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Small Business Innovation Research Phase I Program Solicitation

SBIR LogoThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program, is seeking Phase 1 applications proposing research to develop and commercialize new environmental technologies in the areas of Safe and Sustainable Water Resources (Topic A. Water), Chemical Safety for Sustainability (Topic B. Innovation in Manufacturing), Sustainable and Healthy Communities (Topic C. Waste), Air/Climate/Energy (Topic D. Air Quality), E. Homeland Security, and F. People, Prosperity, and the Planet (P3) Special Funding Opportunity. 

The objective of the SBIR program is to increase the incentive and opportunity for small businesses to undertake cutting edge, high-risk, research that has a high potential payoff if the research is successful.

SBIR awardees cover a broad spectrum of research disciplines, and fall in line with EPA’s national research program, Sustainable and Healthy Communities (SHC). Under this research program, EPA funds and conducts research to improve human health, and preserve the environment for a sustainable future.

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