CRONUS, LLC

10806 LONGWOODS RD
Easton, MD 21601

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $476K
First Award Date 01/01/09
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/10

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
General John General 1 Message
Willis Jan E. Willis 1 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 8.9-2010
Budget: 01/01/10 - 12/31/10

The U.S. poultry industry produces two billion pounds of feathers each year, which are considered waste biomaterials and currently converted into low value protein for use in animal feed. In Europe, feathers are autoclaved or burned and then buried as a waste material due to regulations prohibiting animal by-products in feed. A more appropriate ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 2009
Budget: 01/01/09 - 12/31/09

Situation: The U.S. poultry industry annually produces two billion pounds of feathers; considered waste biomaterials, they are converted into low value protein for use in animal feed. Feathers are not utilized for their unique structural properties as strong, lightweight fiber made of the protein keratin, which can be used to enhance the strengt...