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The 2017 Cleantech Open-Midwest Semi-Finalists Have Been Announced!

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Press Release Announcing the 2017 Semi-Finalists of the Cleantech Open-Midwest

May 25, 2017

The Midwest Region of the Cleantech Open is very pleased to announce our 25 semi-finalists for the 2017 Cleantech Open-Midwest accelerator! Selected from a pool of over 120 candidates the 2017 teams hail from 10 of the 13 Cleantech Open-Midwest states including Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, North Dakota, Iowa, Kentucky, and Wisconsin. And significantly 20% of the business teams are led by student CEO’s and 25% of the teams are led by female...

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Partnership with Emerging Prairie

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Cleantech Open is honored to begin building a partnership with Emerging Prairie out of North Dakota! 

Emerging Prairie (EP) is an organization that believes in and nurtures the potential of our community and its leaders. They have made it their mission to celebrate the entrepreneurs, artists, creators, and community leaders in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Recognition of their community’s potential, development of an environment for social connectivity, and the act of highlighting the risk takers and change-makers is vitally important, as these are the key...

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QleanTech

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Midwest wins National Chemicals and Advanced Materials Award for 2016: QleanTech (Mendota Heights, MN)

The National Chemicals & Advanced Materials Award was won by QleanTech (Mendota Heights, MN) for their unique water systems for buildings. The company started with dental hospital water systems and have expanded to include clinics, critical care facilities, and any facility where immune compromised persons reside or are provided care. Systems are available for schools, institutions, hotels, and anywhere where complete control of building water safety is...

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Have A Sustainable Idea for the Planet?

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Cleantech Open-Midwest Student Division is for You 

Do you have a big idea for addressing climate change or sustainability?  Do you want to turn your idea into a business? Cleantech Open Midwest's new student division can help make that dream a reality.

Open to all current undergraduate and graduate students throughout the 13-state Midwest region, the new student division offers a 12-week program that can help you transform an idea into a viable business plan. The program includes 
  • a 12-week curriculum, intensive and specialized mentoring from experienced...
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Touch Light Innovations

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Swarnav Pujari participated in the 2016-17 Cleantech Open Business Accelerator. He brought to life TouchLight Innovations. He was also recognized for winning the #1 Emerging Technology Award! Read this amazing article below about Swarnav and TouchLight Innovations! To see the full article by Frederick Daso, go to: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/from-start-startup-swarnav-toughlight-innovations-frederick-daso?trk=v-feed&lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_detail_base%3B5u%2BSbRLWBcVpUs%2B13TrZTA%3D%3D


From Start to Startup: Swarnav and TouchLight Innovations

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