Tuesday October 28, 2014 0 comments
DENVER - Nine companies and individuals walked away with awards on Monday during the annual Colorado Cleantech Awards Celebration hosted by the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association.
Recipients were honored for their efforts in advancing the state's cleantech ecosystem, increasing jobs and driving innovation in the cleantech sector.
CCIA said winners were chosen on their ability to make an impact in the cleantech marketplace, as gauged by their ability to achieve viable market strategies, their entrepreneurial activity, their ability to raise funds to support tech development or commercialize their efforts, and for statewide job creation.
"Colorado's cleantech companies and individuals are making such significant strides that it was difficult to choose one winner for each category," said Chris Shapard, CCIA executive director.
"These individuals and companies represent the exceptional leadership and advanced technology development native to the state of Colorado. We look forward to seeing their continued success."
The 2014 CCIA Leadership in Advancing Cleantech Award winners are:
National Cleantech Leader
Excellence in Cleantech Leadership
Richard "Dick" Franklin, Rocky Mountain Cleantech Open
Cleantech Corporate Champion
Cleantech Investor of the Year
High Impact Cleantech Company of the Year
Clean Energy Collective
Breakout Cleantech Company of the Year
Emerging Cleantech Company of the Year
Colorado Cleantech Entrepreneur of the Year
Sunil Cherian, Spirae
Legislator of the Year