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Hotspots for Cleantech

Mark Marich on January 11, 2010 Source: Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship

As everyone continues to look to cleantech as a hot industry for the coming year, what are the best places to be to capitalize on the trend? A recent post from the Cleantech Group ranked the top universities, while an earlier post looked at the states. Not surprisingly, there is a strong correlation between the two lists.

Top 10 Cleantech Universities

Examining chemical and engineering labs around the nation looking for "a pipeline of collaboration of businesses, universities, state initiatives, investors and research dollars"... which schools came out on top? 

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  2. University of California at Berkeley
  3. University of Texas (Austin)
  4. Stanford University
  5. University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)
  6. University of Colorado (Boulder)
  7. University of Wisconsin (Madison)
  8. Cornell University
  9. Georgia Institute of Technology
  10. Washington State University

Top 10 Cleantech States

Examining states for "cleantech jobs and job growth, cleantech companies, and VC dollars invested" as well as public policy environments.

  1. California
  2. Texas
  3. Massachusetts
  4. Colorado
  5. New Jersey
  6. Tennessee
  7. Pennsylvania
  8. New York
  9. Ohio
  10. Oregon

Category:  Energy  Environment  Technology Transfer  Tags:  cleantech, mit, stanford, berkeley, wisconsin, california, texas, massachusetts, colorado

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