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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. High Speed Room Temperature IR Camera Based on Plasmon Physics

    SBC: Tanner Research, Inc.            Topic: ST051005

    It is desirable to make focal plane arrays (or imaging arrays) with reduced pitch; doing so enables smaller, cheaper and lighter camera systems that provide the same image resolution. Currently, the lower limit on pitch is set by electron/hole diffusion and light diffraction that results in crosstalk between neighboring pixels. Since electron hole pairs generated outside the depletion layer can ...

    STTR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. Cognitive Processing Hardware/Software Elements

    SBC: RESERVOIR LABS INC            Topic: SB041019

    Project focuses on the development of architectures for substantially improving throughput and power for modern cognitive algorithm examples incorporating learning to accelerate inference and implication, with a focus on the programming tools (languages, compilers, optimizers, and runtime) necessary to effectively use such architectures.

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  3. Protective Probiotic Microbes Against IHNV Infection in Rainbow Trout

    SBC: ABN            Topic: N/A

    Infectious Hematopoietic Necrosis Virus (IHNV) causes a significant proportion of disease in trout as well as in salmon. However, there is currently no commercial vaccine available to easily immunize fish against IHNV. A preventive treatment to reduce these considerable losses would be a significant contribution to the farmed salmonid industry. Bacteria belonging to the genera Pseudomonas, Achromo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture
  4. Development of Ara Feed Formulation for Improving Growth and Survival of Atlantic Salmon Smolt

    SBC: ABN            Topic: N/A

    In a standard aquaculture practice, smolts are transferred to ocean net pens without sufficient time period for osmotic adaptation, which results in significant losses to the farmer. In addition to high and unpredictable mortality rates, smolts are not able to grow optimally during their first 40-60 days in seawater. We are proposing to supplement salmon smolt feed with ARA, which may help in smol ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Agriculture
  5. Development of Monoclonal and Polyclonal Antibodies Suitable for a Commercial Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) ELISA

    SBC: ABRAXIS, L.L.C.            Topic: N/A

    Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) is a synthetic chemical which does not occur naturally in the environment,it has been used in many commercial applications. A number of scientific findings since the late 1990's have elevated PFOAs to the category of great environmental concern beacuse of its persistence, and the potential for bioaccumulation and biomagnification. Effective environmental and health pr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Agriculture
  6. A2A Adenosine Receptors and Equine Sepsis

    SBC: ADENOSINE THERAPEUTICS, LLC            Topic: N/A

    Endotoxemia (Sepsis) affects horses of all breeds and ages and is the leading causes of death in adult horses and foals. Consequently, its economic impact on the equine industry in the United States is devastating. This project seeks to develop new treatments for this disease.

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of Agriculture
  7. The Inflammatory Cell Differential Counter, A New Tool to Combat Mastitis On-Site

    SBC: Advanced Animal Diagnostics, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Mastitis, an infection of the milk-producing glands of dairy cows, is a $5 billion problem worldwide. The current, on-site method used to diagnose mastitis, and to monitor its incidence, is to count the total number of "body cells" (white cells and other body cells) present in the milk. There has been little change to this method over the last ten years. Academic studies, conducted with complex in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture
  8. Encapsulated Earthworm Cocoon (eggs) Viability Studies for Sustainable Soil Management

    SBC: Advanced Biotechnology, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Our assertion is that intensive tillage methods have destroyed the viability of our croplands over the last one half century. In order to maintain the ability of these lands to grow crops, we have used and over-used chemical fertilizers which pose an ongoing environmental threat to our air and waterways. The benefits of conservation tillage methods are widely known, however the time to successfull ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture
  9. Soybean Oil Based High Performance Nanocomposites

    SBC: Sensintel Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Epoxidized soybean oil has not been evaluated as a composite matrix to create high performance composites A. Natural fibers and nanoclay particulates will be evaluated as matrix additives to the epoxidized soybean oil. B. The purpose of this study is to evaluate an extrusion based freeforming process to align the fibers and obtain improved mechanical properties.

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture
  10. Processing of Poultry Manure for Fuel Gas Production

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

    Agricultural activities produce large quantities of animal wastes in the form of manures. Currently, the accumulation of manures from animal husbandry operations is a serious threat to water supplies. The technology for conversion of poultry manure into fuel gases by using heat can be integrated with internal combustion (IC) engines, microturnines, or fuel cells and have widespread agricultural us ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Agriculture

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