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

Posted by Beth Zonis on

For Immediate Release:

Emily Lundberg

Communications Director

Cleantech Open

Sean Davenport

Communications Manager


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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Three CTO Alumni Take their Technology Abroad

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The portfolio of companies that have moved through Cleantech Open's annual accelerator since its launch in 2005 contains a multitude and variety of #CTOAlumniSuccess stories. Early-stage cleantech companies often find opportunities in international markets. While many CTO Alumni have cut their teeth in international markets, let's highlight three standouts: Advanced Materials company Urbix  in Vietnam (CTO 2016), Agriculture, Water, and Waste company Viroment in China (CTO, 2014), and Smart Power company Fenix International in Africa (CTO 2009), which was...

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Cleantech Open Northeast Innovation Spotlight: Agriculture & Food Security

Posted by Annie Patyk on

This article features the following 2018 Cleantech Open Northeast Graduates: Haystack, OysterTracker, Capro-X, Foodspace, and GreenChoice


When it comes to our food system, we are entering a time marked by expansive change. We need more food, water, arable land, and money if we are going to accommodate the earth’s growing population and subsequent demand for calories. The majority of modeling studies agree that climate change impacts on crop yields will be negative from the 2030s onward. According to the FAO, food production will have to increase by 60 percent...
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