Awards

$100K

Monolithic Reagentless Biosensor for Online Monitoring of Waterborne Pathogens

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-07-80
Budget: 05/15/08 - 05/14/09
PI: Xiaoli Su

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop a reagentless biosensor for online monitoring of microbial contaminants in drinking water. The biosensor is based on incorporating several newly emerging technologies into BioDetection Instruments' proprietary sensing platform. A novel monol...

$100K

A Microfluidic Biochip for Rapid Screening of Pesticide Residues

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-07-80
Budget: 05/01/08 - 04/30/09
PI: Xiaoli Su

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop an innovative biochip for rapid screening of pesticide residues in water and food samples. The proposed biochip will be built on BioDetection Instruments' exclusively-licensed patented technology and previous work on biosensors that are base...

$100K

SBIR Phase I: Use of Bacteriophages to Prevent Foodborne Illness Associated with Raw Produce

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: 2008
Budget: 01/01/08 - 12/31/08
PI: Dr. Lisa Bielke

This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I research develops a bacteriophage-based spray/dip to disinfect whole or sliced fresh produce. This research will utilize key patent pending processes that will reduce the cost and safety concerns of commercial-scale production of bacteriophage preparations. By utilizing multiple-host-range, alterna...

$100K

SBIR Phase I: A versatile valveless mutlichannel parallel bioassay system

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: 2008
Budget: 01/01/08 - 12/31/08
PI: Xiao-Li Su

This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I research project will develop a versatile high throughput bioassay system. The proposed system will be built on a patent-pending biosensing technology that has been exclusively licensed from the University of Arkansas. Using this technology, the company has obtained promising preliminary results fo...

$494K

SBIR Phase II: A Portable Dissolved Oxygen Delivery System for Rapid Treatment of Organic Spills

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: 2008
Budget: 01/01/08 - 12/31/08
PI: Clay Thompson

This SBIR Phase II project completes the design, construction, and testing of the largest readily portable Supersaturated Dissolved Oxygen (SDOXTM) injection system developed in smaller scale in Phase I. During the first year of the project, the SDOX will be used to study the effect of dissolved oxygen addition on water quality and fish health ...

Unknown

In-field Detection Instrument for Rapid Screening of Avian Influenza Viruses

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-06-20
Budget: 07/10/07 - 01/31/09
PI: Xiaoli Su

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase I project proposes to investigate the capture and concentration of avian influenza (AI) viruses using a patent-pending, bio-nanobead based sample preparation procedure and specific detection of the captured viruses with a patented capillary immunosensor. The novel sample preparation technique ...

$150K

STTR Phase I: Engineered Bacteriophage Based Biosensor for Rapid Detection of Viable Foodborne Pathogens

Phase 1 STTR

Institution: University of Arkansas

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: 2007
Budget: 01/01/07 - 12/31/07
PI: Xiao-Li Su

This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project demonstrates the feasibility for the development of an innovative biosensor system for rapid and sensitive detection of viable foodborne pathogens. The core technology of the proposed system is to introduce a genetically engineered material, as a cell viability reporter, a signal amp...

$100K

SBIR Phase I: Delivery of Hyper-concentrated Dissolved Ozone for More Effective Treatment of Drinking Water

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: 2007
Budget: 01/01/07 - 12/31/07
PI: Clay Thompson

This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project proposes to test the effectiveness, efficiency and safety of a pilot-scale Hyper-concentrated Dissolved Ozone (HYDOZTM) Injector system for use within municipal drinking water treatment plants for prevention and removal of disinfection byproducts (DBP), removal of off-flavors from algae (MI...

$375K

A High-performance Food Pathogen Detection Instrument

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/06 - 08/31/08
PI: Xiaoli Su

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The primary objective of this Phase II project is to develop an innovative benchtop instrument for use on-site at food processing facilities with high performance, ease-of-use, and a low per sample cost for rapid, specific, and sensitive detection of multiple pathogens including Escherichia coli O157:H7, Lis...

$100K

SBIR Phase I: A Portable Dissolved Oxygen Delivery System for Rapid Treatment of Organic Spills

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: 2006
Budget: 01/01/06 - 12/31/06
PI: Clay Thompson

This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will engineer a fully automated, trailer-mounted Supersaturated Dissolved Oxygen Injector (SDOX) and determine the effects of addition of dissolved oxygen (DO) to impaired waterways. Waterways with low dissolved oxygen cannot support fish and other aquatic life and are dominated by ...

Load More