CABLE Prize Stage 3


Competitors successful in Stage 2 will develop three larger samples of their conductivity-enhanced material, which will be sent to three different testing organizations. The requirements for these samples will be finalized and available after Stage 2 closes. Competitors must also provide substantial background information on how the sample was made and plans to commercialize the material. The three testing organizations will evaluate each material sample for conductivity and other characteristics. Scores will be based, in part, on the conductivity enhancement (size and extent of breakthrough), other important material characteristics, and leapfrog manufacturability and affordability. Up to four competitors will split a total prize pool of at least $2,000,000.

The CABLE Conductor Manufacturing Prize Stage 2 timeline graphic of a illustrated cable with monthly milestones

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