Ranked among the world’s largest petrochemicals manufacturers, with products spanning chemicals, plastics, agri-nutrients and metals.
SABIC is a global leader in diversified chemicals manufacturing on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, making distinctly different kinds of products: chemicals, commodity and high performance plastics, agri-nutrients and metals. The company has more than 40,000 employees worldwide and operates in more than 50 countries, with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South East Asia and North East Asia.
One of the world’s leading flat glass manufacturers, ranked first in Europe and second worldwide.
Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. Saint-Gobain solutions span from self-cleaning windows and photovoltaic glass to smart insulation systems, water supply systems and building materials distribution. For 350 years, Saint-Gobain has consistently demonstrated its ability to invent products that improve quality of life. As one of the top 100 industrial groups in the world and one of the 100 most innovative companies, Saint-Gobain continues to deploy its technological know-how, often in partnership with the most prestigious universities and laboratories.
The world’s 4th-ranked international oil and gas company and 2nd-ranked photovoltaic solar energy operator.
Supplying affordable energy to a growing population, addressing climate change and meeting new customer expectations are what guides what Total does. With operations in more than 130 countries, Total is a top-tier international oil and gas company. Total is also a world-class natural gas operator and a global leader in solar energy through their affiliate SunPower. Their activities span oil and gas production, refining, petrochemicals and marketing. Demonstrating their commitment to better energy, 100,000 Total employees help supply their customers worldwide with safer, cleaner, more efficient and more innovative products and services that are accessible to as many people as possible.
Global leader in materials engineering solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic industries.
Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions used to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Their expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. Their innovations make possible the technology shaping the future.
With a world class Photonics Center and innovative industry partnership model, Boston University has teamed with MTPV since 2007.
The Boston University Photonics Center generates fundamental knowledge and develops innovative technology in the field of photonics. They work on challenging problems that are important to society, translate enabling research discoveries into useful prototypes, and educate future leaders in the field.
Funding research and education in the fields of science and engineering.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) awards nearly $190 million annually to startups and small businesses through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program, transforming scientific discovery into products and services with commercial and societal impact. The non-dilutive grants support research and development (R&D) across all areas of science and technology helping companies de-risk technology for commercial success. The NSF is an independent federal agency with a budget of about $7 billion that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. MTPV is an NSF awardee and has received SBIR Phase I, Phase II, TECP and Phase IIB grants.
Helping clean energy companies grow, creating a robust marketplace for innovative clean technology companies and service providers.
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is a publicly-funded agency dedicated to accelerating the success of clean energy technologies, companies and projects in the Commonwealth—while creating high-quality jobs and long-term economic growth for the people of Massachusetts. Since it began operating in 2009, MassCEC has helped clean energy companies grow, supported municipal clean energy projects and invested in residential and commercial renewable energy installations, creating a robust marketplace for innovative clean technology companies and service providers.