We support diverse entrepreneurs to drive innovation and build equity into the California’s growing clean technology economy.
Our CalSEED and CalTestBed initiatives are a part of a robust energy innovation pipeline created by the California Energy Commission through the EPIC program. These programs provide essential funds, support, network, and guidance to take early-stage entrepreneurs concepts to market.
The California Sustainable Energy Entrepreneur Development Initiative (CalSEED) is a $24m grant program to help early stage California clean energy startups to bring their concepts and prototypes to market. CalSEED is accepting applications for their 5th cohort – apply here.
CalTestBed funds and accelerates clean energy entrepreneurs based in California by providing access, in the form of testing vouchers, to world class laboratories. in the form of testing vouchers, to world class laboratories.