An annual clean energy business competition that is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy where college students and technology entrepreneurs can launch and grow innovative energy technology companies.
Florida universities collectively conduct over $1B in research each year. MegaWatt Venture teams are encouraged to tap into the expertise and intellectual property of our universities to develop products that address today’s global energy issues.
Participants are given 1:1 access to experienced business mentors, investors and industry veterans, and are invited to exclusive business boot camps and funding seminars. Ten finalists each receive $10K to develop a commercial prototype and a business plan
The MegaWatt Ventures team is excited to announce the upcoming launch of its 2016 MegaWatt Ventures Competition! Ten collegiate teams will be selected to compete for $50,000 in seed funding and an opportunity to advance to a national competition with additional funding...
Technologies must fall within one of the following categories of cleantech innovation in order to qualify for the MegaWatt Ventures competition: (1) Air and Water, (2) Energy Storage, (3) Transmission & Distribution Systems, (4) Biofuels/Biomass, (5) Energy-Efficient Transportation...
Take a look back at the 2013 MegaWatt Ventures Competition held at the Innovation Concourse of the Southeast - an exciting annual program and event which brings together innovative companies and researchers, top industry scouts seeking these technologies, and the accelerator staff and mentors who help keep this ecosystem moving forward.
More information on this exciting company, which is revolutionizing portable lavatories, can be found here: http://megawattventures.com/2013finalists/sanitationcreations/