Applications due by 8/31 for Advanced Industry Accelerator Grant Programs
The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade is accepting applications for the first grant cycle of the Advanced Industries Accelerator grant programs for fiscal year 2017.  Learn more and apply here  for Proof of Concept Grants and Early-Stage Capital & Retention grants. Applications will open July 1, 2016 and are due August 31, 2016.

Help DIA plan for new international routes
DIA is asking for your feedback as they plan future international routes. If your business is taking you overseas or if you're planning for international growth, please take a few minutes to fill out this survey.  DIA will be collecting responses until Wednesday, August 24.

VIP Reception, 9/1
Interested in meeting the presenting companies? Please join us for the VIP Reception at the Governor's Residence on September 1 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm.
Register here.

New Report from Center for the New Energy Economy
CNEE released the first two papers in a   Summer Series on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. T his paper series explores the status of state the Energy Efficiency Resource Standard (EERS) and the RPS policies and identifies options available to policy makers to further drive market certainty for these investments.

National Drive Electric Week
September 10 - 18, come join Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition and Southern Colorado Clean Cities Coalition for fun and festive ride & drive events all along the front range in Aurora, Boulder, and Colorado Springs. Come show off your own electric vehicle (EV) or test drive ones from BMW, Nissan, Ford, Chevy, and Audi.  Learn more.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking applications for funding to develop advanced biofuels, renewable chemicals and biobased products impacting the Biobased Economy. Formerly known as the Biorefinery Assistance Program, the USDA is accepting applications in two cycles. Applications for the first funding cycle are due 10/3/16, and applications for the second cycle are due 4/3/17. Learn more here.

Nominate a Cleantech Leader!
Nominations due by September 23
Do you know someone who should be recognized for their leadership in Colorado's cleantech community?  

Governor's Award Governor's Award for High Impact Research
October 16
Join CO-LABS for the 2016 Governor's Award for High Impact Research Awards, which recognizes & celebrates ground-breaking scientists. The event will be held at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Registration opens August 28. Learn more here.

Are you a manufacturer? Could your company be a supplier to the Hydrogen & Fuel Cell industry?
If so, we want to hear from you! The Colorado Hydrogen Coalition, Department of Energy Fuel Cell Technologies Office, Ohio Fuel CellCoalition, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Research Group, University of California Irvine,  Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, and Virginia Clean Cities are collaborating to create new relationships and systems integration into the hydrogen and fuel cells market by creating a database of manufacturers and suppliers to the hydrogen & fuel cell industry.
Take the survey here  to be included in the national database.

Innovation Opportunity for Startups
Synoptica, a web-based innovation platform that matches buyers with matches buyers with suppliers of innovative technologies, is working with Knight Frank and EC Synergy to engage with innovators to improve the energy efficiency and reduce carbon emission across their client portfolios through adoption of the following low carbon building technologies.
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NREL Announces Upcoming Industry Growth Forum
April 13-14, 2017
The annual NREL Industry Growth Forum has moved to the spring! The Forum connects emerging clean energy companies with receptive sources of capital and strategic partners. We hope you can join us April 13-14, 2017  at the Westin in Denver, CO. Stay tuned for more details. 


The Proof is Possible U.S. Tour - Tiny Home Expo 2016  

On September 1, Corbett Lunsford is coming to EEBC in Golden, Colorado with a high performance, energy efficient tiny house on wheels called the #TinyLab. Corbett will be educating consumers and contractors about sustainable energy efficient homes, building performance best practices, and be on hand to give tours of the #TinyLab. 
More info.