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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Cleantech Open Northeast Welcomes 30 Cleantech Startups to Participate in the 2018 Cleantech Open Accelerator

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Emphasis on agriculture, water & waste, and information & communications technology, with a class of 30 companies, plus 6 CDP teams from across the Northeast.


Boston, MA -- June 11, 2018 -- Cleantech Open Northeast, the Northeast region of the world’s oldest and largest cleantech accelerator program, today announced its 2018 class of 30 startups developing clean technology solutions related to energy, agriculture, water, waste management, advanced materials, and more. Here is a full list of companies participating in the 2018 Cleantech Open Northeast...

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Cleantech Open Northeast Hosts 2018 Mentor Mixer

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Connections were the focus of Cleantech Open Northeast’s 2018 ‘mentor mixer’, hosted by Pepper Hamilton on May 23. While founders of startups concentrated on meeting the right mentors to maximize their development in this year’s program, the structure of the event enabled them to pitch their ideas to a variety of listeners in two different formats.

The event in New York was the second mentor mixer in two days for Cleantech Open Northeast. On May 22, a similar event was held in Boston, which was also well attended. 

The evening began with an introduction...

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