CCIA & CALSTART Announce Call for Applications for the 2021 Commercial Vehicle Cleantech Challenge
Businesses with innovative solutions for the commercial vehicle industry are encouraged to apply.
Following on the successful first year of the CVCC in 2019, this challenge provides an opportunity for direct, high-value connections between leaders in the trucking industry, and innovative new and renewable technology solutions. Companies selected for participation in the program have the opportunity to present directly to industry representatives and the winning company receives a cash prize.
"Transportation and mobility are at a pivotal juncture and we are excited to host the Commercial Vehicle Cleantech Challenge, which will showcase the power of bringing together inspiring innovators with sector leaders to promote technology, efficiency and accessibility,"
This year, CCIA has partnered with CALSTART to host CVCC, along with industry partners and sponsors Toyota, Eaton, Navistar, Kenworth, GM, NextEra Energy, the Consulate General of Canada in Denver, RMI, Denver Metro Clean Cities, National Renewable Energy Lab, E Source, NACFE, and the Colorado Hydrogen Network.
The application is now open for cleantech companies to showcase their innovative products and technologies. Applications will be accepted until Thursday, May 6, 2021.
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
Infrastructure for Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging
Infrastructure for Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) charging
Cost reduction for electrification of the powertrain
Vehicle automation & connectivity
Driver attraction, retention, & health
On-vehicle hydrogen performance and cost
Truck and trailer refrigeration
Last mile truck productivity
Interested cleantech companies will enter a competitive vetting process, after which 10-12 companies will be invited to present their technologies to our partners. More information and the application can be found here: https://www.coloradocleantech.com/