The 2014 competition will award up to $500,000 in prizes to the Midwest's best clean tech researchers, entrepreneurs and students.
Since 2010, Challenge participants have gone on to raise $40 million in follow-on funding and have won prestigious national business plan competitions hosted by the Department of Energy and Rice University.
Participants receive two months of coaching and business development support from expert mentors and compete at a final pitch event in Chicago on April 3, 2014.
Applications due: January 8, 2014 /Chicago, Illinois
Join us for the SME Technology Interchange to explore 25 of the most relevant NASA-developed technologies available for implementation, development and more. With a focus on prime Detroit region sectors like advanced energy, automotive and innovative manufacturing, you are sure to find ideas and potential partnership opportunities. Be sure to receive the latest information by completing this form.
February 19, 2014 / College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan
Join the AutoHarvest Workshop entitled "Automotive Technology in the Age of Open Innovation and Collaboration."
This interactive panel will discuss increasing innovation in the global marketplace through collaboration across disparate sectors. See how open innovation systems work in the context of the IP program at Ford Global Technologies. Witness live demonstrations of powerful business intelligence and collaboration software emerging from AutoHarvest and ktMINE. Get your questions answered about how this technology can enhance your practice and increase your clients' competitive edge and success.
Witness the power of automotive technology to make open innovation and collaboration work for your clients. Get expert insight on recent caselaw, hot topics, and developments at the USPTO. Network with your IP colleagues, seasoned practitioners, and USPTO officials.
March 24, 2014 / Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
The SAE 2014 World Congress assembles the best talent in the automotive industry; experts, management teams, engineers, and executives alike gather to collaborate and address current challenges, celebrate evolution and achievement over the last 100+ years, and promote the multitude of opportunities fundamental for a successful future.
April 8-18, 2014 / Cobo Center, Detroit
This multi-track event will guide you from technology innovation and materials discovery through device packaging and integration to manufacturing and application in a mobile power marketplace by exploring the emerging issues underlining this pivotal time in the energy conversion and storage industry.
April 28-30, 2014 / San Diego, CA
AutoHarvest will be exhibiting at the Big M Manufacturing Convergence.
THE BIG M is an unprecedented event to celebrate manufacturing. Together, leveraging the collective power of an industry, we can find solutions to manufacturing's most complex issues and technical challenges
June 9-12, 2014 / Cobo Center, Detroit
The IP Business Congress Global (IPBC Global) returns to Europe at a time when far-reaching reforms of the patent system could herald major changes in the continent's IP marketplace. The introduction of the unitary EU patent and the Unified Patent Court will see the emergence of a single European patent jurisdiction with a population of over 500 million, including three G8 countries.
June 22-24, 2014, 2014 / Okura Hotel, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Join us next September at Detroit'
s newly refurbished Cobo Hall, more than 10,000 of the world's leading transportation policymakers, researchers, high-tech innovators, and business professionals from the United States, Europe and Asia will gather to share the latest intelligent transportation systems (ITS) applications from around the globe.
The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) is proud to host the 2014 World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, September 7-11, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan in partnership with ERTICO and ITS Asia-Pacific.
September 7-11, 2014 / Cobo Center, Detroit
Building America's Tomorrow
Featuring Alan Mulally
President, Ford Motor Company