Cleantech 2007 Announces Winners for Venture & Partnering Competition
May 22, 2007 10:14 AM US Eastern Timezone
Winners and runners-up to present at May 23rd-24th event in Santa Clara.
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TechConnect.org, producer of Cleantech 2007, today announced its Venture & Partnering Conference Competition winners. Cleantech 2007 Venture & Partnering conference takes place May 23rd and 24th at the Santa Clara Convention Center. The three winning companies were selected to receive the awards by a review team comprised of members of the Cleantech 2007 Executive Committee and the Advisory Board.
Clean technologies are rapidly maturing from lab to marketplace. The Cleantech 2007 Venture & Partnering conference provides an ideal forum for "seed" and "early-stage" companies to showcase their technologies, market advantages, and to search for funding. Winning companies and runners-up will be given 10 minutes to present and will have on-site feedback from Cleantech Venture & Partnering Vetting Team. This year’s team includes representatives from such firms as: Cabot Corporation, IBM, P&G, Mohr, Davidow Ventures, DuPont Ventures, Goodrich, Motorola Investments, Wilmer Hale, UBS, Chevron, Eastman Kodak, BASF, DaimlerChrysler, Emerald Technology Ventures and Garage Ventures.
“This year’s awards went to: TAG Technology, in the Chemicals category, Aphois Corporation for Pharma & Biotech and Nila Inc. in Industrial Lighting,” Nora Konopka, Publisher, Engineering and Environmental Sciences for Taylor and Francis Group’s CRC Press. “We were very pleased to sponsor this year’s venture competition and excited to be presenting the awards to the cleantechnology winners.”
The goal of the Early Stage event is to unite early stage public and pre-IPO small-technology products and intellectual property (IP) with industrial users, funding sources, technology providers and the media and analysts community. This venue will be used to promote the commercial maturation across the cleantechnology landscape, globally from technology to products.
Presenting companies are clustered by focus and include: Materials with 10x Technology, ChromoGenics, NanoDynamics, PML- Innovative Particle-Monitoring Technologies, Powdermet Inc andTAG Technology; Sustainables, Efficiencies, Fuels featuring Aphios Corporation, Digital Solid State Propulsion LLC, Digital Sun, DNAin Composites, Microstaq Inc, Nila Inc. Environmentally Sustainable Lighting and Nobska Technologies, Inc.; Water including Microvi Biotecg LLC and Wavefront Energy and Environmental Services Inc.; Energy with Advanced Energy Products Corp., CellTech Power LLC, Gold Star Biodiesel Ltd., GreenVolts, Inc., Mexel USA, Nano Bonus, Prism Solar Technologies Inc., Puget Sound Tidal Power LLC, R&D Power Engineering Institute, Solergy, Sopogy, Inc., Sunlight Direct and Ubiquitous Technologies.
Cleantech 2007 and the Venture & Partnering Conference Competition run concurrently with Nanotech 2007 conference--now celebrating its 10th year as the world’s largest nanotechnology conference of its kind.
TechConnect is a global technology outreach & development organization dedicated to locating the world’s most promising advanced technology sectors and assisting in the development of ecosystems focused on accelerating the flow of technologies from the research phase to the viable market phase. TechConnect produces conferences and publications founded upon the application of the academic Peer-Review process model towards the evaluation of emerging technologies and early stage companies, while providing access to funding, tools and professional resources.