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EPA Awards $2 Million to Small Businesses

EPA's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program awarded $2 million to 25 companies in support of technology development toward environmentally sustainable solutions.

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The U.S. EPA's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program recently awarded $2 million to 25 companies in support of technology development toward sustainable solutions for the environment. The SBIR program is part of EPA's Technology Innovation for Environmental and Economic Progress: An EPA Roadmap, which focuses on linking research and development, policy, and finance.

The technological concepts submitted to this year's competition include drinking water monitoring and treatment, sustainable infrastructures, green building, innovation in manufacturing, greenhouse gas reduction, air pollution monitoring, and control and waste monitoring and management. Grants are awarded competitively to organized, for-profit U.S. businesses that have fewer than 500 employees.

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