Scientific Methods, Inc.

12441 Beckley St.
Granger, IN 46530

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 5
Total Value of Awards $859K
First Award Date 01/01/05
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/06

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Hsu Fu-Chih Hsu 5 Message
Larkin Rebecca C. Larkin 2 Message

5 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 2006
Budget: 01/01/06 - 12/31/06

One of the most vulnerable sectors in the food industry includes "ready-to-eat" fruits and vegetables that may be consumed without peeling, pasteurization, or cooking. Increases in the year-round consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables that are out of season in the United States, coupled with the relaxation of international trade restrictions...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Topic: 2006
Budget: 01/01/06 - 12/31/06

The Phase II goals aim to build upon the successful feasibility study completed during Phase I study and to complete the research required to commercialize the functionalized silica beads for virus detection and point-of use treatment applications. The primary Phase II objectives are aimed at developing two products: (1) a virus `capture-and-r...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Topic: 2006
Budget: 01/01/06 - 12/31/06

The goal of this research project is to develop a simple, rapid and highly automated sample collection system that will concentrate a broad range of pathogens simultaneously. The system will integrate continuous flow centrifugation with an innovative positively charged filter so that large (i.e. protozoan parasites and bacteria) and small (i.e....

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Topic: 2005
Budget: 01/01/05 - 12/31/05

The need for a simple, reliable, efficient, and inexpensive virus capture system is an essential step for detecting viruses, such as adenoviruses, caliciviruses, coxsackieviruses and echoviruses in Contaminant Candidate List 2 ([email protected]), in water supplies. The currenly available methods are membrane-based techniques that require preconditioning wa...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 2005
Budget: 01/01/05 - 12/31/05

Foodborne outbreaks of infectious disease have been associated with the contamination of fresh produce by infectious microorganisms such as hepatitis A virus. However, the indicator microorganisms currently used to assess the level of contamination in fresh produce are limited to bacterial microorganisms such as the total and fecal coliform grou...