Learn about what we have planned for the 2022 Cleantech Open Northeast accelerator cohort, and meet some members of our community!

About Cleantech Open

Cleantech Open is the world’s oldest and largest cleantech accelerator and business plan competition. It's like a mini MBA with expert mentoring and the opportunity to build your professional network. Develop the entrepreneurship skills and business materials to take your startup from lab to market. Compete for $60,000 in cash prizes and over $300,000 in goods and services in the Northeast, plus $50,000 in cash prizes at the national level.

Do you have an idea or a promising solution to solve an environmental or energy challenge? You'll have a chance to give a 1-minute pitch!

Cleantech Open provides a comprehensive business development program that includes expert mentors, investor introductions, industry connections, and a chance to compete regionally and nationally for cash prizes and in-kind services to launch your venture.

Featured speakers include:

  • Beth Zonis, Senior Director, Cleantech Open Northeast, NECEC
  • Thorne Sparkman, Managing Director, Slater Technology Fund; In-Kind Sponsor, Cleantech Open Northeast
  • Derek Stein, CEO, TechStyle Materials, 2018 Cleantech Open Northeast Finalist
  • Ben Sorkin, CEO, Flux Marine, 2019 Cleantech Open National Runner up, National People’s Choice Award Winner, and Cleantech Open Northeast Winner
March 31, 2022