The Lab2Launch program focuses on connecting and educating entrepreneurs, students and industry about the capabilities, resources (including equipment and other facilities for use by startups and industry) and commercialization-ready technologies available from and developed at Northwest research institutions.

Goals of Lab2Launch:

1) Educate cleantech entrepreneurs, students and industry on regional resources and how to access the resources.

2) Streamline finding resources at Northwest research institutions for industry and startups.

Instructions on how to access Lab2Launch modules:

We are currently recruiting testers for our pilot of three modules. Please contact Rachelle Ames at rachelle@cleantechalliance.org to signup and get early access, plus additional perks and provide feedback for next set of modules.

Alternately, you can sign up for Lab2Launch updates (and access to other resources) via applying through NWCIN (see below for more information) common application. Click here to apply for services.

Check out the Technology LookBook

What is the Technology LookBook?

The Technology LookBook highlights available technologies that are commercialization-ready and can be licensed from the university or national laboratory. These are grouped by cleantech subsector areas and can also be found in our e-newsletters. To get access to these newsletters, contact Blake Myer at blake@cleantechalliance.org.

Please see the different technologies below

Washington State University Technologies

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Technologies

Oregon Research Technologies

More resources

Northwest CleanTech Innovation Network

Lab2Launch is one of four programs within the Department of Energy funded Northwest CleanTech Innovation Network (NWCIN), which provides a variety of resources for early stage entrepreneurs and startups from business skills, grant funding preparation, prototyping support and more! Check out the Northwest Cleantech Innovation Network page for more information and to apply for services.

Diversity in Cleantech Fund

The CleanTech Alliance has launched the Diversity in Cleantech Fund – a program providing support for cleantech entrepreneurs and companies that increase the diversity of our sector. Funds will go towards supporting cleantech entrepreneurs from historically disadvantaged and rural communities; BIPOC-owned, veteran-owned and women-owned startups and small businesses