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BLUE Excelerator (at Blue Institute)

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  • Solar
  • Other
  • Silicon
  • Mentorship & Knowledge Sharing
  • Batteries and Storage
  • Transportation
  • Desalination
  • Perovskite
  • Controls and Optimization
  • Other absorber technology
  • Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)
  • Sensing, Communication, & Data
  • Power Electronics - Other
  • Recycling
  • Photovoltaics (PV)
  • Cybersecurity
  • Interconnection
  • All clean-tech or renewable energy sectors
  • Solar + Energy Storage
  • Grid Integration and Modeling
  • Microgrid

Blue Institute, a non-profit 501c, is dedicated to supporting innovative solutions for clean water, healthy & secure oceans, and climate resiliency for all. The BLUE Excelerator is an "Advanced Topics" accelerator, applications now open for the 4th Cohort BX4. BLUE Excelerator was founded in 2020 to support BlueTech, ClimateTech & the Blue Economy startups design, plan, and execute Pilots and Prototypes. BLUE Excelerator is a climate impact entrepreneurial program at the Blue Institute. Blue Institute develops interdisciplinary “water-thought” leaders through programming in education, research, entrepreneurship & community engagement. We are headquartered In Chelsea, Massachusetts on the Boston Harbor waterfront. We also have programming on Cape Cod in Harwich, Massachusetts at the Pleasant Bay Community Boating, and Innovate Newport in Newport, Rhode Island.

Key Technical Support

These are the rankings of the specific industries, technologies, etc. that BLUE Excelerator (at Blue Institute) supports

Business Development & Commercialization
We are capable of Business Development & Commercialization
Strategy
We are capable of Strategy
Software Development
We are capable of Software Development
Hardware Development
We are capable of Hardware Development
System Design
We are capable of System Design
Manufacturing
We are capable of Manufacturing
Fabrication & Prototyping
We are capable of Fabrication & Prototyping
Robotics
We are capable of Robotics
Technical Analysis
We are capable of Technical Analysis
Procurement of Raw Materials
We are capable of Procurement of Raw Materials
Science, Research and Development
We are capable of Science, Research and Development
Funding & Investments
We are capable of Funding & Investments
Marketing & Promotion
We are capable of Marketing & Promotion
Testing and Validation
We are capable of Testing and Validation
Product Development
We are capable of Product Development
Utility Scale
We are capable of Utility Scale
Product Design
We are capable of Product Design
Legal, Insurance, and Public Policy
We are capable of Legal, Insurance, and Public Policy
Lab & Facility Access
We are developing, with our sister organization Blue Institute Labs, PBC, a facility in the City of Newport, RI and also in New Bedford, Massachusetts. These will be shared labs/water access/ecosystem support as well as small locked offices.
Competition Support & Pitch Prep
I have been working with BlueTech/CleanTech startups since 2010 - I love what I do particularly helping innovative climate solutions startups succeed.
Connection to Extended Network
My professional network on Linkedin is 15K+. If I don't know the right person, I do know the right person to ask for help.
Mentorship & Knowledge Sharing
I am a generalist in a number of areas - but have expertise in marketing, dual use, and team building. Our Blue Excelerator team is made up of seasoned scientists, engineers, field technicians as well as business development and marketing professionals and can be called upon to help when needed.
Ideation
Supports challenges in the Ideation phase.
Concepting
Supports challenges in the Concepting phase.
Commitment
Supports challenges in the Commitment phase.
Validation
Supports challenges in the Validation phase.
Scaling
Supports challenges in the Scaling phase.
Establishing
Supports challenges in the Establishing phase.
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Innovate Newport
BLUE Excelerator (at Blue Institute)

513 Broadway

Newport, RI 02840

2287 MA-28
BLUE Excelerator (at Blue Institute)

2287 Massachusetts 28

Harwich, MA 02645

1 Winnisimmet St
BLUE Excelerator (at Blue Institute)

1 Winnisimmet Street

Chelsea, MA 02150