Category: Northeast

Cleantech Open Northeast Innovation Spotlight: Plastic Waste Reduction

Posted by Annie Patyk and Kasrah Eslami on

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Plastic is a manmade miracle–a manipulation of nature that has fueled rapid industrial development and an improved quality of life worldwide. Created from the same building blocks that form crude oil, plastic polymers are synthetically rearranged in a way that produces magical properties. The material we are left with is lightweight, durable, flexible, can take and hold any shape, and is easy and cheap to produce. Because of this, humans have produced 8.3 billion metric tons of it since the early 1950’s–the comparative...

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Celebrating Cleantech Accomplishments “A Real Treat” at the Cleantech Open Northeast Finals

Posted by Kaitlin Hollinger on

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Photo Courtesy of Kaitlin Hollinger, Cleantech Open Northeast Fall 2018 Innovation Fellow. 10/11/18.

Fellow innovators of the 2018 cohort, Andrew Tsang of Insanerator, and Barrett Mully of Aclarity, at the Cleantech Open Showcase at the Hynes Convention Center.


The atmosphere at Cleantech Open Northeast’s Regional Finals held a unique mix of collegiality, nerves, celebration, and excitement. As the audience waited on the group of seven VIP judges to decide the top four Finalists from the Northeast (who will go on to compete at the Global Forum), the rest of...

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Cleantech Open Northeast Accelerator Program Awards 2018’s Top Cleantech and Energy Startups

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Six companies will go on to compete for a grand prize at the Cleantech Open Global Forum in January.

Boston, MA -- October 18, 2018 -- Cleantech Open Northeast, the Northeast division of Cleantech Open, the world’s largest cleantech accelerator, announced its 2018 regional winners: Acoustic Diagnostic System, Aquova Water Technologies, Radical Plastics, and Social Solar. Each of these companies will receive $10,000 in cash plus additional in-kind services and will go on to represent the Northeast at the Cleantech Open Global Forum in Los Angeles, CA in...

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