February 6, 2019
DOE Launches Challenge to Seek Innovative Ideas for Improving the Electric Grid’s Use of Technology and Practices
Contest to Award $1 Million for Ideas That Advance the Resilience and Reliability of the Nation’s Bulk Power System (February 4, 2019–Washington, DC)  Today, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Electricity, Bruce J. Walker, announced the launch of the “Electricity Industry Technology and Practices Innovation Challenge,” a contest that seeks innovative ideas on how to […]

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February 6, 2019
DOE Announces Intent to Issue a Funding Opportunity Establishing a Cybersecurity Institute for Energy Efficient Manufacturing
Source: DOE at Energy.gov, February 6 The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced their intent to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute: Cybersecurity in Energy Efficient Manufacturing.” This FOA establishes a new Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute (referred to as the […]

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February 4, 2019
Rice Business Plan Competition Applications due Soon!
Source: Rice Business Plan Competition  The Rice Business Plan Competition is the world’s richest and largest graduate-level student startup competition. It is hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, which is Rice University’s internationally-recognized initiative devoted to the support of entrepreneurship, and the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business. This […]

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January 24, 2019
$4 million in prizes for better power grid optimization!
Source: gocompetition.energy.gov U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry today announced the launch of the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) first ever Grid Optimization (GO) Competition(link is external). The GO Competition, created by the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), is a series of challenges to develop software management solutions for a reliable, resilient and secure American electricity grid. Today […]

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January 18, 2019
$100,000 Grants for Startups from Business Oregon
Source: Vertuelabs.org January 14, 2019 The Enhanced Phase 0 Grant Program for Oregon Startups from Business Oregon offers grants of up to $100,000 to Oregon startups commercializing promising research that aligns with Oregon InC’s targeted industry sectors: clean tech/impact investing advanced manufacturing natural resources life science applications advanced materials active lifestyle The program focuses on startups that […]

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January 17, 2019
Opportunity: Sourcing Taiwan-Intelligent Connectivity x Green x Smart City 2019
The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), will organize an event called Sourcing Taiwan -Intelligent Connectivity x Green x Smart City 2019 on April 24, Wednesday. The event is focused on the following industries. Green Industries:  Renewable energy, energy storage, energy saving solution, environmental equipment, green materials, low carbon transportation Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Industries:  Electronic […]

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January 9, 2019
76West Clean Energy Competition
Tuesday, January 8 Now in its fourth year, the  76West Clean Energy Competition offers early-stage clean energy startups support, mentorship, and funding to grow their companies. Six finalists will be awarded $2.5 million in prize money: one grand prize of $1 million, one $500,000 prize, and four $250,000 awards. What would you do with the award? You could perfect your prototype […]

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January 9, 2019
Apply now for PitchfestNW 2019!
PitchfestNW, the startup competition and conference within TechfestNW, brings together a diverse group of companies from around the globe and across industries to pitch to a panel of VCs. Participating startups are chosen by a selection committee, and all TechfestNW attendees are invited to stop by, hear some pitches, and learn about the amazing work […]

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January 9, 2019
Waste-Free Communities Matching Grant
Seattle Public Utilities is now accepting applications for matching grants for community projects focused on waste prevention. Waste prevention means creating less waste by buying and using less, using reusable items, and sharing or donating items so others can use them. When we prevent waste, we help the environment, protect public health, build community, and […]

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January 9, 2019
U.S. Department of Energy Awards $25 Million for Next-Generation Marine Energy Research Projects
Tuesday, January 8 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selected $25 million in research projects for next-generation marine energy devices. Funded by DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Water Power Technologies Office, these 12 innovative projects will reduce capital costs and accelerate the innovation cycle by testing new concepts. Marine energy […]

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