76West

From competition to commercialization, 76West has the resources your startup needs to succeed

76West is an unparalleled competition focused on growing entrepreneurs and attracting resources from the U.S. and around the world to build clean energy businesses and jobs in New York State’s Southern Tier region. Over eight years, the competition offers $40 million in prize money and support services, including a $1 million yearly top prize.

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76West is designed to help clean energy technology startups develop in the region, get early users for their technologies, as well as further develop the community of clean tech innovators, industry experts, educators, and investors.

Winning clean energy startups that are located outside of New York State will need to demonstrate economic impact in one of four ways to meet prize requirements. See competition details to learn more.


76 West Southern Tier Region