ACTION Events and Member News

Save the Date: New England Training Institute

Oct 4/5, 2016

InBIA, in collaboration with the Association of Clean Technology Incubators of New England (ACTION), is proud to present the Northeast Training Institute as part of InBIA’s Professional Development Program.

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Webinar: Navigating the Northwest Passage: Charting a Path to Success in Cleantech

July 20, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, EDT

Climate change is one of the greatest threats to the world economy and political stability, and it also creates tremendous opportunity for clean technologies. But just as climate change has made the elusive Northwest Passage navigable to those who can master its obstacles, cleantech entrepreneurs face formidable obstacles to chart a path to success. In this webinar, an interdisciplinary team of attorneys from Pierce Atwood will discuss how companies and entrepreneurs can integrate IP, regulatory, and corporate strategies to navigate a path, and possibly gain competitive advantage, in the evolving market for cleantech products. These experienced attorneys will discuss lessons learned from the initial phases of the cleantech markets and takeaways for future opportunities.

Hacking the Patent Code: Patents for Startups

June 7, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, EDT

Please join ACTION and American Patent Agency for a webinar presentation:

Hacking the Patent Code: Patents for Startups

June 7, 2016 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, EDT Presented by Dan Hussain, Founder and President, American Patent Agency

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Intellectual Property is a Verb, Not a Noun

June 7, 2016, 08:00am

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    The Association of Cleantech Incubators of New England (ACTION) is New England’s leading network of cleantech incubators sharing the common goals of accelerating the growth and success of early-stage companies, strengthening the regional cleantech cluster, and creating more green jobs in New England.

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  • LINKAGE is ACTION’s Manufacturing Program — Connecting Startups with Manufacturing Resources

    For startups: We now offer manufacturing advisory services to help you find the right design, engineering and manufacturing resources to assist you in the product commercialization process. This is a free service for member companies within our network of incubators. Please enter your manufacturing needs on our contact page and we’ll begin the process!

    For engineers, designers and manufacturers:  Would you like your company listed in the database? If your company provides design engineering, manufacturing consulting, prototyping or manufacturing services and would like to serve the Northeast’s cleantech startup community, enter your company’s information in the online web form to be added to our growing list of service providers.

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    ACTIONPass membership is the way to stay engaged with the cleantech incubator network in New England.  Members will receive proprietary programming content, drop-in priviledges at member incubator facilities, and discounts on many services targeted for startups.

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  • NBIA Podcast

    April 7th, 2013

    Listen to the podcast of ACTION’s panel session at the 2013 NBIA Conference in Boston, MA April 7-10 “Growing a Diversified Regional Association of Cleantech Incubators”. 1 hour 10 minutes.

    Listen to the NBIA podcast