SharkDefense

146 Notch Road
Oak Ridge, NJ 07438

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 1
Total Value of Awards $167K
First Award Date 01/01/10
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/10

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Stroud Eric M. Stroud 1 Message

1 Award Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Science Foundation
Topic: BT4-2010
Budget: 01/01/10 - 12/31/10

This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 project addresses unintended shark catch in commercial fisheries by creating an advanced fishing hook material that is repellent to sharks and not repellent to market-valuable fish. In the commercial longline fishing industry, it is not uncommon to capture more sharks than target fish. Unint...