Want to learn more about DOE lab technologies?

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Technology Transitions' (OTT) Energy I-Corps program relies on a variety of resources and tools to deliver a comprehensive training program for DOE laboratory researchers, accelerate the deployment of energy technologies, and prepare teams for success after graduation.

OTT's Energy I-Corps offers links to tools, training, and opportunities for program alumni and entrepreneurs.

    Opportunities for Program Alumni

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    • Allied Minds - Focuses on venture creation within the life science and technology sectors and forms, funds, and operates a portfolio of companies to generate long-term value for its investors and stakeholders
    • CleanTech Open - Provides entrepreneurs and corporate innovators the resources they need to launch and grow successful cleantech businesses
    • Energy Foundry - Invests venture capital in today's most promising energy innovators, and we work with the world's leading energy companies to build and scale new ventures
    • Evergreen Climate Innovations - Fuels innovation to create a healthier environment and more prosperous future
    • Incubatenergy Network - Accelerates the transition to a sustainable economy through national coordination of incubator resources supporting entrepreneurs focused on clean energy innovation and deployment
    • IP Group - Evolves great ideas into world-changing businesses. We achieve this by systematically helping to create, build and support outstanding intellectual property-based companies
    • Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program (LEEP) - Takes top entrepreneurial scientists and engineers and embeds them within U.S. national laboratories to perform early-stage research and development (R&D) that may lead to the launch of energy or manufacturing businesses in the future
    • National Science Foundation Innovation Corps - Prepares scientists and engineers to extend their focus beyond the university laboratory, and accelerates the economic and societal benefits of NSF-funded, basic-research projects that are ready to move toward commercialization
    • NextEnergy - Accelerate advanced energy, mobility and built environment technologies to enable smarter and more sustainable cities

    Tools and Training for Entrepreneurs

    Program Documents