Clean Energy Trust Holds Tech Showcase in Chicago

Attention Water Council members! Clean Energy Trust is holding their inaugural regional technology forum on October 3, 2012 in Chicago.

Organizations from across the Midwest including the University of Chicago, Argonne National Lab, Gas Technology Institute, Milwaukee Water Council, Northwestern University and Purdue University are nominating their top innovators to detail their research, progress and applications.  This special event is designed to connect the region’s leading researchers with investors, entrepreneurs and others who can help them develop and commercialize their technology.

The event will be held from 12pm-6pm at the Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago at 450 N Cityfront Plaza Dr. The Tech Showcase will feature research presentations, a panel discussion, and keynote address from John Flavin, Executive Director of Chicago Innovation Mentors and Managing Director of Flavin Ventures. The full agenda can be found here:  Tech Showcase Agenda

This is a great opportunity to learn from top scientists, entrepreneurs,  and business experts about how to bring your technology to the next level of commercialization. More information and registration directions can be found on the Clean Energy Trust website here:  Clean Energy Trust Tech Showcase

To receive a Water Council Member discount, use the code: MWCSHOWCASE12 in your registration!

About Clean Energy Trust:

The Clean Energy Trust was founded by prominent business and civic leaders to accelerate the pace of clean energy innovation in the Midwest. The Trust is supported by federal grants from the U.S. Department of Energy, the Small Business Administration, and additional grants and donations from over 50 investors, corporations, universities, foundations and trade groups. For more information, visit


About The Water Council

The Water Council, the only organization of its kind in the United States, was established in 2009 by Milwaukee-area businesses, education and government leaders. With more than 150 water technology companies in the Milwaukee area, the region’s water industry is a $10.5 billion dollar market and accounts for four percent of the world’s total water business. The non-profit organization is linking together global water technology companies, innovative water entrepreneurs, acclaimed academic research programs and, most importantly, some of the nation’s brightest and most energetic professionals. The Water Council is capturing the attention of the world and transforming the Milwaukee region into a World Water Hub for freshwater research, economic development and education. The Water Council is located in the Global Water Center at 247 W. Freshwater Way, Suite 500, Milwaukee, WI 53204.
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