Do you have an idea for a product or service focused on renewable energy or energy efficiency? Are you a college student attending an accredited community college, college, or university in the states of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, or Maryland?

If so, consider participating in the Allegheny Region Cleantech University Prize (CUP) Collegiate Competition! The competition is sponsored by the Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Office and will take place Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

Why You Should Apply:

  • $50,000 First Place, sponsored by the Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office, plus potential for additional prizes at the national competition. There will be additional cash prizes for second and third place finishers in the Allegheny Competition.
  • The top three teams can then compete at the National CUP Competition for a total of $100,000 in prizes. 
  • Introductions to Regional and National Incubators and Accelerators.
  • Technical, Legal, and Business Mentoring.
  • Education on Entrepreneurship.
  • Real-world feedback from judges and investors.

Steps to Apply:

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