Seventh Annual New Energy Symposium

Event Date: 
July 18, 2012 to July 19, 2012
















New Energy New York, the Energy & Environmental Technology Applications Center (E2TAC) at the College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering (CNSE), iCLEAN, E2TAC's clean energy incubator at CNSE, and the New York Academy of Sciences are proud to host the Seventh Annual New Energy Symposium July 18–19, 2012.

Investment Pitch Competition (July 18 AM)
The Seventh Annual New Energy Symposium will again feature some of the hottest emerging cleantech startups competing for the opportunity to pitch to a panel of regional and national VCs, angels, private equity investors, corporate VCs, investment bankers, and government executives at the Investment Pitch Competition.

The Investment Pitch Competition, which is done in partnership with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), is based on the format of NREL's annual Industry Growth Forum; the nation's premier cleantech startup pitch event. Now in its fifth year at the New Energy Symposium, the Investment Pitch Competition has showcased 58 early stage companies that have raised over $160 million in venture capital and government funding to develop clean energy technologies, products, and services.

The top three presentations, selected by the investor judges, receive awards and $1,500 cash to cover their travel to the NREL Industry Growth Forum in the fall.

Expert Panel Discussions (July 18 PM & July 19 AM)
The 2012 New Energy Symposium will feature expert panel sessions on the afternoon of July 18th and the morning of July 19th.

The July 18th session will include keynote speakers from the energy industry and two expert panel discussions:

  • Panel — Alternative Financing Strategies for Cleantech Startups
  • Panel — Raising Capital: Lessons Learned from Cleantech Entrepreneurs


The July 19th session will include a keynote speaker from the energy industry, two presentations, and one expert panel discussion:

  • Presentation — Clean Energy Patent Trends (Solar Technology Analysis)
  • Presentation — Strategies for Cleantech Companies Under the New America Invents Act
  • Panel — Importance of IP & Strategies for Commercialization for Early Stage Startups


Join us for this event to see entrepreneurs pitch their business plans to investors and hear experts discuss the newest developments in clean technology.

Registration Pricing

  By 7/11/2012 After 7/11/2012 Onsite
Member — Pitch Competition & Panels (July 18–19) $225 $500 $500
Nonmember — Pitch Competition & Panels (July 18–19) $395 $500 $500
Panel Sessions Only (July 18 afternoon – July 19 morning)* $75 $75 $75


*Registration for the panel sessions (afternoon of July 18th and the morning of July 19th) only.


Event Details
Contact Name: 
ChunYeung Au
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The New York Academy of Sciences
7 World Trade Center
7 World Trade Center, 40th Fl
New York, NY 10007
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