"This international recognition gives us inspiration, and we hope to use it as a springboard to find our first project outside of North America," Zammataro said. "NYC ACRE's nomination of Rentricity for the GCCA award has now expanded its support for us beyond New York City and the State of New York to the global cleantech community."
The Global Cleantech Cluster Association also named another NYC ACRE company, SyntheZyme, among its Global Top 30. SyntheZyme, founded and operated by Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) Professor Richard Gross, develops biobased industrial chemicals from natural renewable feedstocks.
NYC ACRE joined the Global Cleantech Cluster Association in 2011 to expand the scope and breadth of its offerings to member companies and New York City. NYC ACRE at NYU-Poly is New York City's first cleantech incubator, seeded by a grant from NYSERDA, supported by the New York City Economic Development Corporation and the New York City Investment Fund, and operated by NYU-Poly. In addition to supporting start-up companies, NYC ACRE provides development services to expand the city's nascent cleantech sector.
"We are very proud of both Rentricity and SyntheZyme," said Micah Kotch, director of NYC ACRE at NYU-Poly. "This recognition validates our role in helping them create sustainable solutions with strong commercial value. Through these prestigious awards, they are giving New York City and NYU-Poly international visibility as an emerging hub of cutting-edge cleantech activity."
Francis J. Murray Jr., President and CEO, NYSERDA said: "NYSERDA congratulates Rentricity and SyntheZyme on these prestigious awards. NYSERDA is proud to support them and NYC ACR
|SOURCE Polytechnic Institute of New York University|
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