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May 23, 2019
Letter from CCIA
It's a wrap!

The 2019 Energy Fellows Institute ran from May 15 - 22, with a packed schedules of tours and presentations on the clean energy ecosystem in Colorado. Our 2019 cohort visited Rocky Mountain Institute, NOAA, AMP Robotics, NREL, Steelhead Composites, CSU's Powerhouse, Czero, E Source, Surna, Namaste Solar, Metro Denver Chamber, Cherokee Generating Station, South Denver EDP and IKEA, and heard presentations from dozens more individuals and organizations. Big thanks to everyone who participated - too many to list. If you're interested in learning more about the program, which will welcome its 9th cohort in 2020, check out the website or email Emily Long.

(Pictured: The 2019 Energy Fellows cohort visits IKEA. From left: Jim Thorson, Emily Long - staff, Dan Connors, Tim Beranek, Bethany Speer, Sean Carpenter, Bob Gills, Mike Danielson, Rebecca Arnold, Student Fellow David Broome, Eric White, Frank Zammataro and Student Fellow Alexis Dubois)
CCIA Events & Announcements
Inaugural Commercial Vehicle
Cleantech Challenge

July 10, 2019

We are thrilled to announce our third challenge, this one addressing clean technology solutions for the modern trucking industry. Following the popular and unique model CCIA is now known for, the Commercial Vehicle Cleantech Challenge will be held July 10, 2019. Accepting applications through June 10, 2019.
Cool Planet is looking for a Senior Marketing Manager

The Senior Marketing Manager at Cool Planet is responsible for developing and providing, strategy, tactics and tools to market Cool Planet’s first commercial soil health technology, Cool Terra®, as well as Cool Planet’s growing product portfolio and market segments, which deliver significant impact on the company's growth and the future of sustainable agriculture. Cool Planet is seeking an innovative and visionary marketer with the skills and attitude to get things done with the desire and ability to position Cool Planet as a leader of the soil health / agriculture technology arena. This person currently has no direct reports but there is potential for the team to grow as the company continues its strong growth trajectory.

Creative and fun engineering positions at Czero

Czero specializes in early-stage mechanical engineering R&D for innovations in energy efficiency, energy recovery and renewable fuels. People who thrive at Czero are smart, thorough, creative, proactive, open communicators, unafraid of a new challenge, driven to find the best solution, obsessed with quality, and genuinely interested in what they do. Current openings include Controls Engineer, Mechanical Engineer and others.

Catalyze seeking Director of Product Finance

Catalyze is a growing national company formed from industry veterans in renewable energy development, finance, software, and entrepreneurship. They look for candidates who bring an analytical mindset, critical problem-solving abilities, and willingness to create new ways of doing things that can be replicable and scalable in rapidly growing and new markets.

Partner News & Events
News & Deadlines
Advanced Industries (AI) Export Accelerator Grant Program Accepting Applications
Grant applications are accepted on a rolling basis until funds are exhausted.

The Advanced Industries (AI) Export Accelerator Grant program is now accepting applications from current and aspiring Colorado exporters in the Advanced Industries who are looking to offset international business development and marketing costs.

Grants are available for up to $15,000 for eligible costs for small and medium-sized AI businesses in aerospace, infrastructure engineering, advanced manufacturing, energy and natural resources, bioscience, electronics, and technology and information.

Rockies Venture Club Impact HyperAccelerator
Applications due June 1

Rockies Venture Club is now accepting applications to its 8th HyperAccelerator Program. The HyperAccelerator is a unique program designed for companies who are seeking to become venture/angel capital ready. The program is mentor-driven and is based on a powerful combination of content and hands-on development of the key strategic elements that venture capital and angel investors are looking for.

Partner Events
Best for Colorado
June 6, 2019

Join the Alliance Center on June 6 to celebrate business leaders who are dedicated to effecting transformative change in the world by harnessing the power of business. Don't miss the Best for Colorado Award Celebration on Thursday, June 6, at 5:30 p.m. at Mile High Station. Congratulations to Lever Energy Capital!

ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
July 8-10, 2019

The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit (The Summit) is an annual conference and technology showcase that brings together experts from different technical disciplines and professional communities to think about America's energy challenges in new and innovative ways. Now in its tenth year, the Summit offers a unique, three-day program aimed at moving transformational energy technologies out of the lab and into the market.

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