Chain Reaction Innovations seeks innovators to join Cohort 8
OCTOBER 26, 2023
Develop your clean energy or climate technology with the support of Argonne National Laboratory’s Chain Reaction Innovations program. Application deadline is 5 p.m. CST, Nov. 30.
Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI), the Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program (LEEP) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, is now accepting applications for its eighth cohort of innovators. Innovators with clean energy and climate technologies are encouraged to apply.
CRI embeds early-stage innovators at Argonne, supporting the next generation of energy entrepreneurs to commercialize their technologies through a fellowship that offers salary, benefits, funds for research and a travel stipend.
A new cohort is selected each year through an annual call for applications. This year, the application period is open through 5 p.m. CST on Nov. 30. Those chosen for Cohort 8 will begin work at Argonne in summer 2024. Any individual interested in developing technology in the preferred areas is encouraged to apply.
“CRI operates at the intersection of science and innovation with the power of a national lab behind it, and I look forward to hearing the transformative ideas that can take advantage of our unique program and ecosystem in Chicago.” — Dick Co, CRI director
Preferred Technology Areas
- Advanced materials
- Improving manufacturing efficiency
- Industrial decarbonization
- Lowering building carbon and energy footprints
- Solar energy
- Quantum computing
- Energy storage – electric grid
- Circularity (re-X pathways; circular economy)
- Food, water, energy nexus
- Carbon dioxide removal (CDR)
- Carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS)