Northeastern University and Knowledge Foundation Announce a Two Day Workshop on Large Scale Energy Storage, May 2-3, 2013 in Boston, MA

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“Meeting the Challenges of Next Generation of Large Scale Energy Storage”

Large Scale Energy Storage

This workshop from Northeastern University, sponsored by Sandia National Laboratory, and the Northeastern University College of Science is called “Meeting the Challenges of Next Generation of Large Scale Energy Storage”. The workshop will examine the latest research related to electrochemical energy storage and will parlay this in the context of requisite need for policy innovations which will enable entrepreneurial initiatives in this field.

Scheduled for May 2-3, 2013 at Northeastern University, this event will be held in the form of four separate sessions

Workshop Schedule:
The first day morning session will be devoted to policy wherein speakers from the government and department of energy will present their perspective of the current initiatives at the Federal and State Level.

In the afternoon of the first day, a special entrepreneurship forum will be formed wherein invited speakers from the Tech. Transfer office, Massachusetts Clean Energy Council and Venture Capital representatives will present their perspective on business opportunities and challenges.

Second day will be devoted to a science and engineering session where invited speaker from cutting edge research groups will present their latest results.

At the end of the day a discussion section will be hosted to capture key recommendations from the attendees regarding future directions for research collaborations.

This workshop is jointly funded by Sandia National Laboratory and Northeastern University and aims to bring people from across the country into new collaborative efforts.

About Northeastern University Center for Renewable Energy Technology:
This center aims to be at the frontier of science and technology of clean energy conversion and storage. The range of our efforts includes materials science, advanced in situ spectroscopy, micro-fabrication methods and manufacturing technology. Besides research our overall activities include education, outreach and entrepreneurship. The center represents a multi-disciplinary team effort including chemists, physicists, engineers and economist/policy analysts. Our collaborative efforts include worldwide partners dedicated to clean energy and water.

About The Knowledge Foundation:
The Knowledge Foundation integrates scientific ingenuity and real-world applications by fostering collaborative research at the rapidly changing intersection of science and business. Known for providing members of its Technology Commercialization Alliance with direct and unbiased state-of-the-art scientific information, the Knowledge Foundation is uniquely qualified to provide wider exposure for important developments in the emerging fields of alternative energy, nanotechnology, and chemical & biological detection technologies.

NUCRET Contact Information:
317 Egan Research Center
360 Huntignton Ave. Boston, MA
Phone: 617-373-2382
Fax: 617-373-8745
Email: s.mukerjee(at)neu(dot)edu

Contact:
The Knowledge Foundation
2193 Commonwealth Ave, Suite 398
Boston, MA 02135-3853
Phone: (617) 232-7400
Fax: (617) 232-9171
Email: custserv(at)knowledgefoundation(dot)com
Website: http://www.knowledgefoundation.com

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