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A--Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Solicitation

Solicitation Number: SOL-NC-12-00004
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Office: Office of Acquisition Management (OAM)
Location: RTP Procurement Operations Division (RTPPOD)
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Added: Feb 07, 2012 9:54 am
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) contemplates awarding approximately twenty six firm-fixed price contracts under the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Program Phase I , during Fiscal Year 2013. The SBIR Program is a phased process, uniform throughout the Federal Government, of soliciting proposals and awarding contracts for research or research and development (R&D) to meet stated agency needs or missions. During Phase I (covered by this solicitation) contractors shall conduct feasibility-related experimental research or R&D efforts on the following agency topics: A) Water B) Innovation in Manufacturing C) Green Building D) Waste Monitoring E) Air Quality F) Sustainable Utilization of Biomass and G) Homeland Security.

The Phase I awards are expected to be made by February 28, 2013. The period of performance for each Phase I contract will be six (6) months. Upon successful completion of an EPA SBIR Phase I contract, the Phase I contractors will receive the Phase II solicitation and may submit proposals for competitive evaluation. Funding for Phase II shall be based upon the results of Phase I, the quality and soundness of the Phase II workplan and the commercial potential of Phase II technology.

Proposals submitted in response to the solicitation must directly pertain to the EPA?s environmental mission and must be responsive to EPA program interest included in the topic descriptions identified in the solicitation. This procurement is a total small business set-aside. The NAICS code is 541712 and the Small Business Size Standard is 500 employees. The anticipated release date of the solicitation is March 14, 2012, with an expected due date of May 3, 2012. The solicitation will be available on the Internet and can be found at and Firms are encouraged to download the solicitation from these websites. The solicitation document is approximately 65 pages in length, and includes all the requirements, instructions and forms needed for proper proposal submission.

Any questions on this solicitation should be directed to Judy Ancharski, Contract Specialist at or Marsha Johnson , Contracting Officer at
RTPPODUS Environmental Protection Agency109 T.W. Alexander DriveMail Code: E105-02Research Triangle ParkNC27709USA
Judy Ancharski