Lab MATCH Prize

Lab MATCH Prize, Office of Technology Transitions, American-Made U.S. Department of Energy; illustration of two extension cords connecting, with puzzle pieces for plugsVentureWell is proud to partner with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Technology Transitions in launching the Lab MATCH (Laboratory Making Advanced Technology Commercialization Harmonized) Prize. This initiative accelerates efforts of diverse entrepreneurs by working directly with national labs and their researchers on intellectual property (IP) commercialization. The competition unfolds over three phases, with participants competing for a share of the $620,000 prize pool.

Challenge Overview

This prize offers commercialization-ready IP to the public from the following three national labs: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratory, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Phase 1 (Commitment) is now accepting applications, and we are here to help!

Next Steps

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Meet with VentureWell’s Jesse Flanagan for one-on-one support as you prepare your Phase 1 application. Save your spot now to get tips for applying and learn what will make your submission stand out.

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