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Clean Tech: Where Economic Growth & Equity Intersect

When: Tuesday, February 22, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Jeff Henderson   (847) 467-1972

Group: ISEN private

Category: Other, Academic, Lectures & Meetings


Clean Tech: Where Economic Growth & Equity Intersect in Illinois

Join members of the Clean Tech Economy Coalition’s (CTEC) advisory committee as they discuss Illinois’ proposal for Phase 2 of the Build Back Better Regional Challenge. CTEC is preparing a $201M project proposal with an initial $99.3M requested from the federal government and $101.6M of matching funds from coalition members, industry, and local government.

Learn how the Coalition’s six projects were designed around existing regional assets to transform the state’s economy through grid modernization, emerging clean technologies, electric vehicles, workforce development and supply chain optimization.

CTEC is currently seeking affiliate partners who want to engage in Illinois’ future Clean Tech economy. There will be a Q&A at the end of the sessions to answers questions about how to get involved.

Moderated by:
Michael Fassnacht, President & CEO, World Business Chicago

Haven Allen, Co-founder & CEO, mHUB
Juan De Pablo, EVP for Science, Innovation, National Laboratories, and Global Initiatives, University of Chicago, University of Chicago
Mark Denzler, Illinois Manufacturers’ Association
Megan Clifford, Director for Science & Technology Partnerships and Outreach, Argonne National Laboratory

Hosted by:
mHUB, World Business Chicago, and Executive Club of Chicago

For more information on CTEC, visit


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