University and College Resources:
Student teams are encourage to utilize resources at their institutions, such as technology transfer offices and entrepreneurial centers. For more information, contact your school’s Challenge Champion.
UDACITY: Learn the key steps of the Customer Development process, and the key tools and steps to build a successful startup, by Steve Blank. Click here to start watching.
LaunchPad Central: A great innovation and presentation resource. Sign-up to receive information here
Energy Innovation Portal: Students can use the NREL Portal to identify clean energy technologies developed by the DOE National Labs available for licensing. For more information contact Matthew Ringer, 303.275.4469 or visit: www.nrel.gov/technologytransfer/energy_innovation_portal.html
Intro to the DOE Innovation Portal: Oct. 4, 2012 Webinar Slides. Click here to download
NREL Program and Market Data: This Web page provides market data for renewable energy technologies and programs. The data, presented in individual reports for each area, include data regarding market penetration; industry trends; cost, price, and performance trends; and policy and market drivers. Most of the reports include an outlook for the future. For more information visit: http://www.nrel.gov/analysis/market_re_data.html
NASA Technology Days: A technology exposition will showcase NASA developed technologies to individuals interested in commercialization or business development partnerships. The event will be held in Cleveland, OH Nov. 28-30, 2012. For more information click here
Video Investor Pitch Resources:
NuMat Technologies is the winner of 2012 Midwest Regional Competition and National Competition. To learn more, visit their Web site at http://numat-tech.com/
To view the video pitches of all six (6) teams that competed in the 2012 National competition, click here