Commercialization Programs

Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator

Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator is a business accelerator program powered by the CleanTech Alliance and VertueLab. The mostly virtual 18-week program delivers mentorship, curriculum, connections and funding opportunities designed specifically for pre-seed stage cleantech startups.

This program runs yearly from May – September.

Check back in March for information on applying for the 2021 cohort!

Pre-accelerator with NWIRC

Thinking of starting a cleantech company? Or just beginning the process of starting a cleantech company?

NWIRC CleanTech Cohort now accepting applications! If you have an idea or are in the process of getting your business started but find yourself “stuck” or at a loss for the best way to move forward, this Cohort might be a good fit for you.  Guidance will include support from ideation to execution and investment – all tailored for the cohort member’s particular stage in growth.

Priority will be given to applicants from Northwest Washington, but this initial program will be virtual and will accept applications from entrepreneurs located in other regions.

Applications are due March 2, 2021.

Runs mid-March – end of April, 2021.

Lab to Launch (L2L)

The Lab to Launch (L2L) program will highlight resources and programs at regional research institutions for cleantech entrepreneurs and provide partnership and collaboration opportunities.

L2L will also highlight commercialization ready technologies from regional research entities for licensing and collaborative research opportunities.

More information coming soon!

Trailhead Boise – Energy Incubator

Congrats to Trailhead Boise for being awarded a 2020 EPIC Prize to start a cleantech incubator for energy-related startups.

Stay tuned for more information!

Are you an entrepreneur looking for funding?

Click below for links to general funding information and consider becoming a member of the CleanTech Alliance for access to our monthly members-only Opportunities E-Newsletter. Contact Rachelle Ames for more information.