The GCCA Later Stage Award Top 10 winners were selected from an original pool of 4,000 eligible companies represented by the GCCA's 33 member clusters. Each cluster conducted evaluations to nominate companies in the 10 award categories. In total, these member clusters nominated 185 companies for the 2011 Later Stage Award. That number was later narrowed to the Global Top 30 semi-finalists and to the final Global Top 10 winners. Head Judge Dr. Peter Adriaens of the University of Michigan and CleanTech Acceleration Partners lead the evaluation and judging process, along with 28 leading venture capital investors and cleantech serial entrepreneurs.
Rentricity Inc. is a renewable energy company that uses unique energy recovery configurations to transform the untapped energy in various man-made processes into electricity. Rentricity Flow-to-Wire(SM) systems have no environmental impact and represent a new class of clean, renewable hydrokinetic energy. Rentricity Inc., established in 2003, is based in New York City with offices in New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. For more information, visit www.rentricity.com/index.html.
SyntheZyme is a privately-held sustainable chemical company commercializing the technology developed in the laboratories of Professor Richard A. Gross at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly). Dr. Gross is the Herman F. Mark Professor of Polymer Science and head of the Center for
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