Massachusetts is a business destination for your clean energy or water technology venture.
Whether you’re seeking an access point to the United States market or looking to expand your presence in the U.S., you’ll find that Massachusetts is a global hub of research, innovation and entrepreneurship. The Commonwealth is proud of its commitment to higher education and the innovation industries we have fostered. Massachusetts has a supportive policy environment and active government leaders who established a pro-growth clean energy technology marketplace.
We have a strong private equity and venture capital community highly engaged with clean energy and water startups. Our workforce is highly skilled and abundant due to the pipeline of quality students sourced to our local universities. Our clean energy sector is robust. The number of clean energy jobs in Massachusetts has grown by 47 percent since 2010, defying global economic trends.
At the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, we are committed to working with entrepreneurs and businesses from around the world to establish partnerships. We welcome the opportunity to grow existing business relationships and develop new ones.

Horizon18 Conference Kick-off @ Greentown Labs

Event Time: 
Tuesday, October 09, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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Event Location: 
Greentown Labs
444 Somerville Ave
Somerville , MA 02143

Please join us for a Horizon18 kickoff event at the Greentown Labs Global Center for Cleantech Innovation. Greentown Labs, the largest cleantech startup incubator in the United States, along with World Climate Ltd., NECEC, and MassCEC would like to welcome all of the cleantech and climate leaders from around the world to Boston for an exciting few days of discussion, collaboration, innovation, and community.

About Horizon18 Kick-Off:

This event will serve as an entry-point to the conference, helping to facilitate connections, partnerships, and fun! Attendees will hear brief remarks from:

You will also have an opportunity to tour the incubator facility. Refreshments and appetizers will be provided. See you there!

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Taiwan's Science Parks Investment Promotion & Marketing Conference

Event Time: 
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Event Location: 
Hyatt Regency Boston
One Avenue de Lafayette
Boston , MA 02111

Taiwan's science parks combine R&D, production, working, living, and recreational facilities into life-style oriented communities. As magnets for high-tech industries and talent, the science parks are high-tech industrial bases that balance regional development and boost Taiwan's global competitiveness.

Hsinchu Science Park is the headquarters of Taiwan's IT industry. Since Taiwan's biotechnology industry has officially entered the growth stage, Hsinchu Biomedical Science Park has successfully attracted the presence of biomedical startups. Central Taiwan Science Park has always been the home of precision machinery manufacturing in Taiwan. Currently, in addition to the semiconductor and optoelectronics industries, the Park has been developing the smart manufacturing industry and serves as the development base for AI robots in Taiwan. 

Learn more about the industrial clusters in Taiwan's science parks through conferences and expos at the Investment Promotion and Marketing Conference.

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Horizon18 Conference Kick-off @ Greentown Labs

Event Time: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 10:45 AM
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Event Location: 
Greentown Labs
444 Somerville Ave
Somerville , MA 02143

Horizon18 is a global event-driven platform that harnesses the international movement towards a clean economy. Coming to Boston this October 10 + 11, Horizon18 will bring together a community of customers, solution providers, and investors to connect and create partnerships and investments for a cleaner future. Greentown Labs is hosting thi kick-off event to welcome all of the cleantech and climate leaders from around the world to Boston for an exciting few days of discussion, collaboration, innovation, and community. The event is free and open to the public. 

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REV2018 - REVitalize: Transforming Energy Further, Faster, Together Conference & Expo

Event Time: 
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 8:00 AM to Friday, October 19, 2018 - 12:00 PM
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Event Location: 
870 Williston Road
Burlington , VT 05403

The theme of REV2018 is REVitalize: Transforming Energy Further, Faster, Together. For more than a decade, the Renewable Energy Vermont Conference has been the leading event for the renewable energy sectors in Northern New England. Organized by the nonprofit trade association, Renewable Energy Vermont, this annual forum brings together business leaders, system operators, architects, builders, manufacturers, engineers, scientists, policymakers, and regulators. 

REV2018 is excited to welcome Gordon Van Welie, President & CEO of ISO New England as Thursday's keynote speaker and Katherine Hamilton, Chair of 38 North Solutions as Friday's keynote speaker.

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Event Time: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, October 11, 2018 (All day)
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Event Location: 
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer St
Boston , MA 02210

Horizon18 is a global event-driven platform that harnesses the international movement towards a clean economy. Join an international community focused on driving the clean economy through solutions, innovations, investments, and partnerships. MassCEC is proud to be a founding partner of this exciting and groundbreaking event! The two-day event will leverage the valuable business leadership and innovation expertise of MassCEC and NECEC –  two leading clean energy business organizations in the Northeast U.S – with the international experience of World Climate Ltd, which has worked within stakeholder engagement, large-scale collaborations, and business events for almost a decade. The global event will cover sectors and industries such as energy, waste, water,production, mobility, and cities, and will bring together state and city public officials, startups, corporations, and investors to enable forward-thinking stakeholders to translate climate goals into cutting-edge projects and partnerships that grow the clean economy.

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Cleantech Showcase Boston

Event Time: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM
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Greentown Labs
28 Dane St
Somerville , MA 02143
+46 739 402 070
The Nordics is generally viewed as one of the most innovative cleantech regions in the world. Here you will have a chance to meet some of the most exciting companies from the region. These innovative companies have grown in this Nordic innovation system with unique expertise, generous public funding and a solid home market. They are now coming to Toronto and Boston to find partners, investors and customers and to reach a platform from which they can get their unique solutions out on the North American market.
Cleantech Scandinavia will also bring a selection of its Nordic members, VCs and Corporate VCs and to make it even more interesting we are also showcasing some of the rising cleantech stars from Toronto and Boston, creating an event with excellent networking and business opportunities.
There will be two Showcase events – one in Toronto on the 28th and one in Boston on the 30th September. The events are organized in a partnership with Cleantech Scandinavia, MaRS Cleantech in Toronto and GreenTown Labs in Boston.
This is a unique opportunity to meet some of the best cleantech companies from the Nordics, Toronto and Boston at one and the same event. You will also meet investors and industry actors from all three regions, creating a platform for investors from the three regions to form partnerships for potential co-investments and other business partnerships.
Participation will be by invitation only.

Solar Energy Technology and Innovation in Mexico

Event Time: 
Monday, October 05, 2015 (All day) to Tuesday, October 06, 2015 (All day)
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Event Location: 
Hotel Fiesta Inn Insurgentes Viaducto Av. Insurgentes Sur 553 Cold. Escandon 11800 Mexico City (Distrito Federal)
Av. Insurgentes Sur 553 Cold. Escandon (Distrito Federal)
Mexico City 11800

Hotel Fiesta Inn Insurgentes Viaducto

Av. Insurgentes Sur 553 Cold. Escandon

11800 Mexico City (Distrito Federal)

The MIT Photovoltaics Research Laboratory, in partnership with the Mexican Energy Secretariat (SENER) and with support from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, is organizing a workshop in Mexico City on October 5th and 6th.


This innovation and technology-driven workshop will facilitate the dialogue between:

·         Massachusetts and Mexican companies along the entire PV value chain, from early-stage investors to module and energy storage manufacturers

·         Mexican government representatives

·         Applied research and development experts


·         Establish partnerships and personal connections between Massachusetts and Mexican stakeholders

·         Gain insights into recent Mexican energy policy reforms and associated opportunities

·         Discover a path for emerging technologies to maximize the return on R&D investment

Discussions will be led by speakers from MIT, Harvard, MassCEC, NREL, and Fraunhofer CSE.



Day 1 – October 5th

Day 2 – October 6th

New energy reforms in Mexico

Opportunities in the Mexican energy landscape


Financing PV

Mechanisms, sources, opportunities, and roadblocks in the

solar field.



Companies, government, and R&D experts share products,

services, and expertise



Maximizing return on R&D investment

Strategies to increase the pace of innovation through R&D


Accelerating Tech Innovation in PV from lab to market

Surviving the valley of death


Facilitating US-Mexico business collaboration

Linking experienced entrepreneurs from US(MA) and Mexico


Reliability standards for PV deployment

Ensuring sustainable growth of PV (systems) in Mexico


Closing reception


Innovation - Driven Economic Development: a Global Perspective

Event Time: 
Monday, June 15, 2015 - 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
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Event Location: 
21 Dry Dock Avenue
Boston , MA 02210

Join the New England Israel Business Council (NEIBC) and MassChallenge for a special breakfast featuring Avi Hasson, Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Economy of the state of Israel
The Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) is charged with execution of government policy for support of industrial R&D. The goal of the OCS is to assist in the development of technology in Israel as a means of fostering economic growth, encouraging technological innovation and entrepreneurship, leveraging Israel's scientific potential, enhancing the knowledge base of industry in Israel and encouraging R&D collaboration both nationally and internationally. 
Avi Hasson, joined by innovation leaders and visionaries, will discuss how innovation and technology drive growth in the global economy.
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Keynote Speaker:
  Avi Hasson,Chief Scientist, Ministry of Economy, Israel
Confirmed panelists include: 
  Consul General Susie Kitchens, British Consul General in Boston
  Joel Schwartz, Senior Vice President and General Manager, EMC
  John HarthorneFounder and CEO of MassChallenge
8:00 - 8:30am     Registration, Breakfast & Networking
8:30 - 9:30am     Program
9:30 - 10am        Conversation & Networking 

IDEA 2015: Inspiring the Next Generation

Event Time: 
Sunday, June 28, 2015 (All day) to Wednesday, July 01, 2015 (All day)
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Event Location: 
John B. Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston Street
Boston , MA 02115

IDEA2015 is an international forum shaping the next generation of energy for cities, bringing together experienced global industry leaders from across North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East to discuss and debate the state and the future of energy.
After decades of business-as-usual, the utility industry is quickly transforming the way it generates, distributes and values energy, particularly as it relates to more sustainable and resilient cities and communities.
IDEA2015 will explore best practices in developing, owning and operating district energy, CHP & microgrids in cities, drawing from local operations including Boston campuses, pharma and biomedical industries, and medical institutions.
For more information and to register, click here.

Pricing Carbon to Combat Climate Change: What Can We Learn from British Columbia?

Event Time: 
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
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Event Location: 
Walker Memorial - Morss Hall, MIT Campus
142 Memorial Drive
Cambridge , MA

Remarks from British Columbia Environment Minister Mary Polak, followed by a panel discussion with perspectives from government, industry, advocacy, and academia. 
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Featuring British Columbia Delegation
- Honourable Mary Polak: Minister of Environment of British Columbia
-Susanna Laaksonen-Craig: Head of the Climate Action Secretariat of British Columbia

Panel of experts:
- Christopher Knittel, Economist and Director of the MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research
- Ross Beaty, Founder and Chair of PanAmerican Silver Corp. and Alterra Power Corp.
- Merran Smith, Executive Director of Clean Energy Canada
- Senator Michael Barrett, 3rd Middlesex district, sponsor 
of carbon fee and rebate bill in Massachusetts
- Daniel Gatti, MA Campaign for a Clean Energy Future, Executive Director of Climate XChange 

Moderated by Robert C. Armstrong, Director of MIT Energy Initiative

Hosted by: MIT Energy Initiative and MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research
Presented by: Massachusetts Campaign for a Clean Energy Future