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2023 EPIC Buildings Accelerator Applications Now Open
The EPIC Buildings Accelerator is a 6-month program providing a variety of services to building-hardware start-up companies that complement traditional accelerator services.
The EPIC Buildings Accelerators accepts up to 10 teams to participate, and is in its second year of programming supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Technology Transitions and the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems (SyracuseCoE).
In 2022, 13 teams participated in the program. Accepted companies should anticipate a once-monthly 1:1 meeting held virtually with the accelerator staff, between 30-60min total.
Apply for the EPIC Buildings Accelerator 2023 Cohort
Nominations are currently open for Cohort 2 of the EPIC Buildings Accelerator, a clean tech accelerator providing a suite of business incubation supports to early-mid stage companies targeting energy hardware innovations in grid-interactive and energy-efficient building technologies. Nominations for participation in the EPIC Buildings Accelerator are currently open through January 30, 2023, for Cohort 2. This program is offered by CenterState CEO’s NYSERDA Clean Tech Center, in collaboration with the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems (SyracuseCoE), with support from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Technology Transitions and the Energy for Program for Innovation Clusters (EPIC), as well as DOE’s Building Technology Office.
EPIC Buildings Accelerator Cohort benefits may include:
EPIC Buildings Accelerator Milestones
Applications for the 2023 cohort are accepted from November 1, 2022, until January 30, 2023. The review process will be led by The Clean Tech Center and project partners at Syracuse University. Services may begin in early spring, and participation will be virtual. For on-site meetings, meeting room space will be provided by SyracuseCoE at its headquarters in Syracuse.
The program will culminate in a showcase event, to be held in conjunction with the SyracuseCoE Innovation Showcase in mid-August.
For more information about the EPIC Buildings Accelerator program, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.