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Company Information:

Address: 1610 NE EASTGATE BLVD
Pullman, WA 99163 5625
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
Phone: (208) 413-1180

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $240,000.00 3

Award List:

Moving baffle for improving solids transport and reducing labor costs and phosphorous discharge in aquaculture raceways

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Craig S. Frear
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Flow-through raceways have velocities below that needed to remove solids from rearing areas and thus require intermittent, manual sweeping to remove the solids producing long solid residence times and exposure to mechanical breakage which results in increased phosphorous leaching and poor fish… More

SBIR Phase I: Development of a Two-Stage Culture Process for Production of Omega 3 Rich Algae from Biodiesel Waste Glycerol for Use as an Aquaculture Fish Feed Supplement

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Craig S. Frear, MA
Award Amount: $80,000.00
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project develops a two-stage culture process of heterotrophic microalgae with a high cell density of more than 100 g/L to produce omega-3 fatty acids, specifically DHA, from the crude glycerol produced as a by-product by the biodiesel industry.… More

Ammonia Removal and Recovery System Integrated with Anaerobic Digestion for Mitigating Air and Water Quality Impacts of Animal Operations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Craig Frear, CEO
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) continue to experience every increasing pressure regarding nutrient overloads and air and water environmental concerns on their farms. Additionally the producers are subject to every growing and skyrocketing fuel and fertilizer costs. This USDA SBIR… More