American-Made Lab MATCH

The DOE Office of Technology Transitions Lab MATCH Prize is a $620K, three-phase competition aimed to accelerate national laboratory intellectual property (IP) licensing and commercialization.

American-Made Lab MATCH Prize

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) launched the Laboratory Making Advanced Technology Commercialization Harmonized (Lab MATCH) Prize. Funded by the Technology Commercialization Fund, this three-phase competition will award $620,000 to entrepreneurs who find actionable pathways to bring groundbreaking National Laboratory intellectual property (IP) to market.

Lab MATCH competitors will each select one of 20 IP articles created by researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Sandia National Laboratories. These IP articles include a solution for surface water contamination, an antibody discovery platform for biological threats, and a method for engineering biodegradable plastics. Other IP options span grid cybersecurity, selective carbon capture, solar energy, hydrogen technology, and building efficiencies. If you’re interested in learning more or applying, visit the Lab MATCH Prize website


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