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The Schmidt Family Foundation

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  • Materials Supply Chain
  • Cell/Module Design and Manufacturing
  • Batteries and Storage
  • Performance (Cell/Module/System)
  • Community Solar
  • Photovoltaics (PV)
  • Reliability (Cell/Module/System)
  • All clean-tech or renewable energy sectors
  • Characterization and Metrology Tools
  • System Design and Construction
  • Tandem Solar Cells
  • System Models
  • Silicon
  • Perovskite
  • Controls and Optimization
  • Other absorber technology
  • Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)
  • III-V
  • Recycling
  • Cybersecurity
  • Solar + Energy Storage
  • Grid Integration and Modeling
  • Cadmium Telluride
  • Building Integrated
  • Buildings
  • Black start
  • Investor
  • Solar

Based in the Bay Area, TSFF is the family foundation of Wendy and Eric Schmidt. It supports pioneering, people-centered solutions that are human rights and planet-aligned, working to restore the connection between humans and our planet.

Key Technical Support

These are the rankings of the specific industries, technologies, etc. that The Schmidt Family Foundation supports

Business Development & Commercialization
We are capable of Business Development & Commercialization
We are capable of Strategy
Software Development
We are capable of Software Development
Hardware Development
We are capable of Hardware Development
Product Development
We are capable of Product Development
Product Design
We are capable of Product Design
System Design
We are capable of System Design
We are capable of Manufacturing
Fabrication & Prototyping
We are capable of Fabrication & Prototyping
We are capable of Robotics
Technical Analysis
We are capable of Technical Analysis
Procurement of Raw Materials
We are capable of Procurement of Raw Materials
Utility Scale
We are capable of Utility Scale
Science, Research and Development
We are capable of Science, Research and Development
Legal, Insurance, and Public Policy
We are capable of Legal, Insurance, and Public Policy
Funding & Investments
We are capable of Funding & Investments
Marketing & Promotion
We are capable of Marketing & Promotion
Testing and Validation
We are capable of Testing and Validation
Competition Support & Pitch Prep
We offer our support for Competition Support & Pitch Prep
Connection to Extended Network
We have a grantee network of grassroots organizations working for environmental justice. These contacts can be helpful to those hoping to understand the need of low-income communities in the design and technology development process.
Mentorship & Knowledge Sharing
Community development, impact monitoring and evaluation, environmental justice
Supports challenges in the Validation phase.
Supports challenges in the Scaling phase.
Supports challenges in the Establishing phase.
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The Schmidt Family Foundation

555 Bryant Street #370

Palo Alto, CA 94301