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May 21, 2019 in Blog

Mobility solutions for Michiganders hitting the road

When the PlanetM Startup Grants were announced last year, the goal of the two-part program was for global mobility companies to test and deploy their solutions here in Michigan. Over the course of the last…
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May 17, 2019 in Blog

Monthly Update: May 2019

Jim Saber, President & CEO NextEnergy To shine a light on the important work being done in Michigan to advance mobility efforts across the state, we asked Amanda Roraff, operations manager at PlanetM to provide…
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April 18, 2019 in Blog

Evaluating the Case for Hydrogen

As Director of Smart Mobility Initiatives at NextEnergy, I feel that it is important for us to understand various technologies and how they each can contribute to the future overall mobility solution. One technology that…
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April 17, 2019 in Blog, Uncatagorized

NextEnergy Update: April 2019

Jim Saber, President & CEO NextEnergy Our team is looking forward to a busy spring full of excellent opportunities to engage with other industry professionals and share our thoughts and knowledge on topics that are…
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May 6, 2019 in Events

Oct. 29–31, 2019: SAE – Innovations in Mobility

Rapid advancements are challenging the mobility industry with new business models, new methodologies in vehicle development and manufacturing, unprecedented levels of automation, and the need for new infrastructure. Be amongst the foremost industry leaders and…
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March 15, 2019 in Events

Oct. 16–17, 2019: 6th Annual Demand Response & Distributed Energy Resources World Forum

The 6th Annual Demand Response & Distributed Energy Resources World Forum, October 16-17, 2019 in San Diego brings together stakeholders from across the DR / DER industry and internationally to examine the latest technology advances,…
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April 12, 2019 in Events

June 19, 2019: Innovation and Impact Symposium 2019

This symposium started in 2011 as Silicon Valley’s premiere forum for connected transportation, mobility and electrification and has since expanded in scope to include exciting new technologies that lay the foundation for smarter and more…
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May 6, 2019 in Events

June 19, 2019: Hardware Tech Summit

PlanetM, in partnership with Centrepolis Accelerator and Hardware Massive, is excited to host the inaugural Hardware Tech Summit on June 19th, 2019 at the Velodrome downtown Detroit from 9:00AM – 4:00PM during Detroit Startup Week.
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June 14, 2019

July 8, 2019: Industry Partnerships for Cybersecurity of Energy Delivery Systems Research, Development, and Demonstration

June 14, 2019

RFI: Energy-efficient Integrated Photonic Networking Technologies

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June 14, 2019 in Active Funding Opportunities

July 24, 2019: Economic Research and Analysis of the National Need for Technology Infrastructure to Support the Internet of Things

Deadline: July 24, 2019 Awards: $400,000 The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Technology Partnerships Office seeks applications for activities to assess the potential economic impacts of meeting the nation’s need for technology infrastructure to support…
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June 14, 2019 in Active Funding Opportunities

July 31, 2019: Energizing Insular Communities Program 2019

Deadline: July 31, 2019 Awards: $5M The Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) requests proposals for its Energizing Insular Communities (EIC) Program, which provides grant funding for energy projects and strategies that reduce the cost of…
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June 14, 2019 in Active Funding Opportunities

Nov. 6, 2019: Advanced Computing Systems and Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research

Deadline: Nov. 5, 2019 Awards: $10M The NSF requests proposals from organizations willing to serve as service providers within the NSF Innovative High-performance Computing (HPC) program to provide advanced cyberinfrastructure capabilities and/or services in production…
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June 14, 2019 in Active Funding Opportunities

June 3, 2020: FY19 Funding Opportunity Announcement for the Office of Naval Research Navy ROTC Cybersecurity Training Program

Deadline: June 3, 2020 Awards: $750,000 The ONR seeks a broad range of applications for augmenting existing or developing innovative solutions that directly maintain, or cultivate a diverse, world-class STEM workforce in order to maintain the…
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March 13, 2019

IN THE NEWS: Microgrid boosters hope Michigan ‘energy district’ will spur more interest

March 13, 2019

IN THE NEWS: Detroit is Electric Motor City in a frenzied battle for auto engineering talent

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February 12, 2019 in Media

IN THE NEWS: Channel Partner Strategic Award Winners Tackle Sustainable Mobility

Channel Partner Strategic Award Winners Tackle Sustainable Mobility IN2 Newsletter February 2019 San Jose, CA - NextEnergy, a Detroit, Michigan nonprofit technology accelerator focused on smart mobility and smart grid solutions, and Prospect Silicon Valley…
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February 11, 2019 in Media

PRESS RELEASE: Paul Riser Jr. named inaugural director of Detroit Urban Solutions

Media Contact: Brianna Batton, Techtown Phone: (313) 577-3122 Email: brianna@techtowndetroit.org   Paul Riser Jr. named inaugural director of Detroit Urban Solutions DETROIT, Feb. 11, 2019 - TechTown exec to lead smart cities consortium founded by TechTown,…
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December 3, 2018 in Media

IN THE NEWS: PlanetM awards more than $224,000 to three mobility startups to launch pilots in Michigan

PlanetM awards more than $224,000 to three mobility startups to launch pilots in Michigan PlanetM.MichiganBusiness.Org/Featured News and Events December 3, 2018 DETROIT - PlanetM awards more than $224,000 to three mobility startups to launch pilots…
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November 27, 2018 in Media

PRESS RELEASE: NextEnergy President and Chief Executive Officer Jim Saber announced the appointments of three new members of the organization to key resource positions

Media Contact Melissa Smith NextEnergy 313.595.7258 melissas@nextenergy.org NextEnergy President and Chief Executive Officer Jim Saber announced the appointments of three new members of the organization to key resource positions DETROIT - Nov. 27, 2018/PR Newswire…
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