DEVELOPMENT OF IMPROVED FEEDER FOR MICE

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$327,000.00
Award Year:
1988
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
4912
Agency Tracking Number:
4912
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
6340 East Valley Green Road, Flourtown, PA, 19031
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Joseph V Lambert
Principal Investigator
(215) 233-5671
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
AN INNOVATIVE MOUSEFEEDER HAS BEEN DESIGNED BY LAMBERT ASSOCIATES TO ELIMINATE THE UNIVERSAL PROBLEMS OF SPILLAGE AND SOILAGE IN LABORATORY RESEARCH. PHASE I HAS TWO GOALS: (1) TO EMPIRICALLY EVALUATE THE LAMBERT ASSOCIATES FEEDER AGAINST SEVERAL PRESENTLY AVAILABLE COMMERCIAL FEEDERS, (2) TO DEVELOP PREPRODUCTION PROTOTYES IN STAINLESS STEEL AND INCLEAR PLASTIC FOR USE WITH BOTH POWDER AND PELLET DIETS. THE GOALS OF PHASE II ARE: (1) TO ASSESS THE MARKET AND DEVELOP A MARKETING PLAN, (2) TO EXPLORE THE POTENTIAL FOR LICENSING, (3) TO ASSESS THE POSSIBILITY OF ADAPTING THE DESIGN FOR OTHER RODENT AND SMALL ANIMAL POPULATIONS.

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