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ARPA-E Innovation Showcase on the Hill

KEYWORDS: AMERICAN ENERGY INNOVATION COUNCIL (AEIC), ARPA-E

WHEN: Thursday, April 4, 2019 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET

WHERE: Rayburn House Office Building Foyer, 45 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC, 20515

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Join the AEIC and BPC for a showcase of ARPA-E funded technologies at this science-fair inspired reception. ARPA-E supports a diverse set of energy technologies—from advanced nuclear to agricultural sensors.

ARPA-E plays a unique and critical role in maintaining America’s global leadership in energy technologies. Modeled after the highly successful Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), ARPA-E supports “high-risk, high-reward” research which has the potential to drastically alter how we make and use energy in the future. To date, 136 of more than 340 completed projects supported by ARPA-E have attracted over $2.6 billion in private sector follow-on funding, and 71 projects have gone on to form new companies.

This event is co-sponsored by the National Venture Capital Association.


Remarks by: 

       Chanette Armstrong
       Acting Director, ARPA-E

Showcase participants: 

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center TERRA project
Saint Louis, MO

Swarthmore College ALPHA project
Swarthmore, PA

University of Arkansas CIRCUITS project
Fayetteville, AR

University of Delaware REFUEL project
Newark, DE

University of Maryland RANGE project
College Park, MD

Westinghouse Electric Company MEITNER project
Cranberry Township, PA

Additional participants to be announced.

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