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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. Methodology for Identification on High Value Biomass Feedstocks

    SBC: Advanced Fuel Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Up until the early twentieth century, several commodity chemicals were produced by the pyrolysis of hardwoods (e.g., methanol, acetic acid, acetone) or the extraction of softwoods (turpentine, terpenes, rosins, pitches, and tars). The expected long term increase in petroleum and natural gas prices will cause a gradual but steady return to biomass feedstocks over the next several decades. Other dri ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Agriculture
  2. Large Scale Production of Sex-Selected Embryos by In Vitro Fertilization in Cattle

    SBC: EVERGEN BIOTECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Embryos with predetermined sex will obviously double the female calving efficiency in dairy industry. The ultimate goal of the project is to development an efficient system for the large scale production of sex predetermined cattle embryos using several emerging technologies including sperm sorting by flow cytometry, IVF and rapid-cooling cryopreservation (vitrification) of embryos. Through Phase ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of Agriculture
  3. Development of Horticultural Containers from Anaerobically-digested Cow Manure

    SBC: Freund`s Farm, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Farms are faced with increasing problems managing manure from animal operations. Alternate innovative methods to deal with the handling and distribution of the manure solids materials and nutrients are needed to allow farms to economically comply with increased regulations. The purpose of this project is to further the development of a concept to utilize farm animal waste material in a manner that ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Agriculture
  4. Partial Saturation Ebb and Flow Watering System for a Flooded Floor Greenhouse

    SBC: Green Growth Properties dba Geremia Greenhouse            Topic: N/A

    Sub irrigation combats the waste of water and fertilizer in traditional overhead watering systems used in greenhouses for production of potted ornamental plants. However, current ebb and flow watering systems achieve nearly complete saturation of the root medium for each watering cycle. There is no ability to restrict the water provided to the plants. This may decrease plant quality and facilitate ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of Agriculture
  5. Field-Portable Pesticide Residue Analyzer

    SBC: REAL-TIME ANALYZERS, INCORPORATED            Topic: N/A

    Modern agriculture depends on pesticides to curb infestations and increase crop yield and to produce the quantity and quality of food demanded by today's society. However, many pesticides kill insects by attack of the central nervous system, and use of excessive concentrations pose a threat to human health. The EPA Office of Pesticide Programs is charged with setting tolerance levels (generally fr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Agriculture
  6. Technology enhanced science education.

    SBC: Advanced Fuel Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    There is a troubling decline in the number of US citizens training to become scientists and engineers. There are insufficient numbers of qualified science teachers in the middle schools, where interest in science must be kindled. Technology enhanced learning environments (TELEs), which could improve science education, are not being widely deployed. This Phase I project will customize a TELE to a) ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  7. Technology enhanced science education

    SBC: Advanced Fuel Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    There is a troubling decline in the number of US citizens training to become scientists and engineers. There are insufficient numbers of qualified science teachers in the middle schools, where interest in science must be kindled. Technology enhanced learning environments (TELEs), which could improve science education, are not being widely deployed. This Phase I project will customize a TELE to a) ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Education
  8. STTR Phase I: Condensing Ejector for Second-Step Compression in Reversed Rankine Cycle

    SBC: MAGNETIC DEVELOPMENT INC            Topic: CT

    This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project is the research and analysis of critical two-phase flow in condensing ejectors.. This proposal takes a novel and broad-based approach to analyzing the two-phase flow processes and brings about the possibility of substantial improvement in design methodology for various components of energy systems. In particular, the application of critical t ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 National Science Foundation
  9. SBIR Phase I: Manufacturing High-Density Defect-Free and Phase-Locked Fiber Laers Arrays

    SBC: PC PHOTONICS            Topic: EL

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project is aimed for manufacturing high-density phase-locked fiber laser arrays that can be made with extremely high precision and quality that will be free from mechanically induced defects. The company has developed a novel technique for coherent power-combining a specially structured group of phase-locked fiber lasers in a common cladding s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 National Science Foundation
  10. SBIR Phase I: Methanation of Diesel Fuels

    SBC: Precision Combustion, Inc.            Topic: CT

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I research project will develop and demonstrate proof-of-concept of a Microlith-based catalytic reactor for reforming Tier II Diesel fuel such that it contains > or =10% CH4 in addition to CO and H2 without allowing coke formation. The proposed reactor will displace the current need for secondary methanation and associated support components, cost and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 National Science Foundation

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