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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. Decentralized, Public, and Mobile-Based Sidewalk Inventory Tool

    SBC: KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: 142FH1

    Knowledge Based Systems, Inc. (KBSI) is pleased to propose the further design and development of MySidewalk mobile application facilitating the crowd-sourced collection of sidewalk inventory and condition data. The MySidewalk application utilizes advances in social networks and data mining to provide integrated sidewalk datasets. Phase I and II research was facilitated by inputs from City of Colle ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of Transportation
  2. Long Life, Low Cost Mini-Roundabouts from Simple Modular Shapes and Recycled

    SBC: ZKxKZ, LLC            Topic: 142FH3

    In Phase II, ZKxKZ designed, developed and demonstrated an approach for fabrication and rapid installation of low cost modular mini-roundabouts made from recycled plastic boards. Phase II culminated in the installation of one full modular mini-roundabout in both Georgia and Virginia. In addition, 3 modular mini-roundabouts were commercially sold and installed in Canada prior to the SBIR funded sit ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of Transportation
  3. A Scalable and Rechargeable Antimicrobial Coating for Food Equipment

    SBC: Antimicrobial Materials, Inc.            Topic: 85

    We propose to develop effective robust rechargeable and economic antimicrobial coatings tofight cross-contamination in food manufacturing and improve food safety. The severeconsequences of microbiological contamination (e.g. foodborne illnesses food recalls branddamage and economic losses) demand food industry to re-examine the current food safetycontrol strategies and introduce novel technologies ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Agriculture
  4. Rapid and Low Cost Toxin Analysis for Shellfish Food Safety

    SBC: Giner, Inc.            Topic: 85

    he contamination of shellfish with marine toxins produced during Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB)have become an increasingly common occurrence near U.S. shores. Consumption of contaminatedshellfish causes serious nervous and intestinal system illnesses which often require hospitalizationand fishing closures. The only way to minimize the risk to the consumer is to ensure that theshellfish product does no ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Agriculture
  5. Improved Pathogen Neutralization Through Nanobubbles

    SBC: En Solucion Inc            Topic: 85

    As consumer demand for fresh produce continues to grow so do concerns about foodborneillnesses and disease outbreaks. Postharvest wash is a critical control point in fresh produceprocessing for reducing or eliminating pathogens and other field-acquired contaminants thatcan result in such outbreaks. Current methods of postharvest washing provide less than 100%efficacy in removing pathogens and are ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Agriculture
  6. Drivetrain For High Capacity Factor Distributed Wind Turbine

    SBC: Pecos Wind Power, Inc.            Topic: 86

    Distributed wind turbines present an opportunity for rural end-users to significantly reduce theirexposure to high and volatile electricity prices while increasing their electric security. The criticalproblems that limit the deployment of distributed wind turbines particularly small-scale systemsless than 100kW are fundamental inabilities to compete on cost with other sources of generationand achi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Agriculture
  7. A Spatial Technology Makeover for the Crop Insurance Industry

    SBC: HYDRO BIO            Topic: 813

    Across the US nearly all business sectors have enthusiastically adopted new technology.In direct contrast the crop insurance industry has been slow to adopt spatial technology -Earth observation satellite-based remote sensing image analysis GIS and digital recordkeeping. Spatial technology holds great promise to enhance accuracy efficiencyproductivity and profits for the crop insurance industry.Th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Agriculture
  8. Optimization of a Prototype Lateral Flow Test for Dicamba

    SBC: Base Pair Biotechnologies, Inc.            Topic: 813

    OpportunityHerbicides since their advent in the early 1950's have been a tremendous and invaluable tool toproduction agriculture.Since that time the agricultural crop production market has changedconsiderably due to a number of technological innovations including the introduction ofgenetically modified organisms (GMO) crops.Although surrounded by some controversy theability to genetically engineer ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Agriculture
  9. BUILDERS Classroom: BlocksCAD for Understanding, Innovating, and Learning Design Engineering for the STEM Classroom

    SBC: BlocksCAD Inc            Topic: 86

    BUILDERS Classroom represents a revolutionary and transformative advance for teachingK12 students crucial skills for Computer Aided Design (CAD) spatial cognition modeling andComputational Thinking (CT).BlocksCAD Inc. will leverage the widely popular BlocksCADsoftware to create BUILDERS Classroom. BUILDERS Classroom supports Topic Area 8.6 -Rural and Community Development - with a focus on improvi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Agriculture
  10. Development of High Squalene Tobacco

    SBC: SynShark LLC            Topic: 88

    SynShark LLC aims to create an economically viable source of squalene from American tobacco. Squalene is a triterpene important to the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry. Unfortunately squalene is mainly sourced through the "livering" of millions of deep-sea sharks threatening their populations. Through the Company's exclusively licensed technology for triterpene squalene which is extracted from ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Agriculture
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