Applications are now open for ORNL’s prestigious Innovation Crossroads program () We are looking for recent or soon-to-be PhD graduates who have started or are interested in starting new energy or advanced manufacturing companies. The benefits to those selected are significant: a 2-year stipend with health and travel benefits to work at ORNL, R&D funding to collaborate with ORNL scientists, and business model development and mentoring assistance… a total package of nearly $500,000. Applications are open for Cohort 2 until October 30th, 2017 at 5pm Eastern, and the successful candidates will begin their work at ORNL in May, 2018.
We are hosting an informational webinar about the program on Thursday, September 28th at 2:00pm Eastern. This would be a good opportunity for you and people you know to learn more about Innovation Crossroads. You can register at
We would appreciate you forwarding this message and the attached flier to potential candidates in your organization, or to others you may know. We would also be happy to speak with you directly about the Innovation Crossroads program. If you’re interested in learning more, please contact [email protected] and we will be happy to set up a time when we can discuss this opportunity in further detail.