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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. Establish Effective Feeding and Harvest Protocol for Rainbow Smelt

    SBC: HARMON BROOK FARM            Topic: N/A

    Present supplies of rainbow smelt, both for live bait and human consumption, are provided, almost exclusively, by commercial harvest of wild populations. This project will develop alternative sources of rainbow smelt for the market and eventually reduce the harvest of wild populations. This project will shift the focus from commercial fishing of wild public resources to commercial fish culture tec ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Agriculture
  2. A Business Model for Productive Successful Aging in Place in Rural Maine

    SBC: Lilliana Jodoin-Reitman, DBA Global Wellness            Topic: N/A

    Many rural older adults are often forced to leave the homes in which they have raised families and lived for decades because they can no longer physically, financially, or emotionally maintain their homes. Until now, little attention has been focused on technological tools, social structures, and practical ways to empower people to remain in their homes. This proposal fills that gap. The demograph ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Agriculture
  3. 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
  4. Develop a Lobster Branding Strategy that Leverages Maine's Quality Reputation and Exploits Growing Demand for Ready to Prepare Meals

    SBC: Saltwater Marketing, LLC            Topic: N/A

    Lobster is sold today on a non-branded commodity basis with little regard for consumer desires and needs. The opportunity to build a Maine lobster brand is threatened by new Country of Origin regulations since today basic meat extraction practices take place primarily in Canada. Creating a brand of value-added Maine lobster products offers a significant opportunity to turn a commodity driven sale ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Agriculture
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. SBIR Phase I: Atlantic Cod Nodavirus Vaccine

    SBC: Maine BioTek, Inc.            Topic: BT

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop a novel recombinant vaccine for the control of viral nervous necrosis (VNN) of cultured Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) in New England and Atlantic Canada. The Atlantic cod nodavirus causes VNN which is characterized by the appearance of lesions in the brain and retina, abnormal swimming behavior, and dark coloring. The acu ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 National Science Foundation
  8. SBIR Phase I: A Lateral Field Excited Immunosensor for Pathogenic Bacteria in Drinking Water

    SBC: Mainely Sensors, LLC            Topic: EL

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will demonstrate the feasibility of a lateral field excited (LFE) acoustic wave immunosensor for the detection of the pathogenic bacteria, E. coli, in drinking water. Current methods of testing drinking water for E. coli have several major drawbacks, which include time- and labor-intensive sample collection and lengthy laboratory analyses tha ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 National Science Foundation

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