The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) invests in disruptive ideas to create America’s future energy technologies. The Agency’s mission is to accelerate transformational energy innovations that will create a more secure, affordable, and sustainable American future. ARPA-E focuses exclusively on technologies that would fundamentally change the way we use, generate, and store energy. The Agency invests in innovative ideas from academia, private industry, national labs, start-up companies, and small businesses—providing project teams with an average award of $2-3 million over several years. Every project team receives hands-on guidance to meet ambitious technical milestones that push the boundaries of energy innovation. ARPA-E’s groundbreaking Technology-to-Market program also empowers project teams with business insight and strategies to accelerate the adoption of their potentially game-changing technologies. Learn more: www.arpa-e.energy.gov.