U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
EERE Financial Opportunities
Entrepreneur in Residence 2
Open Date: 11/19/2008
Close Date: 01/29/2009
Funding Organization: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Funding Number: DE-PS36-08GO98041
DOE is seeking to partner with leading venture capital firms for Entrepreneur in Residence projects at five of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) national laboratories: Argonne National Laboratory, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The projects will identify and develop business cases to commercialize promising laboratory technologies and give proven start-up entrepreneurs the opportunity to work directly with technical management and staff at a specified national laboratory to identify technologies that, when commercialized in start-up companies, will contribute to DOE's mission.
This opportunity is available only to established venture capital firms. Eligible firms must certify that they have at least $5 million in funds available for energy efficiency and renewable energy technology investment, an overall current fund size of at least $50 million, a proven track record of launching successful start up businesses, and must demonstrate previous entrepreneurial support experience.
For more information, see the full solicitation.
Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.