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March 24, 2017 — SBV semifinalists have been notified and statements of work are being prepared.
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Powering the Clean Energy Economy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded nearly $15M in Small Business Vouchers (SBVs) in Round 1 and 2.

The DOE SBV Pilot provides U.S. small businesses with unparalleled access to the expertise and facilities of its national laboratories. Over three rounds, DOE will provide up to $20M to support ~ 100 small businesses by issuing national lab vouchers valued between $50,000 and $300,000 per company.

Important Dates

Round 1: CLOSED

Round 2: CLOSED

Round 3: CLOSED

Recent Webinars

Small Business Vouchers Program Overview

The webinar provides an overview of the Small Business Vouchers Program process and requirements. Watch the presentation.

Round 1 & 2 Results

Approximately $15 million awarded on behalf of 76 businesses in Round 1 and 2. Learn more about awardees.

76 businesses
$15 million

DOE National Labs

*Not every DOE lab is participating in the SBV Pilot. Visit the Technology pages for more information.

How can SBV help me?

SBV links your skills and innovation to the resources and experience of the national labs to help bring your products and ideas to market.

About the Pilot

Does my business qualify?

Businesses with fewer than 500 employees working on advanced energy products and services in the technology areas below are eligible.

Check My Eligibility

Where do I start?

The submission process is easy! Follow the Process and Timeline steps, Read the FAQs or contact the appropriate technology lead.

Get Started