JBEI Participates at EERE’s National Lab Impact Summit

May 04, 2016

On May 4, 2016, EERE hosted a National Lab Impact Summit at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to celebrate recent National Laboratory successes and bring together the nation’s public- and private-sector energy leaders to formulate the next stage of clean energy technology innovation. The full-day program included keynote presentations, break-out panels by technology, discussions with industry-leading Chief Technology Officers, interactive exhibits, networking opportunities and tours.

From left: JBEI’s Robert Haushalter, Joshua Heinemann and Jorge Alonso‐Gutierrez and ABPDU’s Deepti Tanjore.

The Summit included a presentations about Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s lab technology-to-market programs such as Lab-Corps. Two teams of researchers from the Berkeley Lab participated in the second round of training of Lab-Corps. ABPDU’s Deepti Tanjore and JBEI’s Joshua Heinemann (team BioAlchemy) and JBEI’s Robert Haushalter, Jorge Alonso‐Gutierrez and ABPDU’s Todd Pray (team Evodia) concluded the rigorous seven-week training. More on their projects can be found here.

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Berkeley Lab’s Exhibit at the EERE National Lab Impact Summit. Credit: NREL

JBEI participated at Berkeley Lab’s interactive exhibit at the Summit. For JBEI it was a great opportunity to showcase its latest achievements through a hands-on demonstration of the steps involved in advanced biofuels production.

Read more about the National Lab Impact Summit.