EPA SBIR Funding Opportunity Released

Jackie BorgetUtah Innovation Center

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2024-2025 SBIR Phase I solicitation is open. Small businesses developing novel environmental technologies in the following areas are invited to apply:

Clean and Safe Water

  • Nature-based Solutions for Water Reuse
  • Technologies for the Treatment of PFAS in Wastewater Sewage Sludge and Biosolids
  • Treatment for Cyanobacteria and Cyanotoxins in Drinking Water at the Household Scale

Air Quality & Climate

  • Technologies and Tools to Monitor and Reduce Air Toxics Exposures
  • Air Pollution Control Technologies for Small Sources

Homeland Security

  • Scenario-Based Training for Disaster Response 

Circular Economy/Sustainable Materials

  • Preventing and Recycling Food Waste
  • Source Reduction and Reuse
  • Lowering Embodied Carbon in the Built Environment

Safer Chemical

  • Rubber Anti-Degradants that are Lower Concern for Human Health and the Environment
  • Next Generation Fertilizers

Proposals are due August 21, 2024. If your Utah small business intends to apply or you have questions about this funding opportunity, please contact the Utah Innovation Center at innovationutah@utah.gov.

For information on the EPA SBIR Program, visit: https://www.epa.gov/sbir/sbir-funding-opportunities