The search for viable business models is the holy grail of clean tech. This event will bring together experts and entrepreneurs to share perspectives on how to succeed with sustainable technologies.
Keynote: Ian Adams from Clean Energy Trust will discuss business trends and opportunities in environmental sustainability. Clean Energy Trust's mission is to partner with innovators to bring scientific and technological advancements to market that change how the world generates, consumes and reuses energy and natural resources. Since 2014, its seed fund has invested in 23 startups, which then raised over $100 million in follow-on funding.
Panel Discussion: Developing viable business models based on green technologies
- Christoph Krumm - Sironix Renewables
- John Griffin - TerraCOH
- Shannon Schlecht - AURI, the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute
- Michelle Bellanca - Executive-in-Residence for the Abbas Biosensors and Bionanotechnology Lab
- Dave Goebel - EnVerde
- Ian Adams - Clean Energy Trust
Moderator: Kirk Froggatt, Technological Leadership Institute
This event is organized by MIN-Corps, the Office for Technology Commercialization, and the Institute on the Environment, with additional support from the Technological Leadership Institute and the 3M Technology Commercialization Education Fund.