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Supporting high quality research by the nation's leading scientists and engineers to improve EPA's scientific basis for decisions on national environmental issues. EPA supports leading edge extramural research in exposure, effects, risk assessment, and risk management through competitions for STAR grants, fellowships, and research contracts under the Small Business Innovative Research Program.

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2014 EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships For Undergraduate Environmental Study
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships program, is offering undergraduate fellowships for bachelor level students in environmental fields of study. (CFDA: 66.509)
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Cambrian Ribbon Cutting Cambrian Innovation Blog
The next time you enjoy a cold, refreshing beer or glass of wine, you might also be helping the environment.
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U.S. EPA SBIR Company Receives Honor as a Top Ten Innovative Company for Energy by Fast Company Magazine
Recently reported in Fast Company Magazine, Okeanos Technologies, a U.S.  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program award recipient, is one of the 2014’s top 10 innovative companies for energy. (CFDA: 66.509)
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U.S. EPA SBIR Company NEI Corporation: Self-Healing Coating Receives Patent
NEI Corporation, a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program award recipient, has received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trade Office for their self-healing, corrosion protection coating technology. (CFDA: 66.509)
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ACTA Technology presents US EPA with copy of their patent
US EPA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) awardee, ACTA Technology, presented James H. Johnson, Director of the US EPA National Center for Environmental Research, and April Richards, Program Manager of the US EPA’s SBIR Program, with a copy of their “Red Ribbon” patent. The presentation was a gesture of gratitude for their US EPA SBIR Phase I award, which led to the successful development of their patented technology. (CFDA: 66.509)
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EPA Awards Almost $9 Million in Grants to Researchers Working to Improve Water Quality
At the 14th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy announced grants to four research institutions for innovative and sustainable water research to manage harmful nutrient pollution. (CFDA: 66.509)
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EPA SBIR Recipient -- Winner of the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
Faraday Technology, a 2011 Environmental Protection Agency Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) recipient, was recently announced as a winner of the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. (CFDA: 66.509)
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EPA Releases New Report on the Impact of 10 Years of Tribal Environmental Research
The report, A Decade of Tribal Environmental Health Research: Results and Impacts from EPA’s Extramural Grants and Fellowships Programs (PDF) (60 pp, 7.6 MB), summarizes over a decade of Tribal Environmental Health Research. (CFDA: 66.509)
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Pregnant WomanNew Study Shows Changes in Genes during Pregnancy May Cause Long-Term Health Effects in Children
A new study shows that a change in groups of genes turned "on" and "off” may last from before birth at least into early childhood. Children of mothers with a high body mass index (BMI) may show more of these changes, and could cause lasting health effects in children. (CFDA: 66.509)
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