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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. NANOMETER-SIZE STEP HEIGHT TEST STRUCTURES

    SBC: Advanced Technologies/Laboratories Intl            Topic: N/A

    MCNC PROPOSES A FEASIBILITY STUDY AND EVALUATION OF THREE PROMISING APPROACHES TO THE FABRICATION OF SURFACE TEST STRUCTURES ON SILICON. SURFACE FEATURES ON THE FIRST STRUCTURE WILL BE PRODUCED BY CONTROLLABLY ETCHING THERMALLYGROWN OXIDES. FEATURES ON THE SECOND WILL BE MADE BY ETCHING PIEZOELECTRIC THIN FILMS. USING THE PIEZOELECTRIC FILM AS PART OF A CAPACITOR, STEP-HEIGHT CAN BE VARIED AND PRO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Commerce
  2. DIGESTIVE ENZYME SUPPLEMENTS TO INERT FEEDS FOR SMALL-EGG FISH LARVAE

    SBC: International Aquaculture Res            Topic: N/A

    INADEQUATE STARTER FEEDS SEVERELY HOLD BACK NEW AQUACULTURE ENTERPRISES SUCH AS PRESENT ATTEMPTS TO RAISE FISHES WHOSE LARVAE DEVELOP FROM SMALL EGGS AND HAVE VERY "DIFFICULT" FOOD REQUIREMENTS. INERT LARVAL FEEDS HAVE NOT SUCCESSFULLYELIMINATED THE STRICT DEPENDENCY ON NATURAL FORAGE DURING THE CRITICAL POST-LARVAL STAGE AFTER YOLK ABSORPTION AND BEFORE THE DEVELOPMENT OF A DIGESTIVE SYSTEM WITH ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Commerce
  3. Electro Immunsensor to Detect Agricultural Chemicals

    SBC: ALDERON BIOSCIENCES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Agriculture
  4. A SYSTEMS APPROACH TO THE PHYSIOLOGICAL BASIS FOR HYBRID VIGOR

    SBC: Biosystems Technologies Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE PHYSIOLOGICAL-THERMODYNAMIC BASIS FOR HYBRID VIGOR (YIELD HETEROSIS) IN CORN AND OTHER CROPS IS NOT PRESENTLY KNOWN. THUS, DEVELOPMENT AND SELECTION OF INBRED LINES FOR HYBRID VIGOR RELIES ON GENERAL KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HETEROTIC GROUPS, NUMEROUS CROSSES, AND EXTENSIVE FIELD TESTS TO ACHIEVE THE INDUSTRY AVERAGE OF 1 TO 2 BU/ACRE/YR INCREASE IN YIELD. EACH COMMERCIAL HYBRID MAY COST FROM $1.2 TO $ ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Department of Agriculture
  5. AUTOMATIC EGG INJECTION MACHINE

    SBC: Embrex            Topic: N/A

    THE U.S. POULTRY INDUSTRY ADMINISTERS ABOUT 21 BILLION DOSE UNITS OF VACCINES YEARLY. THESE VACCINATIONS ARE GIVEN TO TO DAY-OLD BIRDS FOR SEVERAL VIRAL AND BACTERIAL DISEASES, AND SUBSEQUENT VACCINATIONS TO GROWING AND ADULT CHICKENS ANAND TURKEYS. ADDITIONALLY, 170 MILLION TURKEY EMBRYOS R RECEIVE ANTIBIOTIC TREATMENT. THE WORLDWIDE POULTRY DRUG VACCINE MARKET REPRESENTS OVER $500 MILLION PR YEA ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Agriculture
  6. SORTING POTATOES INTO SEVERAL DENSITY GROUPS

    SBC: Sorting Technology            Topic: N/A

    THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE DENSITY OF POTATOES AND COOKINGQUALITY HAS BEEN KNOWN FOR A LONG TIME. THE MOST DENSE POTATOES HAVE THE MOST TASTE AND THE HIGHEST DRY MATTER CONTENT. DENSITY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN POTATOES OF VARIOUS QUALITIES ARE SMALL AND UNTIL TO-DATE THERE IS NO COMMERCIALMETHOD FOR THEIR SORTING. IT IS PROPOSED FOR DENSITY SORTING POTATOES INTO SEVERAL DENSITY GROUPS TO USE DRY MET ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Department of Agriculture
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