Innovating for resilience: Polsky Center launches 'Resurgence' cleantech accelerator

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The University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is pleased to announce the launch of Resurgence, a new cleantech accelerator powered by Deep Tech Ventures.

Polsky Deep Tech Ventures is a full-spectrum accelerator and venture support initiative dedicated to translating deep tech innovations into startups that bring life-saving, world-changing products and services to market. The University of Chicago unveiled the initiative earlier this year, since which it has also announced the inaugural cohort of its data science and artificial intelligence accelerator, Transform.

The launch of Resurgence marks the latest in this commitment to support entrepreneurs bringing new innovations to market.

Startups participating in the accelerator will gain access to business training and technical advisement, premier facilities, industry mentors, student talent, and venture capital, as well as additional funding opportunities. This 9-month hybrid program is designed to support ventures that are focused on four specific areas of the cleantech industry:

  • Energy storage and infrastructure
  • Next-generation nuclear solutions
  • Hydrogen and alternative fuels
  • Materials refinement and process intensification­

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This story was first published by UChicago's Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. 

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