Partnerships & Entrepreneurship

Enterprise & Industry Partners

At the Energy Institute, we understand that bringing scientific solutions to scale is essential to achieving meaningful impact around the world. We pride ourselves on building partnerships with industry leaders and innovative startup companies to solve energy challenges. The Energy Institute connects industry partners with researchers in order to fuel the development of more efficient and innovative energy technology.

Industry partners can benefit from Colorado State University’s access to funding: CSU is one of the nation’s top research universities, with annual research expenditures topping $300 million four years in a row. Annual research spending for fiscal year 2016, the most recent available, totaled $331.9 million.

Resident Enterprise Partners Zone (REPZ)

At the Powerhouse Energy Campus, the Resident Enterprise Partners Zone (REPZ) is a space for startup companies to gain ground. Learn more about REPZ

Energy Ecosystem Collaborations

As part of the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC  and the Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory we partner with other leaders in energy research to collaborate in the scientific process and make world-class progress in solving energy challenges. Some of our collaborators include:

Find your opportunity to collaborate with the CSU Energy Institute, which offers many avenues for industry to get involved, including sponsored research, senior design projects, student recruitment, joint development projects, or industry-funded scholarship and internship programs.

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