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Kronfeld Motors

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This is an amazing piece by Kronfeld Motors, one of our 2017 Cleantech Open-Midwest teams! Read more about them below!

Kronfeld Motors:

I can remember seeing photos and video of China way back in the 70’s and 80’s and what always stood out the most were the people on bikes.  Thousands upon thousands – probably millions and the traffic jams they had were composed of bicycles, not cars.  I can recall thinking in my condescending, American cultural zeitgeist – “Look at that – they’re so backward they don’t even have cars.”  How time always...

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Atlas Energy Systems, LLC

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Here is an amazing piece about Atlas Energy Systems, LLC! This is one of our 2017 Cleantech Open-Midwest teams. Learn more about them below!

Atlas Energy Systems, LLC:

Atlas Energy Systems, LLC is a nuclear energy company actively researching methods to recycle radioactive waste into usable electricity. The current goal of the company is to develop safe, long-lived radioisotope batteries and power supplies utilizing the materials in spent nuclear fuel. Spent nuclear fuel from nuclear reactors is continuing to accumulate with limited outlets for storage or...

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AmebaGone Inc.

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AmebaGone Inc. fights bacterial infection without antibiotics or toxic chemicals

“One of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today”

Antibiotics are used everywhere

  • Human medicine
  • Disease prevention and treatment in agricultural plants and animals
  • Growth promotion in agricultural animals

If you’ve ever had a friend or loved one in the hospital or a long-term care facility, you know the fear of antibiotic resistant infections, particularly multiple antibiotic-resistant strains. Easily passed between individuals and difficult to...

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Sofi's Taste Kineto

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Sofi’s Taste Kineto

Sofi’s Taste Kineto is the first Ethiopian Brewery company in Minnesota. The name of the drink is Kineto, known as “Tella”. Fulfilling the natural desire taste of sweet and smooth. The drink is made out of natural grains of barley, honey, and water. Our business aims to bring a familiar taste to the Ethiopian community while providing a new taste the American community. As the drink is made out of natural grain ingredients, we are being mindful of our waste. Instead of simply just throwing away the cooked barley we are strategizing...

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75F is in the StarTribune!

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Congratulations to 75F, a Cleantech Open alumni, for appearing in the StarTribune! To read the full article, click here.

Business heats up for Burnsville-based building control firm 75F

By: Neal St. Anthony

75F is one fairly hot small business based in often-chilly Minnesota.

Founder Deepinder Singh, a software engineer by training, started brainstorming 75F a decade ago after he was frustrated with his efforts to control the temperature in the baby’s room of his drafty Mankato house.

He now runs a Burnsville company that has 50 employees, has raised several...

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