What could you do with a $300,000 Small Business Award?

Small Business Award

Environmental Protection Agency’s
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces the release of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Solicitation to develop and commercialize new environmental technologies. EPA is one of 11 federal agencies that participate in the SBIR Program as a result of the Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982.

EPA is calling for small businesses to apply for Phase I awards up to $100,000 to demonstrate proof of concept in one of the following topic areas:

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  • air and climate,
  • manufacturing,
  • toxic chemicals,
  • water,
  • building materials,
  • food waste,
  • and homeland security.


Phase I awardees are eligible to receive Phase II funding, up to $300,000 for two years, through an additional application process.

For more information on this small business award, go to: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=b04477b3c2e0fb03bfabf8cbdd4a8f79&tab=core&tabmode=list&undefined