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Washington Clean Energy Testbeds: Cleantech Hardware Innovation Prototyping (CHIP) Program


Washington Clean Energy Testbeds has launched the Cleantech Hardware Innovation Prototyping (CHIP) program to increase access to advanced capabilities for scaled prototyping, testing, and demonstration.

Donor Name: Washington Clean Energy Testbeds

State: Washington

County: All Counties

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 01/21/2022

Grant Size: $10k-$30k

Grant Duration: 6 months


The Project Overview must contain the following information:

  • Background: The applicant should briefly discuss the organization’s background, including its history, successes, and current operating status.
  • Project Goals: The applicant should explicitly identify the targeted improvements and critical success factors in achieving these goals

The Project Proposal should contain the following information:

  • A technical discussion of the applicant’s planned activities at the Washington Clean Energy Testbeds.
  • Technical feasibility.
  • Technological compatibility with available prototyping resources. Testbeds staff can help verify compatibility

Funding Information

An application period will occur twice annually, with the intent of providing 3-6 applicants each year with $10k-$30k worth of access to the Testbeds equipment over a 6-month period.

Eligibility Criteria

Entrepreneurs and startup companies in need of access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to develop, advance, prototype, and/or manufacture their innovative clean energy technologies are eligible to apply. Applicant companies should be pre-B-round, or similar metric, in maturity.

For more information, visit Washington Clean Energy Testbeds.

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