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Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides contracting opportunities for small and disadvantaged businesses. If your business can provide quality products and services on time and within budget, we want to talk to you!

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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.



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Four Small Businesses Recognized at ORNL FY22 Small Business Awards

Hosted by the Small Business Programs Office in the Contracts Division, the ORNL FY22 Small Business Awards recognized the capabilities and contributions of four small business subcontractors and one staff member that have supported the mission of ORNL during fiscal year 2022.

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

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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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