CCIA News & Events
Introducing CCIA's New Job Board

CCIA has developed a Job Board to connect career opportunities with qualified cleantech firms and individuals. Whether you're searching for jobs or candidates, the CCIA Job Board offers a wealth of resources to help those in our network.

Given the turbulence caused by COVID-19, CCIA is providing select Job Board products
FREE  for our members  through June 30th. Email Erin Penksa for more details.
Hydrogen Webinar Series
May 21, 2020 |10:00-11:00 am

The Colorado Hydrogen Network is presenting a series of three free webinars in collaboration with Colorado Cleantech Industries Association, Denver Metro Clean Cities and the Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory.

May 21: Intro to Fuel Cell EV’s and Hydrogen Fueling
July 23: The Colorado Hydrogen Network: Initiatives and Mission
August 20: The Role of Electric Utilities & Hydrogen Generation in the Energy Transition

All webinars are 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. MDT.
[PALD] Summit
May 21, 2020 | 10:00 am

Join keynote speakers and industry experts today at the [PALD] summit. The summit is a global digital conference on Particle Atomic Layer Deposition [PALD]. CCIA is excited to partner with Forge Nano to put on this online event.
June 3, 10, 17, 2020

CCIA is proud to partner with the Colorado Bioscience Association for their Boot Camp. This event will cover business fundamentals for cleantech startups while giving companies specific guidance on their business operations. Registration is very limited and only companies that meet this event's criteria will be allowed to register. For more information, please email Haley Whittaker.
New Member
Xavier d’Hubert
Consultant for  John Cockerill
Xavier D'Hubert joined the Colorado Hydrogen Network making him a member of CCIA. Xavier is a consultant for John Cockerill .

"I am a Senior Consultant with a Master in Engineering & MBA, who specializes in the field of Energy for energy intensive industries (cement, steel, minerals) but also on the electricity generation side (Thermal Power plants, renewables, Cogeneration, WTE). I have over 30 years of experience and half of it as an independent consultant.

I have worked extensively with combustion related equipment and solutions - from the fuels, to the burners, the optimization of the combustion, and the air pollution controls. All geared toward energy usage & process efficiency improvement, renewables electricity production, energy storage, green hydrogen, etc.) In various industries, Power, Cement, Minerals, Petrochem, Pulp & Paper, Glass, Steel, ...

I provide business development support with focus on reaching new markets, launching new products & systems, or finding new applications. I do the analysis of the market for that product, monitor the competition, create and develop networks of agents, find local sub-contractors, and support the actual sales efforts; thanks to a thousand rich database of process engineers, plant & production managers I have been in contact with over the years."
Business & Personal Resources
World Trade Month
World Trade Day is the largest international trade and investment conference in the Rocky Mountain Region with over 700 participants. Due to COVID-19, we are converting our in-person conference to a virtual event each Friday in May 2020. We are providing valuable content about international trade that you can't miss!   From global supply chains discussions to global innovation to CBD on a global scale to free trade agreements of the US-UK and North America, there's something for everyone! 

Rockies Venture Club (RVC) is inviting startups to apply for the upcoming Impact HyperAccelerator program.
The RVC HyperAccelerator is a unique program designed for companies who are seeking to become venture 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. The HyperAccelerator strengthens companies by helping them to answer the hard questions that will come up in Due Diligence so that the company is able to clearly articulate its vision, value proposition and strategies.

If you'd like to take part, the ask is that you take the following steps by  Wednesday, May 27th at 5pm MST :

  1. Fill out the program application here
  2. Complete a Gust Profile at, and indicate that you were referred by CCIA

From there, the RVC team will review your application and will notify you by June 15th. 
CCIA's Constant Contact Partnership Program
As the world transitions to online-only business networking and interactions, it's more important to have a reliable email platform. CCIA relies on Constant Contact to stay connected and in communication with members. During this time of increased need for a platform like Constant Contact, we would like to extend a discount to the CCIA network.

Sign up through CCIA’s partnership program and receive a discount of 20% if you pay by month, 30% if you prepay for 6 months, and 40% off if you prepay for the full year. 

View Pricing (discount applied at checkout)

Already using Constant Contact? Move your account under CCIA's Partnership Program to save! Email Erin Penksa with the following:
  • First name & last name of account holder
  • Account username
  • Written consent to your account being moved under CCIA's partnership.
Colorado’s Office of Economic Development and International Trade, in partnership with POLCO and Downtown, Colorado Inc. (DCI), has released a Colorado COVID-19 Business Survey.
The findings illuminate Colorado’s business preparedness, top challenges, impacts on businesses’ operations, revenue and workforce, and ongoing recovery efforts. This survey will serve as one of multiple data points that OEDIT, the State and the Governor’s Council on Economic Stabilization and Growth will use to determine short and long-term recovery strategies, as well as legislative recommendations.
Colorado Small Business Disaster Relief Resources
The Colorado Small Business Development Network has resources for small businesses in Colorado in response to the outbreak. Find the resources offered to your small businesses on their website.

Return to Work Readiness Plan from ISU Insurance
ISU Insurance has provided CCIA members with resources on how to safely return to work.

Colorado Bioscience Association Business Resource Guide
CBSA is working diligently with Colorado's policy makers and business leaders to support Colorado in the response to the pandemic. Reference the resource page for more information.

Help Colorado Now
Looking to help Coloradans during this time? Learn more here:
Physician Entrepreneurs: Apply by May 22 nd  to join the Innosphere Ventures Commercialization Program  
Physicians with technologies for the health care industry or early-stage companies are encouraged to join the upcoming Physician Entrepreneur Program which will offer one-on-one support and specialized content in a cohort setting for physicians working on the development and commercialization of health-related products, tools and applications. Whether you’re in the early idea stage or have a first prototype, this commercialization program designed just for physician entrepreneurs will help you move your idea forward and build a successful enterprise. Apply by May 22 nd .