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With support from the U.S. Department of Energy and in close partnership with the Lab’s nonprofit partner Activate, for two years the fellows get a living stipend, research funding, entrepreneurial training, as well as the multidisciplinary expertise and facilities at Berkeley Lab.

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Connect, mentor, or collaborate with today’s innovators. Cyclotron Road offers many ways to get involved with this dynamic community, including collaborations at Berkeley Lab, networking, and sponsorship opportunities. Join our mailing list or contact the Cyclotron Road team.

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Bilen Akuzum is the co-founder and CTO of Aepnus Technology. Aepnus is catalyzing the decarbonization of industry by transforming the way chemicals are made. The company’s ultra-efficient electrolysis technologies unlock the potential of renewable electricity to create valuable resources.

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Danielle Uchimura Pascoli is the founder and CEO of VERDE Nanomaterials. She and her team are bringing advanced cellulose nanofiber biomaterials to commercialization through a proprietary technology that transforms waste resources into cellulose nanofibers at a fraction of the cost they sell for today.

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Daniel Sun is co-founder and CEO of Sunchem. Sunchem is developing leaching and nanofilter technologies for the precision separation of critical metals. For high-value markets such as water purification, energy, and critical metals, these technologies replace inadequate separation technologies that are not selective, foul easily, and are environmentally unfriendly.

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Berkeley Lab partners with industry to help advance technologies for commercialization or deployment.

The Strategic Partnerships Office (SPO) brings together interested collaborators and Lab researchers to foster strategic alliances that pave the way to science and technology discoveries.