Midwest technology entrepreneurship program enters second round

he Energy Department (DOE) opened the application period for innovators to join the second cohort of Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI) at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL). CRI, one of DOE’s Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Programs, embeds top technical talent with ANL to perform early-stage research and development (R&D) that may lead to the launch of energy or manufacturing businesses in the future. The two-year postdoctoral research program addresses gaps in human capital development by providing stipends and institutional homes where talented postdoctoral scientific innovators can become first-time entrepreneurs. Up to six postdoctoral innovators will be chosen for CRI. Applicants may apply either indirectly or as a team of individuals. Successful applicants are selected based on their individual merits. EERE’s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) supports early-stage applied R&D of new materials, information and processes that improve energy efficiency and clean energy products

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