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LightWorks® Innovation Accelerator

multidisciplinary effort to leverage ASU’s unique strengths in areas of: Solar Electric – Sustainable Fuels and Products – Energy and Society – Food Systems – Energy and Water Nexus.




Innovation Accelerator Highlights



Microbial Communities
Algae, biomass, and
wastewater research


Restoring the Carbon Balance
CO2 technology, policy, and solutions


Clean Energy Transition
Military resiliency, innovation and training


LightSpeed Solutions
C02 technology, society, and sustainable fuels






Our Mission:

Our mission is to strategically integrate promising technology and ideas with seed funding, market assessments and economic analysis, thus constantly prioritizing ideas with real world application and a viable business model.

What We Do:

  • Link digital humanities with science and technology
  • Leverage insights with research partners
  • Create collaborative communities
  • Data driven commercialization





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