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Pacific Northwest Competition Kick off - Portland, OR

April 3, 2012, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM PDT

The world's largest cleantech prize competition is launching it's FOURTH season in the Pacific Northwest with a networking event and riveting panel discussion:

Growing Your Cleantech Company In Oregon: Getting From Early Stage to Commercialization

Co-hosted by Cleantech Open Pacific Northwest and Oregon BEST


Lane Powell - 601 SW 2nd Ave., 19th Floor - The Building Conference Room. Suite 1930 Portland, Oregon


Parking available across the street at Smartpark on 3rd Ave.


5:30 - 6:00 pm: Registration and networking opportunity with light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments.


6:00 - 6:15 pm: Pacific Northwest CTO Introduction and Competition Launch


6:15 - 7:30 pm: A panel discussion of Cleantech Open Alumni and Oregon BEST Commercialization Program participants. .Q&A to follow



Hiroshi Morihara of HM3 Energy - CTO Alumnus


Sam Pardue of Indow Windows - CTO Alumnus and Oregon BEST Commercialization Program particpant


Chris Ulum of Agilyx - Successful clean tech start up


Ken Vaughn of Oregon BEST - Commercialization Program Manager


Panel will be moderated by Byron McCann of Ascent Partners and the Cleantech Open.

Who Should Attend

Aspiring entrepreneurs and technologists as well as business, civic and financial leaders can see CTO’s progress and impact, meet our great alumni ventures and learn how to enter the 2012 competition, closing May 8th. This is also an opportunity for alumni, sponsors, partners, mentors, volunteers and other supporters to reconnect.


Plan to come join us! And if you know any potential applicants bring them along, or ask them to contact us.


Additional Details

Networking time precedes panel discussion and Q&A. Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served..


Please arrive prior to 5:45 pm. The building and residing offices close promptly at 6pm.


Lane Powell

Registration Fees

Type Regular Door
General Admission 20.00 20.00
 All prices in U.S. dollars. Sorry, no refunds available.