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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. Establishing a New (Cacao) Orchard Industry for Hawaii

    SBC: Great Pacific Chocolate Company, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Cacao trees grow and produce well in Hawaii. How can we develope cacao growing and chocolate production to best utilize this asset? This project research will help define the potential for cocoa production in Hawaii and whether sufficient high end gourmet cocoa products can be produced in a scaled-down factory, appropriate in size for local production, sold at a high enough price and in large enou ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Agriculture
  2. Improved Method of Processing Papayas for Food Safety and Quality

    SBC: IQF DREAM, LLC            Topic: N/A

    Papaya is a major commodity in Hawaii. The Big Island accounted for about 35.7 million of harvested papaya for fresh utilization and 1.8 million pounds for processed utilization. Additional processed utilization of papaya would be valuable to the industry because culls average 30 percent of total harvested papayas. It is estimated the culls that can be processed annually from the independent packi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Agriculture
  3. Converting Locally Collected Waste Plastics into A Clean, Durable Orchid Medium

    SBC: Kamuela Greenhouse/Specialty Orchids            Topic: N/A

    In Hawaii, commonly used, expensively imported organic orchid growth media -- bark and coir -- quickly break down, inviting pathogens, pests and other problems for commercial orchid growers, who are striving to stay competitive amid global expansion in the orchid industry. Also, as an island state with extraordinary environmental attributes, Hawaii has special problems dealing with the solid waste ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Agriculture
  4. Development of a Novel Cold-tolerant, Disease-resistant Shrimp by Intraspecific Hybridization

    SBC: Kona Bay Marine Resources            Topic: N/A

    Cold or tempurate weather limits the location and timing of shrimp farming. If Kona Bay Marine Resources can develop a cold-tolerant, disease-resistant shrimp, U.S. farmers will be able to significantly increase production by growing larger shrimp and reducing crop loss from disease. Ultimately, this will lead to increased production and profitability for U.S. shrimp farmers and reduced reliance o ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Agriculture
  5. Expanding Domestic and Export Markets for Open Ocean Aquaculture Products by Value-Adding

    SBC: Kona Blue Water Farms, LLC            Topic: N/A

    Maintain high market prices for farmed fish as production increasese with industry growth. Find means of preserving product from times of excess harvest without diminishing the brand value. Finally, to foster wider recognition for the product differentiation between open ocean farmed U.S. grown products and foreign imports. The objective is to demostrate that a range of products and processes can ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Agriculture
  6. Increasing the Marketing Efficiency and Profitability of Wyoming's Wool Producers Through Value Adding Under a Local Early Stage Wool

    SBC: Mountain Meadow Wool Co., Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Although the state of Wyoming ranks second in the nation in wool production, a commercial scouring facility does not exist in this region. Raw wool, called greasy, is shipped out of the region, and more often out of the country for further processing. Rarely does this Wyoming product ever return to its state of origin. Value is added outside of the state. During Phase II, we will operate a localiz ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of Agriculture
  7. A Hawaiian Green Tea Cooperative for Rural Development

    SBC: Nakashima Greenhouses            Topic: N/A

    The target area has rural communities strongly desiring to maintain the agricultural base of the region through diversified agriculture. Green tea enjoys great popularity resulting from its association with positive health benefits. A Hawaiian branded product has been shown to have positive marketability. Successful field production is now at the point where cooperative production agreements need ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Agriculture
  8. Vertical Wind Profile Data Collection Using Laser Technology on Unmanned Delivery Platforms.

    SBC: Oceanit Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: SOCOM04007

    The current project will develop and demonstrate a prototype compact, power-efficient all-fiber lidar unit for wind profiling on board UAV's and other aircraft. The system leverages Oceanit's current fiber-laser based lidar development efforts. A unique design provides a rugged system with no moving parts and little maintenance requirements. Efforts in the current project will include prototype s ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
  9. SBIR Phase II: High-Speed, Low-Cost Maskless Lithography

    SBC: ALCES Technology, Inc.            Topic: MI

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will research and develop a maskless lithography tool based on the results of the feasibility study. The company has a unique and proprietary approach to achieve higher throughput and lower cost than currently available maskless lithography tools. The approach will employ Line Light Modulator (LLM) to pattern wafers with a linear arra ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 National Science Foundation
  10. SBIR Phase I: Hydrogen Production from Wind Power and Coal-Bed Methane (CBM) Water

    SBC: Dixon Ladd LLC            Topic: CT

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will explore the feasibility of production of high-quality hydrogen in remote, outdoor locations using locally generated wind power and excess water from coal-bed methane (CBM) wells. After adapting wind survey data from several sources to a specific site in northeast Wyoming, the study will create a multivariate mathematical model to ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 National Science Foundation

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