Binghamton University launches energy storage accelerator

Binghamton University and the Koffman Incubator are launching the empowerST Battery Fellowshipa first-of-its-kind R&D and accelerator program for outstanding entrepreneurially-minded scientists to translate their energy storage innovations into ground-breaking market-ready technologies.

Over the course of the two-year program, the fellows will receive:

  • Competitive salary;
  • Up to $100,000 total support for their R&D efforts;
  • Technical mentorship under the direction of world-renowned battery research leaders, including the Nobel laureate inventor of the Li-ion battery M. Stanley Whittingham;
  • Entrepreneurship training and startup support.


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