ERI@N is strategically placed in the wider domain of clean energy and energy efficiency that focuses on applied research and deployment with targeted industry participation - which provides the opportunity to understand problems and accordingly work on relevant solutions that are practical, deployable, cost effective, scalable and marketable.
The aims of the ERI@N Accelerator Programme are:
Accelerate the transition from lab to commercialization for technologies aligned with the core vision and mission of ERI@N
Provide facilities, seed funding, mentorship for staff and students to take their inventions or inventions from around the world to the market place
Support the development an entrepreneurial and innovation culture across NTU and Singapore.
To date there are about 13 start-ups which have spun out of ERI@N. The focus ranges from Materials, Energy Storage, Internet-Of-Things, Software as a Service, Power Electronics, Air-Condition and Mechanical Ventilation, among others.