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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. Public Rights-of-Way Assessment Instrumentation to Determine Accessibility

    SBC: BENEFICIAL DESIGNS INC            Topic: 081FH2

      City planners and engineers need detailed assessments of public rights-of-way to evaluate existing conditions, determine compliance with draft accessibility guidelines, and plan reconstruction projects.  Current assessment methods are inadequate and inefficient due to the time and resources required.  This project will develop an automated public rights-of-way assessment process a ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Transportation
  2. Development of an integrated actuator for real time control of spray nozzle flow rate and droplet size spectrum

    SBC: Capstan Ag Systems, Inc.            Topic: 813

    Application of agrochemicals is essential to U.S. production of food, fiber, biofuels and ornamentals. However, it can also create environmental contamination if pesticides reach non-target areas through airborne displacement of spray, i.e., "spray drift". Drift is a concern for agriculture, especially for specialty crops grown in sensitive areas. Spray drift mitigation, through use of larger drop ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Agriculture
  3. In-Field Soil Phosphorus Measurement System

    SBC: VERIS TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: 84

    Crop growers in the United States, and in developed countries worldwide, apply large amounts of phosphate fertilizers to their fields. In the US for example, growers annually apply over 4,000,000 tons of phosphate fertilizer. Fertilizer rates are typically applied in excess of the crop need, since the cost of fertilizer is low relative to the loss in crop yield if a given nutrient is yield-limitin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Agriculture
  4. Automated, in-field measurement system for soil nitrate and other properties

    SBC: VERIS TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: 84

    Nitrogen affects proteins, enzymes and metabolic processes and is essential for crop growth. While annual usage varies based on world economic conditions, approximately 80,000,000 metric tons of fertilizer N are applied annually in the world, of which more than 10,000,000 tons are applied annually in the United States. If crops don?t have an adequate supply of nitrogen, significant yield losses ca ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Agriculture
  5. Improving the stability and concentration of Megasphaera elsdenii NCIMB 41125

    SBC: MEGASTARTER, LLC            Topic: 83

    Acidosis in ruminant animals (beef cattle, dairy cows, and sheep)is a metabolic condition that causes problems for animals fed high-grain diets. Orally dosing animals with a strain of bacteria, Megasphaera elsdenii, has been shown to be beneficial in alleviating or decreasing this metabolic problem. This bacteria is very sensitive to environments containing oxygen and to date has a fairly short sh ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Agriculture
  6. Evaluation of UltraClean Cotton for Nonwovens Application

    SBC: Wildwood Gin, Inc            Topic: 813

    Domestic textile manufacturing has suffered a sad fate over the course of the last 15 years and competition with imported products has reduced capacity in the U.S. textile and apparel sectors, and the domestic textile industry no longer consumes the majority of the cotton produced in the United States. However, the nonwovens sector of the textiles industry is alive, healthy, and growing. In fact, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Agriculture
  7. Paragraph and Essay Writing Instruction for Struggling Secondary Writers

    SBC: EDGE ENTERPRISES, INC.            Topic: NICHD

    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 II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. FUNCTIONALIZED BIMAGNETIC CORE/SHELL FE/FE3O4 STEALTH NANOPART

    SBC: NanoScale Materials, Inc.            Topic: NCI

    Early diagnosis and treatment of cancer greatly improve the likelihood of long-term survival and health. In Phase I, NanoScale Corporation and its partners at Kansas State University developed functionalized cancer-seeking "stealth" Fe/Fe3O4 core/shell nanoparticles, and demonstrated their feasibility for diagnosis of cancer by optical imaging. In Phase II, the NanoScale/KSU team will optimize t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
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    SBC: Pinnacle Technology, Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    Not Available

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Prevention of College Student Mental Health Problems: A Web-Based ACT Program

    SBC: CONTEXTUAL CHANGE, LLC            Topic: NIMH

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is a strong need for the development and dissemination of effective prevention programs for mental health problems with college students, who are at risk for depression, anxiety, eating disorders, substance use, and many other difficulties (American College Health Association, 2007). Despite the fact that University settings are well suited to deliver suc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Health and Human Services

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