Colorado Cleantech Industries Association Announces 2019 Mining Cleantech Challenge Presenters
The call for applications was announced in January, 2019, for the third annual edition of this popular private pitch event. The MCC is one in a series of cleantech Challenges that connect large industry partners directly to innovative clean technology solutions. The 2019 call for applications asked for companies capable of working on issues related to advanced materials and chemicals, plant or biological solutions, methane detection, power management, production efficiency, water, remote sensing and tailings/waste handling and disposal, and blockchain.
Submissions were reviewed, applicants vetted and program partners selected 12 companies to present during the March program. Companies selected represent four U.S. states, three Canadian territories and one Israeli company. Finalists will pitch their technologies to major mining companies and investors represented by the program partners.
CCIA developed the MCC in partnership with an internationally recognized team of industry leaders, including Newmont Mining, Ausenco, Fresnillo Mining, Resource Capital Funds, Jolimont Global, Rocky Mountain Institute, Consulate General of Canada in Denver, Clareo Partners, and Colorado School of Mines.
Companies selected to present include:
Big Blue Technologies
Bishop Water Technologies
dynaCERT Inc./ H2 Tek
Pecos Wind Power
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"This program continues to be a powerful indicator that collaboration is a critical factor in the energy landscape of the future," said Shelly Curtiss, CCIA's executive director. "Connecting cleantech companies to the mining industry is an opportunity to make a positive impact through technology innovation.
"Multi-industry, multi-resource collaboration is our goal across the Challenges series, and this program highlights the strong connections we've made."
The Mining Cleantech Challenge will be held on March 21, 2019, at the Governor's Residence in Denver, CO. A VIP reception will follow the private pitch session. Registration is open for the VIP reception, which is open to the public.
Founded in 2008, Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA) is a statewide organization dedicated to promoting Colorado's cleantech industries. CCIA impacts Colorado's policies, people, products and programs that drive expansion of a cleaner, cheaper, more efficient and secure energy economy. Through advocacy, public policy leadership, development and education, CCIA works to ensure that Colorado is a global cleantech leader. For more information, visit http://coloradocleantech.com/