: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Solicitation
Open Date: 11/18/2015 –
Close Date: 01/07/2016 New Close Date: 01/14/2016
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces the release of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Solicitation to develop and commercialize innovative environmental technologies. The solicitation is posted on FedConnect, and all applications must be submitted through this electronic system. EPA is one of 11 federal agencies that participates in the SBIR Program as a result of the Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982. EPA is calling for small businesses to apply for Phase I awards up to $100,000 to demonstrate proof of concept in the following topic areas: air and climate, integrated cookstove-heating-electricity generation for small homes, manufacturing, toxic chemicals, water, building materials and homeland security. Please see the full solicitation for specific subtopics under each topic area. Successful Phase I companies are eligible to apply for Phase II funding, up to $300,000 for two years, to further develop and commercialize their technologies.
SBIR companies cover a broad spectrum of research areas and are supported by EPA’s Sustainable and Healthy Communities (SHC) research program.
Applicable Category(s): Grant/Fellowship Announcements