2011 News and Events Archive
Grantee Research Project Results
- PROMOTING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES: Developing and Exploring Linkages Between Public Health Indicators, Exposure and Hazard Data Webcast. To view the webcast of this workshop, please select the appropriate link below to register.
Promoting Healthy Communities Day 1: 09/26/2011 - 8:00 a.m. Eastern
Promoting Healthy Communities Day 2: 09/27/2011 - 8:00 a.m. Eastern
- EPA Grants $3 Million to Support Chemical Toxicity Research - For Info on These 4 Grants See: http://www.epa.gov/ncer/comptoxmodeling
- EPA's P3 Expo Winners [Read More]
- Dillard University Oil Spill Research Competition Workshop [Read More]
- Amendment to the SBIR Phase I Solicitation - SOL-NC-11-00012
An amendment was made to correct and incorporate the appropriate dates under Section I "Program Description" (b) (2). The issuance of Phase II solicitation will be on/about July 15, 2012, and proposals will be due on/about September 15, 2012. View Amendment (1 pp, 84 K, about PDF)
- 2011 STAA Nomination Deadline Extended
The Nomination Deadline for the 2011 STAA competition has been extended to midnight ET Thursday, February 10, 2011.
- The Tibbetts Awards are presented to those small businesses and individuals judged to exemplify the best in the SBIR program. The award is named for Roland Tibbetts, acknowledged as the father of the SBIR program, and is presented to companies and individuals that promote the mission and goals of the SBIR program and STTR. Open: November 15, 2010 - Closing: December 15, 2010 Closed
- The first annual SBIR Hall of Fame Awards national ceremony is scheduled to be held in Washington, DC on February 15, 2011. The SBIR Hall of Fame awards will be made to firms with a long period of extraordinary success of research, innovation, and commercialization within the SBIR program.
- Upcoming RFA on Innovative Drinking Water Treatment Technologies in Small Systems [Read More]
Fourteen scientific reviews and one summary overview paper commissioned by the EPA during a symposium on the Science of Disproportionate Environmental Health Impacts in March 2010 were completed and are now published in the American Journal of Public Health.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded 45 grants to teams of college and university students across the country who will design creative solutions to sustainability challenges in the developed and developing world.
ISEE awarded the 2011 John Goldsmith Award for Outstanding Contributions to Environmental Epidemiology to Dr. Hertz-Picciotto for her groundbreaking research on autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders affecting growing numbers of children worldwide.
The purpose of this session is to share two products of a March 2010 US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Symposium on the science of disproportionate environmental health impacts with the public health community and other environmental justice stakeholders.
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Three independent investigations published online ahead of print in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP), all reached similar conclusions, associating prenatal exposure to organophosphate (OP) pesticides with IQ deficits in school-age children.
Earth Day Weekend 2011 brought the 7th Annual Sustainable Design Expo to the Washington DC Mall where 55 College teams competed for P3 2nd Phase follow-on grants to help bring their new ideas to the marketplace.
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Planetforward.org is spotlighting EPA's P3 program and has featured P3 team videos as an editor's pick of the week.
Two EPA SBIR recipients, ATMI and Operational Technologies Corporation have been recognized by SBA through the Tibbetts Award and SBIR Hall of Fame Award for their success in driving innovation and creating new jobs.
As vice chair, Nora Savage has been coordinating the development of the 2011 Gordon Conference on Environmental Nanotechnology.
Permaculture is sustainable land use design based on ecological and biological principles, often using patterns that occur in nature to create stable, productive systems that provide for human needs, harmoniously integrating the land with its inhabitants. In a permaculture system the outputs of one element become the inputs of another.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of the P3-People, Prosperity and the Planet Award Program, is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, and design solutions to real world challenges involving the overall sustainability of human society. The P3 competition highlights the use of scientific principles in creating innovative projects focused on sustainability.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships program, is offering Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) undergraduate fellowships for bachelor level students in environmental fields of study.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is offering Graduate Fellowships for master’s and doctoral level students in environmental fields of study.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing to conduct research necessary to identify, develop and demonstrate novel and innovative treatment technologies and approaches for small public drinking water systems.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications for research in development of high-throughput assays for use in analyzing chemicals or mixtures of chemicals to explain how exposure can be causally related to adverse, apical outcomes related to development and reproduction.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites small business firms to submit research proposals under this Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Solicitation. The SBIR program is a phased process across the Federal Government of soliciting proposals and awarding funding agreements for research (R) or research and development (R&D) to meet stated agency needs or missions.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Research and Development (ORD), is seeking applications proposing research on expanding adjoint methods in chemical transport models to account for source attribution of radiative forcing from short-lived climate forcers.
As part of the federal government's response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, EPA is seeking applications to develop a research program to mitigate the impact of oil spills.
Extreme Event Impacts on Air Quality and Water Quality with a Changing Global Climate
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing the development of assessments, tools and techniques, and demonstration of innovative technologies for providing information and capacity to adequately prepare for climate-induced changes in extreme events in the context of air and water quality management.
Dynamic Air Quality Management
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing research to lay the scientific foundation for improving the air quality management system.
EPA is seeking proposals for integrated, transdisciplinary research centers that will advance scientific understanding of how to influence human and institutional behavior to prevent pollution from entering Chesapeake Bay.
EPA’s Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program awarded nine grants to support research to study the role and effects of black carbon.
The US Environmental Protection Agency has awarded nearly $3 million to better understand how the liver responds to environmental toxicants.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than $1 million to the University of Pittsburgh to conduct a study designed to increase the quality of life for children who live in underserved communities and suffer from asthma.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding nearly $2.25 million to 10 small companies to support the development of new technologies for protecting the environment and public health.
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded grants today to six college teams across the country who participated in the 7th annual EPA People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) award competition held at the National Sustainable Design Expo on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $32 million to fund four new Clean Air Research Centers at universities conducting cutting edge air pollution research.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in collaboration with the UK Natural Environment Research Council, has awarded $5.5M to support research on nanoscale materials.
EPA Awards $25 Million to Improve Air Quality
Over the course of five years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $25 million to the Health Effects Institute (HEI) to help address the latest challenges to improving air quality and protecting health
EPA Awards $7 Million to Study Effects of Pollution Exposures and Social Stressors on Communities: Research grants aim to gather comprehensive community wide data on human health impacts
As part of the Science to Achieve Results (STAR) research grants program, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $7 million to fund cumulative human health risk assessment research.
Webinar: EPA SBIR Program - December 8, 2011
National SBIR Fall Conference - November 6 - 9, 2011
Water and Energy Nexus Technology Innovation Forum - October 5 - 6, 2011
Consequences of Global Climate Change: Water Quality Impacts, Ecological Impacts & Nonlinear Responses - September 20 - 22, 2011
2011 EPA STAR Graduate Fellowship Conference - September 19 - 20, 2011
U.S. EPA/ORD Behavioral/Social Sciences Town Hall Meeting- June 7 – 8, 2011
7th Annual National Sustainable Design Expo - April 16 - 17, 2011
SBIR National Conference - April 10 - 13, 2011
Clean Air Research "New" Centers Kick-Off Meeting - April 7 - 8, 2011
SBIR and State Funding Opportunities & Proposal Preparation Workshop - March 28, 2011
SBIR Phase I Kick-Off Meeting - March 22, 2011
SBIR Regional Conference - March 7, 2011
Computational Toxicology Tools for Risk Assessment Workshop - February 8, 2011
2011 U.S. EPA Benefits of Environmental Information Disclosure Meeting - January 18, 2011