AUTM/FLC/USPTO’s Green Energy Innovation Expo offers networking and potential partnership opportunities to advance technologies in the fight against climate change

Washington, D.C. - May 1, 2023 - The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC), and academic technology transfer non-profit AUTM are collaborating to host the Green Energy Innovation Expo on May 17 at USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia.  
This no-cost event aims to provide a unique environment where licensors of federally funded green energy technologies, including green hydrogen, energy storage, and wind energy, can network and meet with potential licensees to move green energy forward. Attendees can showcase their innovation portfolios in front of key industry representatives and build collaborative relationships with other organizations operating in this field.  
“Innovations in green energy technology are a critical component in our nation’s efforts to tackle climate change,” said Kathi Vidal, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO. “We are excited to facilitate opportunities in the green energy tech community to bring those innovations to impact and market.” 
The Green Energy Innovation Expo is one of several USPTO initiatives bringing innovation to impact by addressing the challenges of climate change. Other initiatives include:

Advance registration is required to attend the Green Energy Innovation Expo. To view the agenda and register, visit the event page on the USPTO website.  
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