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Jan 26 2009 | 12:00am ET
Ben Franklin Technology Partners, a unit of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, is offering grants of up to $55,000 to help companies commercialize alternative and clean energy technologies.
Pennsylvania technology companies employing fewer than 500 people are eligible.
The awards have been made possible through a $250,000 grant from the United States Small Business Association.
Technology-based companies that employ fewer than 500 people in Pennsylvania are eligible.
The grants will support the costs of applied research activities including laboratory work, market research, commercialization analysis, and beta tests. The funds will also support the development of channel market strategies and the full-scale commercialization of new products or processes.
Priority will be given to projects focusing on Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Tier I energy sources. These include solar and wind energy, low-impact hydro power, geothermal energy, biologically derived methane, fuel cells, bio-mass energy and coal mine methane.
Letters of intent are due by March 13; full proposals by April 10. To view the RFP, visit the BFTP Web site.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...