Archive for May, 2012

Global champions of fast cleantech

Fast clean technologies are pivotal in delivering commercially viable energy advantages on the road to sustainable clean economies. They embrace crossovers in innovation that include include software, low-cost hardware or materials to decrease the use of finite resources or increase the use of renewable energies. The clean technology industry is experiencing a mini-boom, driven by […]

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Ignition Labs Q & A Session – 16 May

Ignition Labs is holding a Question and Answer session in the National Innovation Centre at ATP Innovations. The intent of the session is to allow entrepreneurs to ask questions about the Ignition Labs program and specifics around eligibility and their application. When:  Wednesday the 16th of May.  The session will run for 1 hr from 1700 […]

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Australia’s $200m Clean Technology Innovation Program

$200 million has been allocated to the Clean Technology Innovation Program as part of the Australian Government’s Clean Energy Future plan announced in July 2011. The competitive, merit-based, grants program will be run over a 5 year period and will support the research, development and commercialization of clean technology products, processes and services. Designed to be as […]

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Apply for Ignition Labs and increase your chances of winning the Global Green Challenge

Successful Ignition Labs companies are well placed to win up to $EU500,000 in the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge, an international competition that drew 717 entries from 81 countries in 2011.  The winner of the event in 2011 was Australian, Nick Christy, who won with a Water Recycling Shower.  A product that would have been a […]

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Lessons learnt from TechConnect2012: Getting the most out of your mentor

Mentorship is important in any business enterprise and as an entrepreneur it will be particularly important to have someone to turn to for advice, guidance and encouragement. Mentors can be a great resource for help, but you have to be careful whose advice you listen to.  You need someone whose walked the talk, someone who […]

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What is fast Cleantech?

When most people hear the word clean technology the mind immediately conjures images of renewable energies. Wind farms, solar panels, biofuels and the like with long development times and big infrastructure costs. While these are an essential sector within cleantech a number of sub-sectors exist that contribute to decreasing the use of finite resources or […]

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