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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. Remote Sensing for Early Detection and Mitigation of Plant Stress and Disease in Florida Citrus

    SBC: DATA STAR, INC            Topic: N/A

    [Situation or Problem] Huanglongbing (HLB), or "Citrus Greening" disease, increasingly raises costs to growers and threatens to impact 100% of Florida citrus acreage by 2016. Early detection and control of this disease is essential to the survival and productivity of the Florida citrus industry. [Purpose] To conduct Proof-of-Concept testing of DATASTAR's remote sensing and GIS approach designed to ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Agriculture
  2. Sorghum Protein Adhesives from Low Cost DDGS

    SBC: ECOVERSION LLC            Topic: N/A

    In the United States, annual demand for adhesives and resins exceeds 20 billion pounds. Currently, most adhesives used in the wood industry are petroleum-based, such as phenol-formaldehyde and urea-formaldehyde adhesives. Formaldehyde emissions cause many environmental and health issues. Development of biobased adhesives not only significantly impact a >$100 billion industry sector, but also solve ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Agriculture
  3. Channel Catfish Pituitary for use as a Spawning Aid in Aquaculture

    SBC: HYBRID CATFISH CO            Topic: N/A

    The channel x blue hybrid catfish has been documented as a superior animal for use by the catfish industry. To produce the hybrid a hormnone is used to help ovulate the eggs so they can be stripped from the female. Once the eggs are stripped from the female they are fertilized with sperm from the blue catfish and hatched in a manner sililar to channel catfish eggs. Carp pituitary has been used suc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Agriculture
  4. Automated Vaccination of Broiler Chicken Flocks

    SBC: LONG BRANCH COMPANY INC            Topic: N/A

    Situation or Problem: In 2007 an estimated 9.1 billion broiler chickens were produced in the United States. Improvements in vaccination uniformity and reductions in labor necessary for vaccination would greatly benefit the broiler industry. Current methods of field vaccination of broiler chickens in the field include administration via drinking water and spray application. The effectiveness of bot ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Agriculture
  5. A CSA Model to bring Locally Grown Foods to the Corporate Workplace, Inner City Households and Schools Utilizing a Supermarket Infrastructur

    SBC: RAINBOW ORGANIC FARMS CO            Topic: N/A

    Locally grown foods account for less than one percent of the total $900 billion in retail food sales in the U.S. (18) Therefore, consumers purchase more than ninety percent of their food from supermarkets. In order for local small family farms to grab a greater portion of food sales, they must get their locally grown foods on the mainstream supermarket shelves, as well as partner with stores to ge ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Agriculture
  6. Thermally Targeted Delivery of Therapeutic Peptides

    SBC: Thermally Targeted Therapeutics, Incorporated            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Current treatment of solid tumors is limited by normal tissue tolerance, inherent tumor resistance to radiation or chemotherapy, and toxicity from systemic administration of antineoplastic agents. The result is a narrow therapeutic index for most current chemotherapeutic agents. Our long term goal is to overcome these limitations by developing a targeted therap ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Supercritical carbon dioxide for drying and sterilizing parenteral dosage forms

    SBC: SCF TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long range goal of this project is to develop methods of using supercritical carbon dioxide (scCO2) to achieve terminal sterilization that meets or exceeds the USP standard of 10-6 microbial survival probability and that produces a dry drug product in a single process. The objective of this application is to identify at least one set of conditions in which ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Development of an Internet-Based Headache Management System for Teens

    SBC: RELIVE FOR KIDS, LLC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Chronic headache represent one of the most common and disabling medical conditions affecting adolescents, with a sizeable proportion of those affected continuing to have significant impairment into their adult years. Many of these children must exclusively rely on suboptimal medical treatments that in some cases can worsen headache conditions due to limited acc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Paragraph and Essay Writing Instruction for Struggling Secondary Writers

    SBC: EDGE ENTERPRISES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this fast-track SBIR project entitled Paragraph and Essay Writing Instruction for Struggling Secondary Writers is to develop and evaluate the effectiveness of a total of four interactive multimedia (IM) software programs to be used to teach complex writing skills to struggling writers in secondary schools. The foci of the four programs will be ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Compositions for Prevention/Prophylactic Treatment of Poison Ivy Dermatitis

    SBC: ElSohly Laboratories, Incorporated            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Poison ivy/oak contact dermatitis is the most prevalent skin allergy in the United States, affecting gt50% of the adult population. The condition is the major cause of occupational hazard among outdoor workers in forestry, agriculture and firefighting, resulting in significant medical expenses and workers disability. Attempts have been made to provide prophyla ...

    STTR Phase II 2009 Department of Health and Human Services

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