Food & Agrosystems Inc.

P.o. Box 62186
Sunnyvale, CA 94088

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 5
Total Value of Awards $741K
First Award Date 01/01/90
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/97

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Parks Thomas R. Parks 5

5 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Topic: 97-1
Budget: 01/01/97 - 12/31/97

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Topic: 94-1
Budget: 01/01/94 - 12/31/94

Efficient use of storage aboard space vehicles and manned bases will grow in importance as mission duration is extended and resupply becomes necessary. Foods, prepared in individual portion- packs, convenient for short duration missions, may be a disadvantage for longer missions because of storage space taken up by extra packaging, and packaging...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Topic: 94-1
Budget: 01/01/94 - 12/31/94

Wheat can provide space crews with pasta, meat substitutes, pancakes, fresh bread, and other baked goods. Cultivars currently being develop for NASA are significantly higher in protein than is desirable for baking. Wheat protein (gluten) has a "chewiness" and bland flavor which make it highly useful as a meat analog. Common gluten separation pro...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Topic: 91-2
Budget: 01/01/91 - 12/31/91

CHANGES IN PRODUCTION AND HARVESTING TO ACHIEVE SHORTER PRODUCTION CYCLES IN CELSS MAY ENABLE HUMAN CONSUMPTION OF PLANT FRACTIONS NOT TRADITIONALLY EATEN. THESE FRACTIONS MAY IMPROVE NUTRITIONAL BALANCE BY INCREASING FIBER INTAKE. THE PROPOSED PROGRAM WOULD UTILIZE SEARCHES OF AVAILABLE LITERATURE AS WELL AS CONTACTS WITH SCIENTISTS AND TECHNOL...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Topic: 90-1
Budget: 01/01/90 - 12/31/90