria, Salmonella, etc.) pose on a global basis. The outbreak of foodborne pathogens and foodborne illness is a significant and growing burden. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that each yea ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Agriculture
  4. HVACP Processing of Almonds to Reduce Aflatoxin

    SBC: NanoGuard Technologies, LLC            Topic: 85

    High Voltage Atmospheric Cold Plasma (HVACP) treatment of agricultural products is an emerging non-thermal processing (NTP) technology that effectively reduces aflatoxins (AF) and microorganisms on almonds, other tree nuts and peanuts. HVACP-based NTP provides enhanced food safety by reducing incidences of food-borne illness. It is a cost-effective and environmentally friendly processing technolog ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Agriculture
  5. Developing specific rapid and cost effective immunoassays for Zika detection

    SBC: MEDIOMICS, LLC            Topic: R

    This proposal aims to develop highly specific rapid and cost effective immunoassays to detect Zika virus ZIKV infection ZIKV is a single stranded RNA virus in the Flaviviridae family that is transmitted to humans through infected mosquitos blood transfusions and sexual contact As of June around Zika Virus disease cases have been estimated in Brazil alone Recently ZIKV has be ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Targeting the alternative pathway to treat age related macular degeneration

    SBC: Serion, Inc            Topic: N

    Targeting the alternative pathway of complement to treat age related macular degeneration Abstract Age related macular degeneration AMD is the leading cause of vision loss in the developed world in people over and is a priority research area for the National Eye Institute It is a progressive degenerative disease that causes loss of the central vision due to destruction of the part of the re ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. The Preemie Pacer An Innovative Bottle to Promote Safe and Efficient Oral Feeding in Preterm Infants

    SBC: Preemie-Pacer, LLC            Topic: NICHD

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACT There are infants born preterm each year in the United States alone Preterm infants often necessitate care in the neonatal intensive care unit One of the final milestones to be achieved in order to be discharged from the neonatal intensive care unit is oral feeding Oral feeding can be a challenge for infants born preterm as they do not have the maturity that all ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Towards a New Generation of Glycoengineered Pneumococcal Bioconjugate Vaccines

    SBC: VaxNewMO            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Pneumococcal pneumonia remains the leading cause of bacterial pneumonia in both children under years of age and adults over years of age The standard preventative therapy is the conjugate vaccine Prevnar which consists of an immunogenic carrier protein covalently attached to one of thirteen pneumococcal capsular polysaccharides Although Prevnar has significantly red ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. ITK TXK Inhibitors as Oral Immunotherapeutic Drugs for Psoriasis


    Psoriasis is a devastating autoimmune disease that manifests itself in the form of patchy inflammatory skin lesions that can appear anywhere throughout the body resulting in tremendous physical pain and discomfort This chronic disease can also cause arthritic joints and have a profound impact on a patient s psychological well being In psoriatic lesions the detection of increased numbers of T c ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. ErythroMer Nanoscale Bio Synthetic Red Cell Substitute

    SBC: Kalocyte Inc            Topic: NHLBI

    PROJECT SUMMARY There is need for an artificial oxygen O carrier to substitute for banked blood in settings where stored blood is unavailable pre hospital care transport austere environments undeveloped countries or undesirable transfusion risk exceeds benefit To address this need we developed ErythroMer EM a first in class nano cyte blood substitute EM is a deformable ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health

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