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Spark Innovation Center Wins DOE Incubator Prize

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Spark Innovation Center

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced selections for the prize portion of the Energy Program for Innovation Clusters (EPIC) on Wednesday, Oct. 3. The EPIC prize is the $1 million debut effort in a two-part, $5 million program sponsored by DOE’s Office of Technology Transitions (OTT).

The EPIC prize seeks to recognize the most innovative and impactful incubators focused on developing strong regional innovation clusters for energy-related technology and entrepreneurship. DOE selected 20 winning incubators for cash prizes of $50,000 each, including the Spark Innovation Center at the UT Research Park at Cherokee Farm.

See a list of all winners and learn more about the EPIC program at


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