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The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program is part of EPA's overall program for small businesses. EPA provides funding directly to private companies for environmental research and technology development. The EPA Annual Solicitation includes topics for protecting the Great Lakes (EPA Region 5), Middle America (Region 7), EPA Office of Water and Critical EPA Needs including topics on water and air pollution, solid and hazardous waste management, pollution prevention, nanotechnology, homeland security and more. To introduce the topics in this year's Phase I Solicitation, several regional workshops have been organized. We hope you will attend one of the following workshops:


  • March 23, 2012
    The EPA's Annual SBIR Phase I Kick-Off Meeting will be held March 23, 2012, in Washington, DC, to answer any questions you may have about your Phase I award as well as to aid you in preparing a successful Phase II application. [Read More]


  • December 8, 2011
    Webinar: EPA SBIR Program Webinar will be held December 8, 2011EPA will provide an overview of the Federal SBIR program, with emphasis on EPA's SBIR program. [Read More]
  • November 6 - 9, 2011
    SBA's National SBIR Fall Conference will be held November 6 - 9, 2011, in New Orleans, LA, for anyone wanting to learn more about key facets of the federal SBIR/STTR (Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer) programs. [Read More]


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