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Pitch Application

Apply to Make a Pitch

Expedited process to apply to make a pitch available!
    • $30,000 in monetary awards 
    • $20,000 in technical assistance awards 
    • In-kind legal assistance awards 
    • Investors from five regional states

  • This is an investor pitch opportunity for emerging companies and projects that could become tomorrow's exciting success stories!
  • The Applicant is responsible for ensuring that all information provided in the "Application to Make a Pitch" is non-confidential and is not a public disclosure under patent law.
  • There is no charge to apply to make a pitch.
Benefits for Applying to Make a Pitch and Attending the Conference
  • You will receive valuable and direct feedback from reviewers on your Application to Make a Pitch.
  • At the Conference, you will have the opportunity to hear and learn from pitches made by other TTE companies.
  • At the Conference, you will have opportunities to network with investors, industry executives, academic and national laboratory researchers, and other TTE energy entrepreneurs.
  • Monetary awards for the top ranked teams.


  • Download the application using the link below.
  • Follow the instructions on page one when completing the application.  If further clarification is needed, please note the two links below for suggestions and hints, and the evaluation criteria the reviewers will use in determining conference pitch presenters.
  • Once completed, please save your application as your company name in pdf format. Use the link below to go to the YouNoodle platform to create your account and upload your application. 

Application to Make a Pitch - 2018  -  APPLY ASAP!

Helpful Hints: How to Fill Out a Pitch Application

Evaluation Criteria for the Application to Make a Pitch

Upload Your Application to Make a Pitch - This link will take you to our conference platform YouNoodle.  You will need to create an account to receive feedback and scores from reviewers/judges.