What is the DOE Studio?

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Where Energy Innovations Thrive 

The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and U.S. Department of Energy Office (DOE) of Technology Transitions (OTT) in partnership with FedTech run the DOE Emerging Tech Startup Studio. As energy dependency becomes one of the most significant threats we face, the NNSA and the DOE continue to serve as a catalyst for innovation, investing millions of dollars into national laboratories. Throughout the program, teams of highly talented entrepreneurs are paired with technologies on the forefront of innovation with the objective of commercializing market-defining startups.

Program Dates: Mid-July to Early November, 2022

Applications Extended and Close by June 15, 2022

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Call To Entrepreneurs:

If you are passionate about entrepreneurship, innovation, and deep technology, you’re encouraged to explore the possibilities of launching your own tech-focused venture. 

Call To Inventors:

Are you ready to actualize the positive impact potential of your research? Through the program you’ll discover a path to commercialization for your technology, and receive deeper insights into your research.

Ignite New Possibilities

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(One Day Event - Saturday)

Before diving into the program; experience a weekend of orientation to learn about the program, understand your technology, and explore team formation with your coaches, mentors, and inventors

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Phase I Workshops

(Two Months)

The goal of this phase is to validate problem-solution fit. Teams delve into possible use cases and generate a market assessment through stakeholder interviews.

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Phase II Workshops

(Two Months)

The goal of this phase is to form a company and begin the process of establishing a formal relationship through licensing agreements.

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(One Day Event)

A culmination of the DOE Emerging Tech Studio featuring keynote speeches, finalist pitches, networking and non-cash prizes for the top teams.

The Journey

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