SOURCE: Prescience International

Prescience International

September 28, 2011 12:30 ET

Large Corporations on Hunt for New Cleantech Innovations Focus of San Jose Environmental Business Cluster Event

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 28, 2011) -

WHAT:
As cleantech venture capital investing takes a plunge, large corporate investment arms are jumping in. The San Jose Environmental Business Cluster (EBC) presents Corporate Cash for Cleantech -- an industry panel event focused on large corporations looking to cleantech for new business opportunities. This interactive, candid debate will feature corporate players currently in or moving into cleantech, and will highlight companies receiving funding from investment arms, those directly investing in cleantech and the trends to look for in the future.

WHO:
The following cleantech business leaders will be part of the program:
Mike Brooks, venture executive, Chevron Technology Ventures
Dermot Mee, vice president, EFT Energy
Dr. Cyril Vancura, investment director, Bosch Venture Capital
Tom Marchok, director, Intel Capital
Jesse Jenkins, moderator, director of Energy and Climate Policy, The Breakthrough Institute

WHEN:
3-6:30 p.m., Thurs., Sept. 29, 2011
3-3:30 p.m. Registration and Networking
3:30-5:00 p.m. Industry Panel
5-6:30 p.m. Networking Reception

WHERE:
Silicon Valley Capital Club, 50 W. San Fernando Ave, San Jose, Calif.

BACKGROUND:
The Environmental Business Cluster (EBC), operated by Prescience International, is an award-winning cleantech incubator located in the heart of the Silicon Valley that provides commercialization support and facilities for emerging clean energy and environmental technology companies. The EBC suite of services include expert coaching and strategic counsel, focused educational and networking programs, targeted access to investors, strategic partners and industry networks, attractive furnished office space, equipment, conference rooms and training facilities.

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