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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. Optical Water Level Sensor

    SBC: CIENCIA INC            Topic: N/A

    Development of an optical water level sensor is proposed to solve some of the problems and limitations of current sounding tube/protective well acoustic sensors. By using light instead of sound, temperature gradient effects on the measurement are obviated. Furthermore, the proposed system eliminates the need for a sounding tube, protective well and associated temperature sensors, and does not requ ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of Commerce
  2. Analysis Software for Near-Field Optical Microscopes

    SBC: Field Precision            Topic: N/A

    The near-field scanning optical microscope can supply information on the shape and electrical properties of surfaces with nanometer resolution. The quantitative interpretation of images is difficult because of the difficulty of electromagnetic field solutions in the near-field limit. We propose to supply software to aid in this analysis. The finite-element programs generate two and three-dimension ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of Commerce

    SBC: Intelligent Computing            Topic: N/A


    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Commerce
  4. A Framework for Building Information Translators

    SBC: KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Today's manufacturing companies are concentrating their energy towards breaking the barriers between firms all along the supply chain to create a virtual enterprise whose goal is to operate as if the chain was a single entity. Breaking these barriers involves facilitating collaboration and communication at all levels of the enterprise. A key roadblock to this sort of facilitation is the need for a ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Commerce

    SBC: KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A


    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Commerce
  6. New Methods for Evaluating Thermal Performance of Protective Clothing for

    SBC: KTECH CORP.            Topic: N/A

    A growing number of fire fighters are suffering third degree burns; this has led to questions about the adequacy of thermal protective performance (TPP) measurements for protective clothing. A new heat flux sensor, whose response approximates that of skin, will be developed to provide better measurements of heat transfer in TPP tests. This sensor will be used with nonlinear parameter estimation an ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of Commerce

    SBC: Biomedical Development Corporation            Topic: N/A

    Mastitis costs the average U. S. dairy farmer approximately $180 per cow annually in lost milk production, cost of antibiotic treatment, and discarded milk. Unfortunately, the disease is obvious only in the clinical form. Subclinical mastitis is about 15 to 40 times more prevalent and accounts for approximately 70% of all economic losses because of reduced milk yield. Many teat germicide products ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Agriculture
  8. Field Trials of the BioBlanket(TM) Odor Control System for Anerobic Wastewater Impoundme

    SBC: Bioreserve, Ltd.            Topic: N/A


    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Agriculture
  9. Effects Of Naked Dna And Subunit Ipnv

    SBC: DiagXotics, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus (IPNV) causes an economically significant, untreatabledisease in salmonid fish. Immunization appears to be the most promising control method, butcommercial vaccines are not readily available. We have previously developed and tested arecombinant IPNV vaccine in rainbow trout and brook trout fry. Although the vaccinesignificantly reduced fish mortality, it di ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of Agriculture
  10. Efficacy Testing of Oral Vaccines Against Bacterial Kidney Disease (BKD)

    SBC: DiagXotics, Inc.            Topic: N/A


    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Agriculture

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