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EnergyTech University Prize Explore Event – Southern California Region

February 23, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


On February 23, UC San Diego will host the EnergyTech University Prize (EnergyTech UP) Explore Event where 12 student teams from the Southern California region will present their business plans as part of the national competition.

Sponsored by the Office of Technology Transitions at the U.S. Department of Energy and in partnership with the American-Made Challenges, EnergyTech UP is a collegiate competition challenging multidisciplinary student teams to compete for a total of $370,000 in cash prizes as they explore business opportunities for energy technologies, assess commercialization opportunities through market analysis, and present a viable business plan to industry judges. 

This first level of competition is the Southern California regional level for a share of $45,000. Cleantech San Diego’s Southern California Energy Innovation Network and UC San Diego’s Office of Innovation and Commercialization are the co-regional conveners for EnergyTech UP.




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