American made challenges and american made network

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The U.S. Department of Energy supported American-Made Challenges and American Made Network. There are more than a dozen challenges announced each year, focused on all aspect of the renewable energy technologies. The teams are building an innovation engine composed of training, connections, teaming, mentoring, and prizes that aims to support our nation’s most passionate innovators and fast-track bold new ideas. Bring your voice. Your ideas. Your background. This is your clean energy revolution. Here are the challenges for Spring and Summer 2023.

As a Gold Connector of the American Made Network, we offer comprehensive support to participating teams and start-up companies. Our services go beyond assisting with pitch or proposal development, as we also provide expertise in:

1. Establishing an intellectual property (IP) position and determining an effective IP strategy.

2. Validating your prototype or enhancing it with our engineering support.

3. Providing other strategic and technical assistance to help you succeed.

4. Reviewing and refining your proposal to increase your chances of success.

Partnering with us means gaining access to a wide range of resources and knowledge that can help take your idea from conception to reality. Get in touch with us today to learn more about how we can support your success.

American Made Network and Support for American Made Challenges

IBTSC is a Gold connector for American Made Network

International Business and Technology Service Corporation (IBTSC) is one of the first members of American Made Network who supports teams participating in American Made Challenges. IBTSC has an experienced R&D team, led by a scientist who is an IEEE Fellow and a Fellow for National Academy of Inventors. Our team is the only team that has experience as a winner for both an American Made Challenge participant and a connector for an American Made Challenge winner. The team supports inventors and R&D teams in various capacities throughout different stages of the challenge, including: proposal development, technology/prototype development and validation, test and characterization, coaching and mentoring, IP strategy and project management.

Specifically, for the American Made Challenge, the team in IBTSC at the first stage will:

1. Help the teams to develop and prepare a complete package to meet challenge requirements.

2. Provided critics and feedback from reviewer perspective, help to determine IP strategy and project plan.

3. Provide feedback about the technology under NDA, ensure protection of IP for participant teams.

4. Review and improve technical proposals, provide input for reviews.

After the first stage, the team will provide additional support, such as:

1. Provide expertise and platform on materials sciences, device prototype development, test and characterization.

2. IBTSC helps to form a US lead/based team to enable international scholars to participate in the challenges.

3. Help to establish strategic partners and collaborators.

4. Help to improve work plans and market strategy.

If you are participating in any challenges, and need specific support, you can contact us.

Here is the link to the American Made Network

Here is the link to the American Made Challenges