cleanConnect is a program dedicated to assisting early stage clean technology companies with partnership building and policy/resource information. Interested companies may submit into the program here »

At the most basic level, a company must meet the following criteria in order to be considered:

  • Develop an energy-related technology,
  • Have revenue under $10M,
  • Be legally incorporated with two (2) or more employees, and
  • Be a for-profit organization.

Benefits offered to accepted cleanConnect members include:

  • 1-year of free membership,
  • Early notice about program opportunities including the Utility Technology Challenge and Defense Energy Technology Challenge,
  • "High quality" flag on all CTSI program applications before they go to review committees,
  • 25% off discount to CTSI events,
  • Monthly newsletter with policy updates and funding announcements, and
  • Public relations tracking so that your company‚Äôs big news makes it into the roughly 50,000 recipient newsletters.
  • Each month, CTSI reviews submissions and notifies companies about the status of their membership.

CTSI reserves the right to dismiss a company at any time or refuse any company whose mission, values, and/or actions do not uphold CTSI core values. Further, CTSI will not accept any companies whose needs will not be met by the organization. The maximum allowable membership for cleanConnect members is twelve (12) months at which time review is necessary.