The NREL Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (IEC) exists to bring economically viable cleantech and climate tech innovations to market.

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Startups + Industry
Innovate With NREL

We serve our private and public funding partners by leveraging the capabilities at NREL and activating our network of startups, investors, incubators, foundations, and industry partners.

Learn more in our Fiscal Year 2023 IEC Annual Report

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Government-Enabled, Private-Sector Led

Read the 2023 State of Innovation, a white paper from our unique vantage point between research and industry, featuring data and analysis on technology sectors primed for private investment.

Partner with us to join our ecosystem.