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Advanced Materials & Manufacturing

Advanced Materials & Manufacturing

  • Renewable suppliers using solar, wind, hydro, geothermal and biogas to make power
  • Energy storage advancements from new battery technologies, capacitors and fuel cells
  • Energy-efficiency enhancements in building materials, lighting and HVAC
  • Microgrids that allow for individual renewable and alternative energy systems
  • Alternative transportation technologies, including hybrid and electric vehicles, that are supported by new, cleaner and more efficient fuels like biodiesel, CNG and wind- and solar-powered electric
  • Alternative and more efficient heating and cooling technologies
  • Cleaner coal, natural gas, nuclear and wood/biofuel technologies

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Biotech & Life Sciences

Biotech & Life Sciences

  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Medical supplies and equipment manufacturing
  • Scientific research and development services
  • Medical and diagnostic laboratories

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Cleantech & Renewable Energy

Cleantech & Renewable Energy

  • Wind and solar power innovations
  • Energy storage advancements, e.g., new battery technologies, capacitors and fuel cells
  • Microgrids
  • Alternative transportation technologies, such as hybrid and electric vehicles
  • Alternative heating and cooling technologies
  • Biofuel technologies

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Food & Beverage

  • Dairy processing of yogurt, hard and soft cheese, sour cream, cream cheese, butter and other milk products
  • Agricultural goods, such as fruits, greens and vegetables
  • Beverage production of soft drinks, water, energy drinks and teas
  • Alcoholic beverages production, including wine, beer, spirits and cider

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IT & Electronics

  • Semiconductors
  • Molecular design software
  • Molecular mechanics
  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Nanoscale networks
  • Digital and new media

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Optics & Imaging

  • Electronics assembly – printed circuit boards and sub-assemblies
  • Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)
  • Micro-fluidics
  • Optical component research and production, including prototypes, specialized instruments and lenses
  • Photonics and materials
  • Manufacturing of wireless and RF communication equipment
  • Digital imaging, lasers and vision science

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Transportation Equipment

Transportation Equipment

  • Manufacturing of parts and supplies for auto, rail, aerospace and maritime
  • Assembly of train car shells, bus frames, airplanes and boats
  • Maintenance, repair and operational support for the transit industry
  • Aerospace, including unmanned aerial vehicles, and the research and testing of drones

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