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Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program

Are you an entrepreneur with an idea for green technology? EPA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program may be an opportunity to help advance your innovation. Learn About SBIR.

SBIR Program Overview (PDF)(2 pp, 3 MB, 6/23/2020)

EPA is one of 11 federal agencies that participate in the SBIR Program established by the Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982. EPA issues annual solicitations for Phase I and Phase II research proposals from science and technology-based firms. Phase II contracts are limited to small businesses that have successfully completed their Phase I projects.