The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Mentor Protégé Program is designed to help small businesses obtain mentoring from DOE prime contractors. The program is meant to foster long-term business relationships between small businesses and DOE prime contractors while increasing the overall number of small business entities that receive DOE contract and subcontract awards.
The program is open to small business, which fulfill one or more of socioeconomic category including:
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
Small businesses interested in participating in the Mentor Protégé Program must:
HOW LONG DOES THE PROGRAM LAST?
When a small business applies for and is approved to participate in the Mentor Protégé Program, it will sign a two-year commitment. Within this time frame, the small business is eligible to receive sole-source subcontracts.
PROGRAM BENEFITS FOR MENTOR
These include however are not limited to the following:
PROGRAM BENEFITS FOR PROTÉGÉ
MENTOR PROTÉGÉ PROGRAM AT INL
At INL, the program includes working with internal champions throughout the life of the MPP agreement. INL looks for companies that reside within a reasonable proximity of the Laboratory in order to ensure program success.
For more information about the DOE's Mentor-Protégé Program at Idaho National Laboratory, please email Stacey Francis using the form below or call (208) 526-8564.
The INL Mentor-Protege Program follows the DOE Office of Small Disadvantage Business Utilization guidelines to determine program eligibility. Visit the DOE Mentor-Protege Program Web site for more information.