Seeking all energy storage innovators!

  • Binghamton University
  • From United States
  • Responsive
  • Funding Available : € Up to $100,000 total support for their R&D efforts
  • Deadline completed
    The submission process for new proposals is closed. Proposals submitted before the deadline will follow the standard evaluation process.

Desired outcome

Binghamton University and the Koffman Incubator are launching the empowerST Battery Fellowship, a first-of-its-kind R&D and accelerator program for outstanding entrepreneurially-minded scientists to translate their energy storage innovations into ground-breaking market-ready technologies.
Over the course of the two-year program, the fellows will receive:

Competitive salary;
Up to $100,000 total support for their R&D efforts;
Technical mentorship under the direction of world-renowned battery research leaders, including the Nobel laureate inventor of the Li-ion battery M. Stanley Whittingham;
Entrepreneurship training and startup support.

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Details of the Innovation Need

Applicant should propose and have the technical background to carry out a well-framed milestone-based project with a defined outcome focused on technology development with potential for significant long-term impact in the field of energy storage. The project should focus on a technically sound, differentiated, and transformative technology. Applicant should hold or be able to obtain intellectual property rights to the technology.

The candidate should hold at least a B.S., in a physical sciences or engineering field relevant to the proposed energy storage project. Successful candidates will demonstrate an entrepreneurial mindset, leadership capabilities, communication skills, and technical expertise to advance the development of a transformative technology.

Related Keywords

  • Energy Technology
  • Energy Storage and Transport
  • Storage of electricity, batteries
  • Energy production, transmission and conversion
  • Energy efficiency
  • Batteries
  • Energy Market
  • Power generation
  • Energy Distribution
  • Energy Storage

About Binghamton University

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Our students, both undergraduate and graduate, work one-on-one with an exceptional faculty and groundbreaking scholars. They take advantage of special academic opportunities like combined degrees, foreign language study groups and an unparalleled international education program.

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