DoE offers ‘vouchers’ to work with national labs

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Have you ever wanted to work with a national lab? Are you working on a thorny energy-related problem? Maybe you should consider the Department of Energy’s upcoming American-made Challenge. During this open voucher call, the DoE will offer up to 21 teams up to $100,000 vouchers to work with one of eight national laboratories. The participating labs are:

  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory  
  • Sandia National Laboratories  
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory  
  • Ames National Laboratory 
  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  
  • Argonne National Laboratory 
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Winning teams will have the opportunity to work with a national lab for one year after the award has been made, and will be required to put in a match of $25,000 (in cash or in kind). Teams may be small businesses (among other entities) or individuals. For full details, see Open Voucher Call | HeroX. For more information on opportunities like this, subscribe to the CTC’s newsletter.