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The future of 3D printing

The Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA) and partners are aiming to give additive manufacturing a boost with the newly minted Advanced Materials and Additive Manufacturing Infrastructure Development and Education (AMIDE) Alliance. The goal: to close a gap...

2019 Cleantech Award Winners

“Cleantech is not an industry for the faint of heart. It takes creativity, persistence and more than a little bit of patience. In Colorado, that patience is paying off.” - CCIA Executive Director Shelly Curtiss On October 16, 2019, CCIA presented seven awards at the...

Cleantech takes off

Beyond the usual entrepreneurial growing pains, early-stage cleantech startups have numerous challenges. Not only do they have to innovate and compete with entrenched legacy technologies, funding is another big hurdle. "We kept seeing this investment gap," says Shelly...

2019 Colorado Cleantech Awards Finalists Announced

Our focus here at CCIA on the ecosystem of clean energy and cleantech innovation in Colorado gives us a particular lens through which we look at the world. That world is bright and changing quickly. Renewables are starting to hit market parity in energy, where costs...

Canadian cleantech finding a niche in Colorado

The annual Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge organized by the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA) draws a lot of companies from north of the border. A big reason for that: The Consulate General of Canada in Denver has sponsored the event since 2016. "CCIA has...