MegaWatt Ventures Competition


What is MegaWatt Ventures?

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, MegaWatt Ventures provides essential funding and mentorship to support the commercialization and success of cleantech innovations developed by University students. Applicants are selected to present at the MegaWatt Ventures pitch competition to compete for $50,000, while also participating in a hands-on training program to prepare each team and their technology for a successful market launch. The top three finalist teams from the MegaWatt Ventures competition will be invited to compete for an additional $100,000 in prizes at the Cleantech UP national competition hosted by Spark Clean Energy and the U.S. Department of Energy.

Information on the 2016 MegaWatt Ventures Pitch Competition and Innovation Showcase, June 3rd in Orlando, Florida


What technologies qualify for MegaWatt Ventures?

Learn more about the competition team requirements

Check out all the prizes and benefits for participants in MegaWatt Ventures