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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.

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  1. Ethylene Permeation in Control of Fruit Ripening

    SBC: COMPACT MEMBRANE SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: 85

    All fruits and vegetables generate ethylene.Even low concentrations of ethylene accelerate fruitripening.A process that removes ethylene as it is generated can play a central role in maintainingthe freshness of fruits and vegetables.Hence much effort and significant cost normally go into thecontrol of the atmosphere and temperature to which these fruits and vegetables are exposed largelyto reduce ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Agriculture
  2. Drivetrain For High Capacity Factor Distributed Wind Turbine

    SBC: Pecos Wind Power, Inc.            Topic: 86

    Distributed wind turbines present an opportunity for rural end-users to significantly reduce theirexposure to high and volatile electricity prices while increasing their electric security. The criticalproblems that limit the deployment of distributed wind turbines particularly small-scale systemsless than 100kW are fundamental inabilities to compete on cost with other sources of generationand achi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Agriculture
  3. BUILDERS Classroom: BlocksCAD for Understanding, Innovating, and Learning Design Engineering for the STEM Classroom

    SBC: BlocksCAD Inc            Topic: 86

    BUILDERS Classroom represents a revolutionary and transformative advance for teachingK12 students crucial skills for Computer Aided Design (CAD) spatial cognition modeling andComputational Thinking (CT).BlocksCAD Inc. will leverage the widely popular BlocksCADsoftware to create BUILDERS Classroom. BUILDERS Classroom supports Topic Area 8.6 -Rural and Community Development - with a focus on improvi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Agriculture
  4. Increasing Domestic Salmonid Production In An Economically And Environmentally Sustainable System

    SBC: Ward Aquafarms LLC            Topic: 812

    The east coast of the United States has a prospering and growing shellfish aquaculture industry withover 1000 small farms producing $45 million annually in dockside revenue. However there arecurrently no marine finfish aquaculture operations outside of limited salmon operations in the stateof Maine. This is partially due to difficulty in securing permits for finfish operations and partiallydue to ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Agriculture
  5. Intelligent Mapping of the Farm Using Low-Cost, GPS-Enabled Cameras During Existing Farm Activities

    SBC: NWB SENSORS INC.            Topic: 812

    With the advent of precision agriculture the way we farm is changing. Technologies exist to addprecision to all aspects of the farm; however these practices all require information that is notreadily available to the small farm. Current field mapping technology has a financial and timecommitment that puts it out of reach of small farms. The aim of the proposed research is to enableprecision agricu ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of Agriculture
  6. Effective Antimicrobial Treatment to Prevent Carcass Contamination

    SBC: Giner, Inc.            Topic: 85

    Despite an extensive system of inspections and regulatory requirements for good sanitarypractices food poisoning due to bacterial contamination remains a significant issue. Manydifferent disease-causing microbes or pathogens can contaminate foods and lead to foodborneillnesses. Every year as many as one in six Americans experiences a foodborne illness. There isan ongoing need in the food industry ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of Agriculture
  7. Combating potato soft rot with free-living phagocytes

    SBC: AMEBAGONE, INC.            Topic: 82

    AmebaGone Inc is developing a novel microbial pesticide for the prevention of soft rot in potatotubers. Each year an estimated 15-30% of the U.S. potato crop is lost to soft rot representing amarket loss of $0.57B-$1.13B. There is currently no effective treatment available for this disease.Our solution is a biological treatment that uses the predatory power of Dictyostelids ("Dicty" forshort) inst ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of Agriculture
  8. On-Farm Conversion of Solar Energy, Water, and Carbon Dioxide to Hydrocarbon Fuel

    SBC: Giner, Inc.            Topic: 812

    Fossil fuels are the dominant energy source in the agriculture sector, comprising a large fraction of farming operational expenditures and emitting CO2 as a greenhouse gas. Despite recent market penetration, renewable energy adoption on farms remains low. Large capital costs, intermittency, and immobility of renewable energy prevents adoption on small and mid-size farms. A particularly detrimental ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Agriculture
  9. Small and Mid-size Farm Efficiency Ecosystem

    SBC: Boston Labs Design and Development LLC            Topic: 812

    Small farms are critical to the futureof America. Small farms promote and sustain communities, create jobs, improve the health of the land and of the people who live on it. Currently small to mid-sized farms raising pasture-based livestock have been left to invent/build their own feeding/watering systemsand are at a disadvantage to large, fully automated, high-efficiency systems on large scale far ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Agriculture
  10. Combined Fermentation-based Biosynthesis and Whole-Animal Screening Platform for Biobased Nematicide Discovery & Commercialization

    SBC: MANUS BIOSYNTHESIS, INC.            Topic: 813

    Plant parasitic nematodes cause over $125 billion USD a year in food production losses, or over 12% of all crops. Regulatory changes are resulting in fewer options for nematode control for farmers and requiring that new products be more sustainable in use. Optimized through evolutionary processes for biological activity, natural products (NPs) are a rich source of bioactive molecules that are biod ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Agriculture

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