TechLab: Climate Change is a Company-in Residence program for emerging companies making a significant impact on the carbon balance of the planet. The program is an immersive learning experience for students as they work side by side with the companies on the deployment and market development of their breakthrough innovations.
Chemical Engineering | Class of 2023
Mapping Carbon Pricing and Trends
Produce a heat map of carbon pricing and trends across North America, Europe and Asia, and develop hypotheses as to how this will impact the strategic investment decisions of global industrial players operating CO2 emitting processes.
Environmental & Economic Benefits of Bipolar Battery Technology
Determine environmental and economic benefits of Gridtential’s bipolar battery technology that is designed to be compatible with the world's existing lead battery infrastructure.
Creating Valuable Commodity Using Wast CO & CO2 Streams
Examine methods of separation and associated capital and operating costs in arriving at a proposed design for specific molecules used by the company.
Products Made with Captured and Recycled Carbon
Building a marketplace for consumer products made with captured and upcycled CO2.
Blue Hydrogen Opportunities
Market analysis for blue hydrogen opportunities.
TechLab: Climate Change pairs emerging and scaling startups with top-tier graduate and undergraduate students studying a wide range of fields including computer science, data analytics, chemical engineering, material science, robotics, business, and sustainability.
The goal is to educate students through an immersive project that tackles an important problem for the company. Students learn the entrepreneurial process directly from the principles of the company using the company itself as the “living case study.”
By participating in the program, companies gain access to the University of Michigan resources and network as well as top student talent. The Center for Entrepreneurship seeks to help our students change the world by embedding them in this emerging field and the companies tackling one of the most pressing problems of our time.
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