December 06, 2019

Medical supplier Medline and STEM RTP among Cleantech Innovation Award winners

RALEIGH – Nine individuals and organizations working to bring cutting-edge clean technologies to North Carolina got recognized as part of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster’s Cleantech Innovation Awards.

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December 03, 2019

NCDOT Drone Program Wins Cleantech Innovation Award

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation's innovative drone program has earned another award, this time for the use of drones to deliver medical supplies and the positive environmental impact the initiative will have in the future.

The Cleantech Innovation Awards was organized this year to recognize and honor the individuals and organizations driving cleantech innovation and deployment in the Triangle region. The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, an industry-led initiative focused on accelerating clean technology, organized the awards program. 

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November 26, 2019

Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster to present awards for the most innovative projects, organizations & leaders in local cleantech sector

RALEIGH – With its Cleantech Innovation Awards program, the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster is celebrating the individuals, organizations and projects behind the Triangle’s growing clean energy sector.

The ceremony will convene 200 attendees at Market Hall in downtown Raleigh on December 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Cleantech Innovation Awards span eight categories. Here’s a breakdown (with nominees).

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October 30, 2019

Job hunting? More than 300 cleantech industry positions available at career fair

RALEIGH – The Cleantech Connect Career Fair, put on by the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, will have more than 310 open jobs for candidates to pursue at Wednesday’s event.

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September 20, 2019

Charlotte accelerator program reveals latest class of tech startups

The Joules Accelerator road show is underway with seven tech startups in its latest cohort.

Director Bob Irvin introduced the class Wednesday night in Charlotte and the tour is wrapping up today in Raleigh as the startups meet with established businesses there in search of potential pilots, sponsorship or funding. They went through the same drill in Charlotte on Thursday.

There are no companies from the Charlotte region in this batch of startups seeking business contacts, possible funding and mentoring through the accelerator. Two are from the Research Triangle, where Joules is partnering with the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster. Another two startups are from Australia, and three are from California.

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September 10, 2019

Two Triangle startups are among seven firms picked for cleantech accelerator program

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Two Triangle firms are among seven emerging companies picked to participate in the Joules Accelerator Catalyst Program next week as part of the North Carolina Cleantech Corridor initiative.

The Joules Accelerator and the Research Triangle Cleatech Cluster are partners in the $1.5 million program, a three-year initiative designed to help boost cleantech development between Raleigh and Charlotte. The seven firms will be part of programs in Raleigh and Charlotte between Sept. 18-20.

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July 18, 2019

Report: Clean energy sector grows 3.5% to 110,000 jobs in NC

RALEIGH – North Carolina added some 3,700 clean tech energy jobs in 2018, increasing the industry sector’s employment total to some 110,000, according to a new report.

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April 22, 2019

Earth Day everyday: Celebrating the clean technologies that protect the environment

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April 16, 2019

North Carolina trying to attract more 'cleantech' companies

Knowing what "cleantech" or "clean technology" is is the first step to understanding why it could be important to North Carolina

"Essentially it's any technology or process that improves the quality of people's lives and reduces the consumption of energy," said Susan Sanford, who is the executive director of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster.

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March 19, 2019

‘Cleantech Corridor’ from Triangle to Charlotte taking steps toward reality

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – As cleantech startups from around the country descend into Charlotte and Raleigh for the Joules Accelerator this week, Susan Sanford, executive director of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC), recently chatted with WRAL TechWire about what it all means for North Carolina.

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