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The Canadian Consulate in New York and Cleantech Open Northeast announce partnership promoting cleantech innovation in the US and Canada

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The Canadian Consulate in New York and Cleantech Open Northeast announce partnership promoting cleantech innovation in the US and Canada The Canadian Consulate recruited startups from across Canada to the renowned Cleantech Open accelerator, is supporting their participation in the program. 

Boston, MA and New York, NY, June 18, 2019 – The Canadian Consulate in New York (“the Consulate”) is partnering with Cleantech Open Northeast to support Canadian cleantech startups, helping them raise funding and gain market traction in the US. This partnership...

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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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