Arizona Commerce Authority – National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Commercialization Assistance Program (NCAP)
The Arizona Commerce Authority is pleased to report the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Commercialization Assistance Program (NCAP) is active for 2011. This program assists emerging companies overcome technical barriers to commercializing clean energy technology by providing renewable energy and energy efficiency companies with free assistance for specific technology questions or needs.
Assistance includes short term access to technical expertise and facilities such as:
- Test and measurement of systems or components
- Analytical testing of materials
- Insights on existing or emerging technologies
- Assistance in addressing technological performance and market analysis
- Addressing general technology problems.
Additionally, businesses that use NCAP are eligible for a royalty-free, nonexclusive license for any inventions made during the course of technology assistance; intellectual property associated with a pre-existing product or invention remains the property of the business.
More information on the program is available at http://bit.ly/f5ui5J. Please contact Rob Writz, 303-275-4152, at NREL’s Commercialization and Technology Transfer office to inquire about your company’s eligibility.
Sandra Watson, COO