What is Megawatt Ventures?

 

An annual cleantech business competition for university student teams to compete for a $50,000 prize to launch and grow their cleantech innovations into a successful business!

 
 

Overview

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, University of Central Florida, and OUC, MegaWatt Ventures provides essential funding and mentorship to support the commercialization and success of cleantech innovations developed by University students.  Ten promising cleatech startups will be selected to compete for a

$50,000 1st prize, $15,000 2nd prize, and $10,000 3rd prize

and a chance to advance to the Cleantech Univeristy Prize national competition in 2018.  

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How To apply 

Applications will available online in early 2018 and will require a business model canvas and executive summary.  All applicants must have significant student involvement and be developing a cleantech innovation with commercial potential.  

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Partners

Megawatt Ventures is a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy as part of the Cleantech University Prize.  We are proud to work with the U.S. Department of Energy and the other Cleantech University Prize competitions: