Kalamazoo, MI 49008

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $196K
First Award Date 01/01/12
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/13

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Bao Lin Bao 1 Message
Newman Nancy Newman 1 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 8.2-2013
Budget: 01/01/13 - 12/31/13
PI: Lin Bao

Global food production from plants is at risk from insect pests. To protect their crops farmers spend a great deal of money on insecticides. For example, US farmers spent $1.2 billion in 2009 on insecticides for crop protection, which resulted in $22.9 billion of additional income due to crops saved from insect damage. However, the number of ins...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 8.2-2012
Budget: 01/01/12 - 12/31/12

This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project proposes to enhance the delivery of a novel class of small insecticidal peptides. Insect damage to crops threatens global food security and as a result farmers grow millions of acres of crops with insecticides expressed as transgenes, and protect millions more acres with spray-on pesticides...