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Register for ‘(Baby) Shark Tank’ annual pitch event hosted by CAES

The Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) Leadership is excited to announce the inaugural CAES Annual Pitch Event (CAPE). This groundbreaking program combines elements of the three pillars of the CAES strategy – research, education and innovation – and culminates in a (Baby) Shark Tank competition with nearly $4,000 in prize money.

Open to students and faculty at the CAES universities, and researchers at the Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory, CAPE is designed to help transfer the innovation and research that thrive at CAES from the laboratory to the commercial sector. Participants will learn how to effectively pitch their ideas, hone their newfound skills and potentially earn cash prizes for their efforts.

Registration is underway through Aug. 19, and an information session will be held at 11:30 a.m. (MT) Aug. 17.

CAPE: Baby Shark Tank is open to all levels of ideas, from early-stage concepts to investment-ready research, pitched by anyone in the CAES community, from undergraduates to faculty and Idaho National Laboratory researchers. No idea or project is too small.