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Vartega Awarded Small Business Innovation Research Grant from NSF

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Vartega has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant for $224,998 to conduct research and development (R&D) work on carbon fiber reinforced polymer powders for additive manufacturing applications.

Vartega is leveraging its carbon fiber recycling technology and material development expertise to advance polymer feedstocks for powder bed fusion additive manufacturing. Vartega is developing a novel process that will allow thermoplastic powders to be reinforced with carbon fiber while ensuring these...

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Cleantech Open at the Forefront of Social Entrepreneurialism

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Why make the effort? Because the Cleantech Open accelerator’s broad cross-sector approach to innovation promotes cross-pollination with a wide range of business models, scientific principles put to work, all at various points in the supply chain—jostling, cooperating, competing, and invariably informing one another. Indeed, throughout its history, the accelerator has supported the rise of an invaluable new branch of cleantech: green social entrepreneurialism. While clean technologists consider the techno-social implications of resource depletion, social...

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Startup Accelerator and Competition for Promising Cleantech Entrepreneurs Announces May 1 Deadline

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For Immediate Release:


Emily Lundberg

Communications Director

Cleantech Open

elundberg@cleantechopen.org


Sean Davenport

Communications Manager

NECEC

sdavenport@necec.org


Startup Accelerator and Competition for Promising Cleantech Entrepreneurs Announces May 1 Deadline


With a $1.2 billion portfolio of clean technology innovations, the nonprofit Cleantech Open trains competition-winning entrepreneurs to succeed in business while solving intractable environmental challenges.


BOSTON, MA, April 8, 2019– Cleantech Open is now accepting applications from innovative startups...

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