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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Collective Protection for Military Working Dogs

    SBC: AGAVE BIOSYSTEMS INC.            Topic: CBD08103

    Shelter enclosures for military working dogs in the event of a CB attack is a technology gap identified by the Joint Requirements Office. Important parameters to consider in the design of protective enclosures include low weight and size to minimize transport requirements; rapid setup; and accommodation of canine physiological and psychological comfort needs while providing protection against CB ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  2. Electro Immunsensor to Detect Agricultural Chemicals

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

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Agriculture
  3. Developing Innovative Photobioreactor and Extraction Technology For Production Of Biodiesel Feedstock Using Microalgae

    SBC: ALGAEN CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    The crude oil will be depleted within 40 years, alternative fuels have to be developed to drive our transportation systems, and biodiesel appears to be the most promising fuel of the future. Biodiesel is renewable, non-toxic, and biodegradable, it can be used in existing diesel engines without modifying the engin, and can be blended in at any ratio with petroleum diesel. However, the development o ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Agriculture
  4. COMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR FORECASTING INSECT PEST POPULATION PROBLEMS

    SBC: Applied Biomathematics Inc            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT PROPOSES TO DEVELOP AN OBJECTIVE METHODOLOGY FOR FORECASTING INSECT PEST POPULATION ABUNDANCES AND TO IMPLEMENT THIS METHODOLOGY AS AN INTERACTIVE COMPUTER SOFTWARE PACKAGE. FOR AGRICULTURAL AND FOREST INSECT PESTS WE CAN GENERALLY OBTAIN ESTIMATES OF THEIR POPULATION ABUNDANCE OVER TIME. THESE DATA ARE USUALLY COLLECTED BY DIRECT SAMPLING, PHEROMONE TRAPS, OR ESTIMATES BASED ON DAMAG ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Agriculture
  5. Forest pest risk analysis in dynamic landscapes

    SBC: Applied Biomathematics Inc            Topic: N/A

    Forest insect pests cause significant economic and ecological damage every year. Dramatically increased pest activity in recent years suggests that changing climate conditions will inflate the uncertainty associated with pest risk assessments. Advances in forest pest risk analysis methodology are needed to allow managers to better explore the consequences and value of alternative management scenar ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Agriculture
  6. A Biodegradable Thin-Film Mulching System for Weed Suppression in Commercial Crop Production

    SBC: Technical Designs Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Weeds reduce the productivity of vegetable crops. Noxious weeds like nutsedge can contaminate a field in one and a half years. To remediate the weed cost, $7,000 to $11,000 for plastic, fumigant and hand weeding is necessary in strawberries. In southern California, 10 to 20 percent of the farmland has a high-density infestation of nutsedge. Methyl bromide applied at high levels is partially effect ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Agriculture
  7. 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
  8. EXPERT SYSTEM SHELL, MULTIPURPOSE LAND INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR RURAL GOVERNMENTS

    SBC: Drake Environmental            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Agriculture
  9. New indust. crop yielding a biomaterial that will reduce dependence on foriegn oil and increase the econ. sustainability of farms in America

    SBC: Ecovative Design Llc            Topic: N/A

    Foreign petroleum constitutes more than 60% of the oil used in the United States, and although significant strides are being taken to ensure future independence for fuel needs, the 10% of petroleum imports that are used as feedstock to produce materials are typically ignored. High density petrol-foams such as Divinycell or H1, are commonly used in products from vehicle panels to wind turbine blade ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Agriculture
  10. 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
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