The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE’s) Build4ScaleTM training helps energy hardware innovators avoid the common pitfalls of product design by teaching them manufacturing design fundamentals in the early stages of prototype development, and provides them with the information they need to work with manufacturers on first production runs.

Visit to access the six training modules and other resources, including a self-assessment tool and resource library.

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AIM Onshore is looking for creative ways deliver the Build4Scale training to innovators and facilitate new partnerships between the innovators and domestic manufacturers. For more information, go to and click on the "AIM Onshore Prize” tab.