The ARPA-E Newsletter: March 22, 2013
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T2M Summer Intern Applications Due April 1
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ARPA-E is seeking Technology-to-Market (T2M) Scholars for the summer of 2013 who have a unique combination of technical and business skills to assist in the commercialization of high-impact energy technologies. Applications are due by 12 p.m. EST on Monday, April 1, 2013.

Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree (preferably in a technical field), are in the midst of completing a graduate level degree (preferably MBA or technical degree M.S./Ph.D. with a business focus), and have 3+ years of relevant work experience. Applicants should be prepared for deep immersion in a specific energy program area and must be comfortable working independently. Strong written and oral communication abilities, as well as an interest in energy and energy technologies, are required. 

To learn more and apply, please click here.

Summit Keynote

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Missed the 2013 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit last month? ARPA-E Deputy Director Dr. Cheryl Martin’s keynote address has just been posted to the ARPA-E website. Click here to view her speech.

We'll be working to post additional videos from past Summits to the ARPA-E website in the coming weeks, so be sure to check back. 

Two New Funding Opportunities

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ARPA-E has announced two new funding opportunities:
REMOTE (Reducing Emissions Using Methanotrophic Organisms for Transportation Energy) will develop transformational biological technologies to convert gas to liquids (GTL) for transportation fuels. 

METALS (Modern Electro/Thermochemical Advancements for Light-Metal Systems) will develop innovative technologies for cost-effective processing and recycling of Aluminum, Magnesium and Titanium. METALS will also develop technologies for rapid and efficient light metal sorting to enable domestic recycling. 

REMOTE Concept Papers are due by 5 p.m. EST on Monday, April 15, 2013. METALS Concept Papers are due by 5 p.m. EST on Monday, April 22, 2013. For more information on these new opportunities, including how to submit a Concept Paper or find teaming partners, please click here

ARPA-E "Office Hours"

ARPA-E University is introducing a new "Office Hours" series that will allow the ARPA-E community to interact with Program Directors in a live Q&A format.
ARPA-E University Office Hours
Want to learn more about how ARPA-E is changing the way we think about battery management? Check out this video overview of our AMPED program, and then tune in for a live Q&A session with ARPA-E Program Director Dr. Ilan Gur in the first installment of the new ARPA-E University: Office Hours series on Wednesday, April 3 from 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. EST. General background and updates on the AMPED program can be found in the the AMPED community newsletter. To register for Dr. Gur’s Office Hours, please click here. Registration is free and required. 

Licensing Webinar

ARPA-E University Technology-to-Market
Join us for the next edition of ARPA-E University: Technology-to-Market with Dr. Karina Edmonds, Technology Transfer Coordinator for the Department of Energy. Dr. Edmonds will review the impact of the America Invents Act on licensing, what to expect in a license agreement and their typical monetary terms, and how to meet the licensing needs of start-ups and academics.

This live webinar will take place on Wednesday, April 10th from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EST. It builds on the Energy Innovation and IP Strategy session of ARPA-E University that was held in December 2012. Registration is free and required. To register, please click here.