Clean Energy Trust (CET) Challenge Info Session

Join us for lunch and an information session about the Clean Energy Trust (CET) Challenge on Tuesday, November 17, from 12:45-1:45 p.m. in the Tech Park Atrium.

CET Challenge Overview Information:

  • 2016 CET Challenge: April 12, 2016
  • $1 million in investments made to clean energy start-ups in the Midwest
  • Two tracks exist – one for student-led companies, one for early-stage companies
  • Typically five-seven companies receive awards, which range between $50,000-$300,000
  • Investments are in the form of convertible notes
  • Challenge finalists receive mentorship and entrepreneurship support
  • Challenge winners receive ongoing commercialization support from Clean Energy Trust
  • Application period is open until January 6, 2016
  • Review period: January 7, 2016-February 10, 2016
  • Mentorship and Curriculum period: February 11-April 10, 2016
  • Clean Energy Trust Challenge Event – pitches and awards: April 12, 2016
  • To apply, fill out this application form
  • More information available at the Challenge website.

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