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Opportunity in China for Companies using Zinc, Tungsten or Lead and Companies Focused on Enhancing Energy Efficiency
360ip is working with investors in China who are very interested in potential portfolio companies which use either zinc, tungsten or lead in their products/business (any field should be suitable). The investors could invest directly in these companies and then facilitate their expanding into China via a joint venture.
In addition to these materials companies, they are also interested in companies focused on enhancing energy efficiency which have commercial-ready products and are also interested in expanding into China.
February 27, 2014 – The U.S. Department of State issued the following news release:
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Department of State, and the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) will host a roundtable discussion highlighting the official launch of the Asia-Pacific Clean Energy Program on February 27 at 2 p.m.
The Asia-Pacific Clean Energy Program is being launched under the U.S. – Asia Pacific Comprehensive Energy Partnership (USACEP), which focuses on facilitating renewable and cleaner energy, markets and interconnectivity, the emerging role of natural gas, and sustainable development in the region. Read More…
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The Cleantech Group would like to offer you an exclusive opportunity to network, socialize, and get deals done with companies from Israel!
Cleantech startups are disrupting global industries. We are observing fundamental shifts in many key segments of the economy. The economy is experiencing a fundamental shift from centralized to distributed systems. Consumers are gaining power and are decentralizing decisions and processes.
This is causing a massive change in customer experiences, and placing incumbent business models at risk. This change is remarkable, and the pace of this change is accelerating.
Examples are all around us in energy, water, energy efficiency, transportation, waste and many others! Explore more on this year’s theme below.
|For more information and to schedule your one-on-one meeting(s) with these leading Israeli companies, please contact: Dana Bernson|
The Department of Energy is looking to recruit judges for the 2014 Better Buildings Case Competition (BBCC), and they have asked us to ping the SAPC network to see if any of you would be interested. Please see details below. If you would like to pursue this opportunity, please contact Jessica Knapstein (cc’ed) at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 202-287-1646.
The Canadian Consulate General in Seattle seeks a Trade Commissioner (Sustainable Technologies) for the International Business Development Section. This is an exciting opportunity to work with the Consulate General of Canada – a modern organization that focuses on its core business to provide key services to Canada and Canadians with enthusiasm and dedication. The Consulate General is seeking someone who is dynamic, client focused and ready to work with colleagues to implement an innovative approach to service delivery.
Under the general direction of the Consul and Senior Trade Commissioner and in accordance with the international priorities of the Government of Canada and its specific objectives in the US, the incumbent is mainly responsible for providing integrated International Business Development (IBD) support to the Sustainable Technologies sector in the four-state area in the US Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska).
POSITION TITLE: Trade Commissioner (Sustainable Technologies)
SECTION: International Business Development Section
LOCATION: Consulate General of Canada, Seattle, Washington.
POSITION NUMBER: EXT-302500
LEVEL: LE – 08
STARTING SALARY: $79,471.00 USD plus benefits
TENURE: Five year term
COMPETITION NO: 611-008.14
DATE POSTED: January 23, 2014
CLOSING DATE: Midnight, February 6, 2014, (Pacific Daylight Time)
EY’s Entrepreneur Of The Year™ (EOY) Award honors the most outstanding entrepreneurs who inspire others with their passion, vision and achievement. As we begin our 2014 search for the country’s most innovative entrepreneurs, we hope you’ll share the vision and nominate someone in your community to be named among the next generation of business leaders.
EOY is a competitive awards program that recognizes leaders who are driving successful, innovative businesses and celebrates their exemplary performance.
2013 TechBridge Challenge
Seeking innovative hardware and software proposals for microgrid operation.
TechBridge awards for technology validation and development services valued at more than $25,000 are now available from the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) or another Fraunhofer Institute. These services help to de-risk technologies, lowering barriers to private investment and strategic partnerships. Over the past 3 years, 20 TechBridge startups have received over $40 million in follow-on funding.
Applicants will be evaluated based on the potential impact of their technology solution on the adoption of microgrids due to significant cost and feature advantages over existing solutions. Applications are due Wednesday, January 15, 2014.
Energy Department Announces Topics and New Approaches for Grants to Small Businesses in Clean Energy Technologies
The Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) today announced new topics under its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Technology Transfer (STTR) program that will help small businesses develop innovative ideas and deliver market-driven solutions. EERE’s areas of interest range from energy-saving buildings and manufacturing to sustainable transportation and renewable electricity generation. Small businesses that win awards in these programs keep the rights to any technologies they develop and are encouraged to commercialize them.
Grant applications submitted by small businesses must respond to a specific topic and subtopic. EERE topics for this release include:
- Integrating Energy Efficient Solid-state Lighting with Advanced Sensors and Controls
- Prototype Fuel Cell-Battery Electric Hybrid Truck for Waste Transportation
- Software Tools for Photovoltaic Soft Cost Reductions and Grid Integration
- U.S. Offshore Wind Personnel and Equipment Transfer Systems
- Novel Membranes and Non-Platinum Group Metal Catalysts for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells.
The SBIR/STTR application process starts with a Letter of Intent, which eligible businesses must file by December 16, 2013. In addition, an information webinar on the topics will be held on Monday, November 4, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Register now to attend the webinar. Read More…
This RFP seeks proposals for the development of a comprehensive self-guided program, called the Cleantech Commercialization Toolkit. The toolkit will define the steps necessary for successful technology development and commercialization; will provide the resources, templates, and instructions necessary for cleantech companies to build the capabilities needed for commercialization; and will allow for progress tracking and document sharing through an interactive website that will be developed as part of this effort. The objectives of the toolkit are to help cleantech companies assess the state and maturity of their business, the business potential for their innovations, to identify and assess the intended market, build internal capabilities to protect the technology and prepare it for launch, and manage the product once commercialized.
Learn more here.
Proposal Deadline: December 6, 2013
Theme: Food and Sustainability
Event Summary and Mission
The GoGreen Conference is a one-day, interactive sustainability learning experience. With a distinct
platform of bringing together leaders from across industries and sectors, GoGreen builds viable
networks and cross-pollinates sustainability best practices throughout the regional business
Our mission is to empower business and governmental decision-makers with sustainability strategies,
tools and connections to create positive impact at their organizations.
In this call for proposals, GoGreen is seeking the following submissions:
- Case Study Proposal (for inclusion as a part of a session or panel)
- Solutions Labs (75 min)
- How-To Workshops (75 min)
Read more about qualifications and requirements here: GoGreenSeattle-2014