Renewable Manufacturing Gateway
Renewable Manufacturing Gateway (RMG) is a non-profit organization focused on coordinating deal flow and raising capital for renewable energy and clean-tech industries. RMG is a team of accomplished business experts who assist clean-tech and renewable manufacturing companies in achieving global commercialization goals. RMG accelerates ideas into commercial realities by facilitating capitalization, supply chain management, financial analysis, marketing strategy and competitive intelligence. Their mission is reinvigorating the region’s manufacturing base and leveraging the region’s legacy of excellence in manufacturing, science, and technology, as well as its skilled work force.
Concurrent Technologies Corporation
HydroConfidence has contracted with CTC to provide independent, third-party monitoring. As a prominent and respected non-profit company, CTC is ideally situated to serve as an unbiased monitoring entity. CTC also has well-developed infrastructure to provide monitoring services. CTC is an independent, nonprofit, applied scientific research and development professional services organization providing innovative management and technology-based solutions. As a nonprofit organization, CTC conducts impartial, in-depth assessments and delivers reliable, unbiased solutions that emphasize increased quality, enhanced effectiveness, and rapid technology transition and deployment.
American Pioneer Ventures
American Pioneer Ventures (APV) is a strategic consulting firm founded in 2006 by Dan Hussain and Steve Malliaris, two entrepreneurial MIT engineers with the vision to help fellow inventors turn their ideas into successful ventures. American Pioneer Ventures has an outstanding team of scientific, business, legal, and financial advisers, as well as partnership networks established across multiple industries internationally.
Enterprise Venture Corporation
Enterprise Ventures Corporation is a for-profit organization that acts as the technology commercialization arm for CTC. The mission of EVC is to transfer advanced technologies to industry and to deliver high-technology products and services to their clients. EVC Construction and Management Services provides comprehensive professional services for the planning, design, and construction of projects from concept to closeout.
The Franatech team has 14 years of experience in underwater gas detection, supported by patents, technology awards, participation in international projects and numerous publications. Franatech sensors are used worldwide for various applications, including hydrate research, underground tunneling, offshore oil and gas exploration activities, offshore installations safety and integrity surveys, lake ecosystems research, climate research, deep-water oceanology, groundwater quality monitoring, and landfill leachate monitoring. Franatech introduced the first practical sensor for methane monitoring and detection underwater in 1999 and continues to innovate in the field.
The Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds
The Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds is a grant-making foundation that invests in efforts to protect healthy, natural streams around the state, and to clean up pollution and repair damaged wildlife habitat. To date, they have assisted more than 150 different groups, funded more than $6.7 million in projects and leveraged more than $117 million in additional investments to restore more than 700 miles of polluted streams and rivers. Their mission is to foster stewardship for the protection, preservation and restoration of Pennsylvania’s unique water resources.
American Patent Agency PC
American Patent Agency PC has a proven track record working with independent inventors, academic institutions (such as MIT and Penn State University), government agencies (such as NASA and the Department of Energy), as well as public and private companies (such as Siemens and Mainline). APA’s experienced team of patent agents has written over one hundred patents and maintained a 100% success rate in patent issuance with processing times significantly below industry averages. APA will be responsible for securing all intellectual property rights for HydroConfidence.
Bowditch & Dewey LLP
Bowditch & Dewey LLP Bowditch & Dewey LLP, a law-firm with national reach, serves as General Counsel to the Company. They currently serve as General Counsel to APV and to several of APV’s other portfolio companies. Bowditch & Dewey has over 90 years of service to clients, with industry practice groups serving financial institutions, education, non-profit organizations and healthcare.
Dennis Piper & Associates PC
Dennis Piper is a CPA with over 20 years of experience in providing business advisory, tax compliance and tax consulting services to corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, estates and trusts, not-for-profits, and pension plans. His firm was awarded the 2008 Western Pennsylvania Small Business Financial Services Champion by the U.S. Small Business Administration.