Calling all #green entrepreneurs: DOE Offers Cheap Patents for Energy Startups

Calling all #green entrepreneurs: DOE Offers Cheap Patents for Energy Startups

DOE Offers Cheap Patents for Energy Startups July 6, 2011 By Paula Melton This article originally appeared on BuildingGreen.com Steven Chu, the U.S. Energy Secretary, recently announced that entrepreneurs can purchase unlicensed government patents for just $1,000 through December 15, 2011. The program aims to spur energy innovations and create green jobs. Rate this project: Based on what you have seen and read about this project, how would you grade it? Use the stars below to indicate your assessment, five stars being the highest rating. ----- Advertising ----- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is selling unlicensed patents for just $1,000 (normally they are $10,000–$50,000) through December 15, 2011 as part of its “America’s Next Top Energy Innovator” program. More than 15,000 unlicensed patents from 17 National Laboratories are available for entrepreneurs to commercial...

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