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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 April, 2020.

  1. NDT of Fracture Toughness for Pipeline Steels

    SBC: Fbs, Inc.            Topic: 180PH1

    NDT of Fracture Toughness for Pipeline Steels 3/16/2018 Ultrasound-based technology to nondestructively determine fracture toughness of pipeline steels will be developed. Fracture toughness is the material parameter that, along with applied loading and flaw geometry, dictates the critical crack size, and therefore controls the flaw size that must be detected during inspections. A major challeng ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Transportation
  2. A novel robotic solution for improving tomato harvesting process in greenhouses. Includes design of a new machine learning vision algorithm for harvesting.

    SBC: Four Growers, Inc.            Topic: 813

    In the US alone, 3 billion pounds of consumed fresh tomatoes are grown in greenhouse farms. These farms improve food security, require less land, and consume less resources; however, for these farms to operate, large labor forces are needed to maintain, harvest, and package the tomatoes. These jobs, though paying well above minimum wage, do not attract local workers and force farmers to use immigr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Agriculture
  3. Desulfurization of Biodiesel Produced from Low-Quality Feedstocks

    SBC: Environmental Fuel Research, LLC            Topic: 88

    As biodiesel production in the USA increases, bottlenecks in feedstock appear likely. Several companies have formed to investigate novel forms of conversion of lower cost feedstocks but all have found the same substantial hurdle, meeting the 15PPM sulfur specification of ASTM D6751. Numerous experiments have shown that low-cost fats, oils and greases may contain 300 - 500PPM sulfur and that no sin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Agriculture
  4. Treetective: Using Panoramic, Ground-Level Imagery for Virtual Tree Inventories

    SBC: Azavea Inc.            Topic: 81

    The proposed research will evaluate the use of panoramic, street-level imagery to support and enhance community forestry. Similar to a windshield survey, these publicly available mapping resources can provide baseline data on tree species or genus, diameter, and condition that can be used to support future planting initiatives and best management practices. Furthermore, when combined with both man ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Agriculture
  5. Brackish Water for Condensation Irrigation

    SBC: Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 84

    Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. will develop a low-cost, high-efficiency condensation irrigation system to desalinate brackish water and provide affordable freshwater for agricultural applications. Solar thermal energy or low grade waste heat will be used to vaporize water from brackish water and humidify air; the hot humid air will then be sent to buried perforated condensation pipes and cond ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Agriculture
  6. The Green Processing of a Novel FDA Exempt ("Natural") Food Color Additive

    SBC: Persea Naturals LLC            Topic: 85

    There is growing consumer demand for "clean-label" food ingredients including color additives derived from natural sources. Colorant-related issues represent 3 of the top 10 concerns of consumers about food ingredients, and numerous food manufacturers and retailers have publically committed to removing synthetic food colors from their products. Fruit/vegetable-derived anthocyanins, carotenoids, an ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Agriculture
  7. History Maker

    SBC: Schell Games LLC            Topic: 91990018R0006

    In this project, the team will develop a prototype of History Maker, a virtual reality (VR) content creation tool, where students and teachers produce digital movies to be used as reports and/or presentations about particular historical topics. Within the platform, students will research primary sources documents, write scripts, and act scenes from history. Student work will be presented in VR to ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences
  8. Adaptive Clinical Efficacy Evaluation of ONC201 in Recurrent High Grade Glioma

    SBC: Oncoceutics, Inc.            Topic: 102

    Project Summary We propose a two arm adaptive Phase II clinical trial to evaluate ONCa selective antagonist of the G protein coupled receptorGPCRdopamine receptor domainDRDin recurrent glioblastomaGBMand diffuse midline glioma associated with very poor prognoses and limited treatment optionsDRDis overexpressed in high grade gliomas and controls Akt ERK signaling pathwaysDownstream of target engage ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Topic 368: Biotherapy of Brain Tumors by Radioiodinated SapC-DOPS Nanovesicles

    SBC: Molecular Targeting Technologies, Inc.            Topic: NCI

    There is an urgent need for more effective drug delivery agents for treatment of brain tumors, which are among the most aggressive and intractable cancers. SapC-DOPS, a nanovesicle composed of saposin C (SapC) coupled to dioleoylphosphatidylserine (DOPS), has proven tumor targeting properties, which include crossing the blood-brain tumor barrier and binding the lipid tumor marker, extracellular ph ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Development of PathDetect: Algorithms that Utilize Smartphone Sensor Data to Detect Adverse Pathway Conditions

    SBC: Pathway Accessibility Solutions, Inc.            Topic: na

    This project develops PathDetect, a smartphone app with algorithms that passively characterize adverse pathway conditions (APCs) as a wheelchair user traverses pedestrian pathways. As cities work to improve sidewalks and pedestrian walkways, accurate sidewalk assessments can provide important data to address APCs which can have a significant impact on older adults and individuals who use wheelchai ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services

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