EPA Announces Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Program Funding Opportunity.
The US EPA has announced a funding opportunity through its Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program. In Phase I of the program, there are 24 awards of $100,000 each for small businesses (fewer than 500 employees) for research or research and development (R&D) to meet stated agency technology needs or missions. These technology needs include the following topics: 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); Homeland Security (Topic E); and People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) special funding opportunity (Topic F). The deadline for applications is July 17, 2013. Any questions on this solicitation should be directed to Judy Ancharski, Contract Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org or Marsha Johnson, Contracting Officer at email@example.com. You can also contact John Raschko from OTA at (617) 626-1093 to discuss potential projects.