Cleantech Open Ideas Competition 2010


Competition Organizer

The Cleantech Open, a nonprofit organization

Submission Date


Awards Date


Competition Category
  • Business - All U.S.
  • Technology - Green
Who's Eligible
Teams from any country are eligible. All entries must apply in one of the competition’s six clean technology category definitions and must have less than $500,000 from outside funding (some exceptions apply).
Important Dates

The deadline to submit applications is September 30, 2010. Finalists will be notified in late October, and the finals take place on November 17, 2010 in San Francisco, CA.

Competition Prizes


$100,000 in marketing support, legal advising, conferencing services and more to help launch your business.


Other Info


If your idea beats out the competition in your National Competition, you get to represent your country as a Global IDEAS finalist at the annual Cleantech Open Awards Gala. The crowd will vote via text message for the “People’s Choice.”