Apply by March 4th for the CU Cleantech New Venture Challenge!

clock January 31, 2013 16:04
Do you have a great idea for a technology that will change the face of the cleantech sector? Well you have an opportunity to pitch that idea at the University of Colorado Boulder's (CU) Cleantech New Venture Challenge. The CU Cleantech New Venture Challenge Business Plan Competition gives students an entrepreneurial experience that can not only change lives, but also maybe even change the world. Apply by March 4th to compete! [More]


MIT Clean Energy Prize: Want to Learn More?

clock January 23, 2013 15:25
MIT has released a great short video about how to get involved in their Business Plan Competition, the MIT Clean Energy Prize. The Clean Energy Prize is one of the regional competitions supported by the U.S. Department of Energy National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. Watch the quick video ... [More]


Radiator Labs: Working to Bring Steam Into the 21st Century

clock January 23, 2013 14:55
Radiator Labs, a competitor in the 2012 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition as the winner of the MIT Clean Energy Prize, is launching a pilot project at Columbia University with the Fraunhofer CSE TechBridge program, an EERE Innovation Ecosystems grant recipient. Radiator Labs' innovative technology seeks to manage heat loss from steam powered radiators by creating a state-of-the-art retrofit. [More]


Ohio Students Contend for Clean Energy Challenge

clock January 15, 2013 13:12
The 2013 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition is entering its first stage of competition at the regional level, with the Ohio Clean Energy Challenge event right around the corner. On January 29th, some of Ohio’s most innovative student entrepreneurs will pitch their cutting-edge technologies and business plans to a judging panel of industry experts and investment professionals in Columbus. [More]


Forbes 30 Under 30 Highlights Competitors in the 2012 DOE Business Plan Competition

clock January 10, 2013 11:51
For the second year, Forbes has released its annual "30 Under 30" list, highlighting the best and the brightest young minds spanning different sectors who are ready to change the world. Forbes editors and reporters worked with panels of expert judges to chose the field’s preeminent stars under the age of 30 for each category, ranging from energy to Hollywood.

This year's list of Energy 30 Under 30 shows the range of innovators and entrepreneurs, striving the change the face of energy as we know it. Included on this list were three of our competitors from the 2012 Competition: Qichoa Hu (SolidEnergy Systems), Yaniv Scherson (Stanford Nitrogen Group), and Chris Wilmer (NuMat Technologies). The Business Plan Competition team congratulates these three young entrepreneurs for all of their success and we hope that the Competition continues to attract the country's best young entrepreneurs. [More]