NREL Industry Growth Forum
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About the Forum

The Forum attracts leading cleantech investors, corporate partners, and global energy companies looking for strategic investments and partnering opportunities. Executives attend to:
  • Meet with cutting-edge clean energy growth companies
  • Network with their peers and make new connections
  • Get a "big picture" overview of the emerging industry and the issues affecting technological innovation, capitalization, and commercialization.
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Clean Energy Startup Company Presentations

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NREL's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center

NREL is the United States' primary laboratory for renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development. The Industry Growth Forum is a program of NREL's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (IEC). The IEC fosters an ongoing and extensive connection with the early-stage business community to stimulate an innovative and entrepreneurial cleantech environment, facilitate robust access to capital for investors, and accelerate the commercialization of clean energy technologies.

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