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. The competition offers $20 million in prize money and support services, including a $1 million top prize.

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

Winning clean energy startups that are located outside of NYS 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
Think of it as an 8,605 square mile incubator space for your startup.