2012 | PRESS RELEASE | SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA
zNano is excited to announce its selection for the prestigious Technology Showcase at the 2012 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit. Hundreds of top technologists and cutting-edge clean tech organizations competed to participate in the Showcase, a hallway of America’s most promising prospects for winning the future in energy.
As one of ARPA-E’s selected organizations, zNano will exhibit its high-efficiency wastewater recovery and osmotic power technology to nearly 2,000 national leaders gathering to drive long-term American competitiveness in the energy sector, including top researchers, investors, entrepreneurs, corporate executives and government officials. More than 200 groundbreaking technologies from ARPA-E awardees, corporations, National Labs and Department of Energy R&D programs will be featured at the event.
Research and business development teams from 14 Corporate Acceleration Partners committed to technology commercialization will also be present including Dow, Bosch, Applied Materials and Lockheed Martin.
The Summit also features high-profile speakers including Former President Bill Clinton, Chairman of Microsoft Bill Gates, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, and ARPA-E Director Arun Majumdar.
The third annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit will take place February 27 – 29, 2012 at the Gaylord Convention Center just outside Washington, D.C. To learn more or to register please visit: www.energyinnovationsummit.com.
The Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) is a new agency within the U.S. Department of Energy – and the first to focus exclusively on breakthrough energy technologies that could radically change the way we use energy. Rather than performing research directly, ARPA-E invests in high-risk, high-reward energy technologies being developed by universities, startups, small businesses, and corporations. Our staff combines industry-leading scientists, engineers, and investment executives to identify promising solutions to the nation’s most critical energy problems and to fast-track top technologies towards the marketplace – which is critical to securing the nation’s global technology leadership and creating new American industries and jobs. www.arpa-e.energy.gov
The Clean Technology & Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI), a 501c6 non-profit industry association, represents the organizations developing, commercializing, and implementing energy, water, and environmental technologies. Clean technologies offer much needed solutions to growing resource security and sustainability concerns and are critical to maintaining economic competitiveness. CTSI brings together global leaders for advocacy, community development, networking, and information sharing to help bring these needed technologies to market more rapidly. Visit www.ct-si.org for more information.