OakRidge Innovation CrossRoads

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, in partnership with the US Department of Energy and the Tennessee Valley Authority, developed Innovation Crossroads to help energy entrepreneurs overcome challenges that stall their ideas and technologies while commercializing. Innovators entered into Innovation Crossroads are offered the resources and technological and business network to accelerate their technology to the marketplace. FedTech works within the Innovation Crossroads to offer entrepreneurship education.

Through webinars, in-person workshops, and post-workshop webinars, FedTech offers the innovators involved with Innovation Crossroads, the tools and techniques to get their product to market, and solve some of the country’s most pressing energy needs. Topics covered included crafting an elevator pitch, IP law, story-telling, sales pipeline development, and a whole lot more.