Legion Member Criteria

Cradle to Commerce seeks to select the best candidates for our program while paying consideration to:

Technical Feasibility: Is the project idea or technology scientifically sound and technically feasible? What are any potential limitations or challenges?

Team and Execution: Does the team communicate the value proposition effectively? Do they have complimentary skills? Do they have a track record of success? Does the team demonstrate the drive and desire to make an impact on the world? Does the team actively highlight the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion?

Impact Potential: Does the project idea or technology have the potential to make a significant positive impact on climate change? How do scalability, relevance to specific climate challenges, and potential for emissions reductions play into the project idea or technology’s potential impact?

Market Viability: Does the project idea or technology have the potential to be commercialized? What are the barriers that need to be addressed in order to go-to-market? Is there a plan to address the barriers?

National Lab and Domain Alignment: Does the project or team have the potential to find complimentary IP in the selected domain(s)? And/or does the project or team have the potential to leverage C2C partner labs’ capabilities?

C2C Application Eligibility

Required Commitments for Applicants

*Note: dates listed in commitments should change in accordance with the given application period.

By submitting a full application to Cradle to Commerce, applicants affirm and certify that all the information and answers to questions within the pre-application and full application form are true and correct to the best of their knowledge and belief. Applicants understand that any misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of any facts called for in the application may render this application void and may be cause for cancellation of my program participation, whenever discovered.

If selected, applicants agree to: