Opportunities

Lab2Launch

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:

Register Here

Please contact Blake Myer at Blake@cleantechalliance.org if you are having trouble registering.

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.

Support Entrepreneurs

Cascadia Cleantech Accelerator Sponsorship Package

The Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator an 18-week program for early stage cleantech entrepreneurs developed by VertueLab and the CleanTech Alliance. It is designed specifically to accelerate startups based in or looking to do business in the Northwest. It includes business mentorship, connections to subject matter experts in intellectual property, finance, funding, go-to-market strategy, sales, pitch preparation and more!

Interested in sponsoring a startup to participate in the program? Check out this sponsorship package for more details. Reach out to Rachelle Ames at rachelle@cleantechalliance.org for more options or any questions.