The mission of DOE’s Energy Investor Center is to advance private, mission-oriented investment in energy technologies that address the present gap in U.S. energy tech investment through improving the availability of DOE’s resources to investors and the public.
The U.S. Department of Energy is the largest funder in the world of early-stage, high-potential emerging energy technologies. The DOE Energy Investor Center (EIC) was launched in 2016 to create a single point of access for investors to access DOE resources to help unlock the potential economic benefits in the energy marketplace.
The Energy Investor Center (EIC) is a one-stop-shop for investors to connect with world-leading energy experts, acquire the latest research studies, identify promising funding energy opportunities, and develop strategic partnerships.
Energy Investor Center Offerings
- Laboratory-Investor Knowledge Series (LINKS): EIC coordinates stakeholder meetings across the country to connect DOE National Laboratories and technology program managers with investors to discuss partnership opportunities.
- Laboratory Partnering Service (LPS): LPS is as an online platform that enables access to world-leading DOE national laboratory energy experts and DOE project awardee investible energy opportunities. (Launching 2018)
- Innovation Interface (I2): I2 seminars are a forum for information exchange between investors and DOE program managers.
- Technical Assistance: EIC shares research and analysis produced by DOE and DOE’s National Laboratories on relevant developments in energy technology.