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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. Construction of a Force Probe for Characterization of Microscale Features

    SBC: INSITUTEC, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The pressing need exists within industry to accurately measure high aspect ratio microscale structures. For example, diesel injector nozzles are manufactured with microscale holes ranging from 50-200 micrometers in diameter and 3-5 mm depths. One fundamental challenge is to nondestrucvely measure these features in order to validate models, enhance manufacturing processes, and reduce fuel emissions ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  2. Handheld Photoacoustic Chemical Agent and Toxic Industrial Material Detector

    SBC: MANNING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY            Topic: CBD05112

    Manning Applied Technology proposes to develop a handheld infrared spectrometer, ideally suited to detection of airborne chemical agents at and below permissible exposure limits. This approach offers unmatched sensitivity and specificity for detection of all types of chemical vapors. The instrument is modular, rugged, compact and highly sensitive. Volume pricing will be less than $1000 each. ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  3. Novel Pro-Dyes to Expand Use of the VerifEYE Contamination Detection System

    SBC: BIOLINK LIFE SCIENCES INC            Topic: N/A

    Bacterial contamination in the American beef supply continues to be a serious concern for the meat processing industry. As part of a broad program of improvements in processing procedures and sanitary methods, meat processors in the U.S. and abroad have initiated use of the VerifEYET Carcass Inspection System (eMerge Interactive, Sebastian, FL). The VerifEYE system automatically inspects each beef ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of Agriculture
  4. Integration of Oxygen and Total Dissolved Gas Pressure (TDGP) Sensing

    SBC: Common Sensing Inc            Topic: N/A

    There is still a need for low-cost, reliable dissolved gas sensors for water quality in environmental monitoring, aquaculture wastewater treatment and industry in order to provide analytical capability to facilities, communities greatly in need of such capability as water budgets become increasingly stringent and re-use increaingly important. This project seeks to further integrate both Total Diss ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of Agriculture
  5. Packaging and Marketing of Domestic Vegetable Soybean

    SBC: Delight Foods, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Marketing and packaging are key steps in introducing a new product to consumers. Delight Foods has done four years of research into the Domestic Production of Vegetable Soybeans in partnership with crop scientists, food scientists and a cooperative of farmers. Now, this team will move into commercialization. This research will develop a powerful brand platform, including the story about North Caro ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of Agriculture
  6. Internet Deployed, Real-Time Immersive 4d Fire Training Application

    SBC: Visual Genesis, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The issue of firefighter safety and training is a significant national problem. There is a clear need for effective training methods/materials to augment existing wildfire training. Currently there is a lack of effective Internet training materials for wildland firefighters. Agency training focus is not on the bulk of personnel, but on the leaders. Associated risks to firefighting personnel contin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of Agriculture
  7. Tool Condition Monitoring and Diagnostics

    SBC: VulcanCraft            Topic: N/A

    A smart machine tool must be able to monitor its condition and report problems. Every CNC machine should provide an alarm for tool condition problems, including tool wear, much as every automobile has a low oil indicator. Tool wear is particularly important for unattended machining as a worn tool can ruin a part. All current tool condition systems operate "blind" without direct information on curr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  8. Biotechnology for Commercial Production of Edible Nostoc as a New Aquatic Crop Plant

    SBC: ALGAEN CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    NON-TECHNICAL SUMMARY: Nostoc commune is an edible cyanobacterium forming the spherical macrocolony, which is used as a potent herbal medicine and dietary supplement. Due to its nutraceutical and pharmacological value, the N. commune has received increasing attention, and the market demand has grown drastically during the last decade. However, low yield and unstable quality caused by inadequate pr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of Agriculture
  9. Commercialization of Versazyme, A Keratinase Product, for Use in Poultry Food

    SBC: BIORESOURCE INTERNATIONAL, INC.            Topic: N/A

    NON-TECHNICAL SUMMARY: The small intestine of the newly hatched chick and is immature and undergoes significant morphological, biochemical and physiological changes during the first 10 days post hatch. After this initial period, the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) of the young monogastric animals becomes more capable of digesting and utilizing more nutrients. Chicks and poults during the first few da ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of Agriculture
  10. Immunity to Flavobacterium Psychrophilium Antigens and Development of a Coldwater Disease (CWD) Vaccine

    SBC: Clear Springs Foods, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    NON-TECHNICAL SUMMARY: Economic impacts due to coldwater disease (CWD) have dramatically increased in recent years at public and private aquaculture facilities and CWD is the number one disese problem in the commercial rainbow trout industry in Idaho. In the United States, antibiotics available for the therapeutic treatment of fish with this disease are very limited and not expected to increase. V ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of Agriculture
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