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Cleveland company wins EPA innovation research contract

Release Date: 03/02/2007
Contact Information: Estella Waldman, (202) 343-9803, Phillippa Cannon, (312) 353-6218,

No. 07-OPA033

CHICAGO (Mar. 2, 2007) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will give Technology Management Inc., 9718 Lake Shore Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio, a $70,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract. The company received the money to develop a new method for converting biomass such as plant and animal wastes into liquid fuels. The company is one of 36 nationally to receive an SBIR contract.

The purpose of the SBIR program is to strengthen the role of small businesses in federally funded research and development, and help develop a stronger national base for technical innovation. An SBIR small business is defined as a for-profit organization with no more than 500 employees.
EPA solicits research proposals for SBIR grants each year. The next Phase I solicitation opens on March 15 and closes May 16, 2007. For more information go to

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