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ORNL's Small Business Programs Office

Small businesses are vital to Oak Ridge National Laboratory and its missions. Year after year, the laboratory has won awards for small business utilization, and has exceeded the Department of Energy's goals. It is the laboratory's policy to work with small businesses to the maximum extent practicable to help achieve the DOE mission.

The Small Business Programs Office is always willing to provide technical assistance and advice. This website is a great resource for additional information.

We look forward to working with you here at ORNL.



Small Business Fridays Begin Summer 2023

Beginning Summer 2023, the ORNL Small Business Programs Office will offer monthly virtual 30-minute one-on-one meetings to provide guidance and answer questions about doing business with the Laboratory.

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DOE, LLNL, and ORNL Women-Owned Small Business Opportunity Day - March 28, 2023

The Department of Energy, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory hosted the Women-Owned Small Business Opportunity Day on March 28, 2023. Please see slide presentations from the event.

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DOE OSDBU and ORNL Virtual Forum - See posted presentations

The DOE Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory hosted a Virtual Forum on January 19, 2022. Please click on the "Events Information" tab at the top of the Home page to view the presentations from the forum.

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New Approach to Staff Augmentation Explained

Please see the attachment for a detailed explanation of ORNL's new approach to staff augmentation subcontracts.

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Fraudulent Email Alert

If you believe you have received a fraudulent email that appears to be from UT-Battelle, LLC, please forward the message to in order to verify its legitimacy before responding to the email or fulfilling the order. UT-B will not be responsible for invoices for products ordered under this scam.

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