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Lab Embedded Entrepreneurship Program and Lab Career Fair

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

LEEP AND NATIONAL LAB CAREER DAY 2What is the Lab Embedded Entrepreneurship Program’s Mission?

New innovations, derived from investments in basic and applied energy research at universities and national labs, are critical to building a clean energy economy. The program’s mission is to enable the most promising clean tech entrepreneurs to develop game-changing technologies for a clean energy future.

National Lab Day at the University of Wyoming featuring the Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program (LEEP) followed by a Lab career fair

October 16, 2023

Location: Union

9:00-9:15 am Keynote

  • Senator Chris Rothfuss

9:15-10:30 am Introduction to Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program (LEEP)

  • Innovation Crossroads, ORNL – Dan Miller
  • Cyclotron Road, LBNL – Todd Pray
  • West Gate, NREL – Shelly Curtiss
  • Chain Reaction Innovations, ANL – Dick Co

10:30-11:15 am LEEP Panel Discussion

  • Moderator: Steven Farkas
  • Panelists: Dan Miller, Todd Pray, Shelley Curtiss, Dick Co

11:15-11:30 am Audience Q&A

11:30-12:00 pm Faculty & Student Breakout Sessions

  1. How to put together a compelling LEEP application – technical areas,
    what LEEP is looking for in an innovator, etc.
  2. Activities at the national labs related to innovation and
  3. Innovation ecosystems around national labs

12:00-12:30 pm Final Q&A

  • Closing Remarks
  • President Ed Seidel

1:00-5:00 pm

  • Career Fair

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October 16
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Yellowstone Ballroom at UW Main Campus