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Our Programs

We offer programs that turn students, entrepreneurs, researchers, and business owners into the next generation of energy innovators. Learn how to apply to a program by going to their individual pages.

A subsidized program that supports the commercialization of National Lab technologies and build out their commercialization ecosystem. 

Program Status: See page for more info on each initiative
Who’s It For: Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, and Researchers

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An immersive, two-month training program that lets researchers define tech value propositions, conduct stakeholder interviews, and develop viable market pathways for their technologies.

Program Status: Cohort 18 in progress
Who’s It For: Researchers, Entrepreneurs, and Startups

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A $4 million competitive funding program for the nation’s most innovative incubators supporting energy innovation clusters. 

Program Status: Judging Round 3, Phase 1 submissions
Who’s It For: Entrepreneurs, Incubators, and Startups

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Students compete for over $400,000 in cash prizes for identifying a promising energy technology, assessing its market potential, and creating a business plan for commercialization.

Program Status: Competing teams selected. All regional events will be held February 27th, 28th, or 29th.
Who’s It For: Students and Universities

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A paid opportunity for undergraduate STEM and business students to experience DOE’s National Laboratory system, boost entrepreneurial thinking, and explore energy technology markets. 

Program Status: Reviewing applications
Who’s It For: Undergraduate STEM and Business Students

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Learn how to launch a technology-focused venture by leveraging DOE’s extensive portfolio of intellectual property across the national laboratory network. 

Program Status: N/A
Who’s It For: Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, and Researchers

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Streamlining commercialization by allowing certain projects to accessing our 17 National Laboratories, lower transaction costs and improve how the labs serve the private sector effectively. 

Program Status: N/A
Who’s It For: Researchers and Entrepreneurs

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Other Services

Market Analysis

From trend forecasting to technology maturation, we leverage marketing analysis to advanced energy technologies across the DOE and our National Labs.

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We identify key issues and develop policies that address those areas and advance the Department’s technology transfer mission.

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Lab Partnering

Our Lab Partnering Service offers unprecedented access to the world’s most advanced scientific facilities and researchers

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Success Stories

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