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The Program to Encourage Products and Process Innovation (PEPPI) provided inventors or small business entrepreneurs with financial assistance to build prototypes of inventions and to prove their feasibility. The maximum grant offered was $10,000. PEPPI was administered through the Manufacturing Productivity Section of the Small Business Branch and its predecessors. Following completion of the project under the guidelines involved in program, companies could apply for further grants to market new products. Series consists of case files relating to the Program to Encourage Products and Process Innovation. The files contain applications, technical descriptions of products and processes, samples and drafts of promotional material, interview reports, invoices and related documentation.