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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. Innovative high-airflow smokehouse design with novel method of controlling airflow to cook faster&to reduce temperature&color variation

    SBC: HANSON, ROBERT            Topic: 85

    Industrial smokehouses are large forced-air convection batch ovens used to cook and smoke meat products such as bacon, ham, bologna, whole turkeys, chicken breast, snack sticks, jerky, smoked sausage, hotdogs, sliced luncheon meats, and other smoked meats. These huge smokehouses are crucial to the operation of the American meat industry, yet in the past two decades, the design of these ovens has s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Agriculture
  2. Development of Rich&Creamy Melt Cooking Blend for Taste, Nutrition, Oxidative Stability and Reducing Childhood Obesity

    SBC: PROSPERITY ORGANIC FOODS INC            Topic: 85

    The general problem: In the United States today, the health consequences associated with childhood and adolescent obesity are projected to produce the first decline in life expectancy since the Great Depression. More than 23 million children and adolescents are overweight or obese. The role of fat in the diet: Low-fat diets have been advocated to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and have ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Agriculture
  3. Phosphorus removal from ethanol thin stillage to produce a low phosphorus livestock feed and a valuable granular fertilizer.

    SBC: KANSAS ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES LLC            Topic: 84

    Grain ethanol production byproducts or ?coproducts? are commonly used in modern beef finishing rations. The term distillers grains (DGS) is intended to include these and similar coproducts. The expansion of the ethanol industry has led to the wide spread availability and economic pricing of DGS, resulting in significant amounts of DGS being commonly included in beef finishing rations. The fermenta ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Agriculture
  4. Soil profile water content sensing system based on TDR

    SBC: Acclima, Inc.            Topic: 84

    Researchers who develop high water use efficiency plants are in great need of precisely monitoring the uptake of water by their prototype plants at various segments of its root zone. They need to know how each plant variation utilizes water in producing food and from where the water is drawn. Currently they have no accurate options for getting this data. This device will provide a new, accurate to ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Agriculture
  5. Ex Vivo Tolerance for Xenotransplantation of Diabetes P2

    SBC: XIMEREX, INC.            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Type I diabetes is a widespread disease in which insulin producing pancreatic islets are lost, leading to unstable glucose levels. If the islets can be replaced, as with transplantation, then diabetes can be reversed.Human islets have limited utility because of a severe shortage of donors and the need for constant immune suppression to prevent rejection. Pigs ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Electronic Location Reporting for Individuals With Cognitive Disabilities

    SBC: INTELLISPEAK, LLC            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed effort is aimed at the development and evaluation of a wireless electronic location system for reporting the location of individuals with autism and other cognitive disabilities, who may wander or elope. This is a very vexing and routine problem for caregivers, and sometimes results in physical and emotional danger to the individuals who may wander ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Intelligent Data Capture and Assessment Technology for Developmental Disabilities

    SBC: Caring Technologies Inc.            Topic: NIMH

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposed SBIR Phase II renewal will leverage the technical expertise of academic collaborators at Georgia Institute of Technology and ongoing relationships forged with behavioral health professionals to introduce key technical innovations to our existing Behavior Imaging(R) telehealth system, and evaluate the enhanced system in two clinical assessment sett ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. RADIOGRAPHIC CONTRAST TO DIFFERENTIATE CAVITATED FROM NON-CAVITATED DENTAL CARIES

    SBC: FIREFLY HEALTH INNOVATIONS NE, INC.            Topic: NIDCR

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project relates directly to the PHS 2011-2, Omnibus Solicitation for SBIR/STTR Grant Application page NIDCR 110: Development of instrumentation for early caries detection and comparison studies on specificity andselectivity with respect to current clinical practice. The proposed test is intended to enable dentists to differentiate between cavitated and ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Development of Ultrafine Particles for Intranasal Delivery of Antipsychotics

    SBC: LNKCHEMSOLUTIONS            Topic: NIMH

    DESCRIPTION: The goal of the proposed project is to develop a biocompatible ultrafine particle-based vector system for the intranasal delivery of clozapine for the pharmacological therapy of treatment- resistant schizophrenic disorders and their associatedsuicidal behavior. The rationale behind the use of intranasal clozapine is grounded on the observation of clozapine's extensive first- pass ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer Using Ice COLD-PCR

    SBC: TRANSGENOMIC, INC.            Topic: NCATS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Ninety percent of all pancreatic cancers are pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). PDAC diagnosis is difficult, usually occurring in the late stages of disease. Patients with these advanced tumors typically respondpoorly to therapy. Post diagnosis, median survival is 6 months and the five-year survival rate is lt 4%. Five-year survival is lt 1% for those wi ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of Health and Human Services

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