GEM is a volunteer organization that mentors early-stage energy related start-ups at no cost to the start-up to help turn their ideas into a successful business.

The focus for GEM mentoring is to prepare early-stage start-up companies to successfully pitch to Angel or seed round investors.

For an applicant to be considered for the GEM program, the technology they are developing must be in one or more of the areas shown in the chart below.  The technology under development may be a process, equipment or software.