BOSTON – 10/21/2021– Today, Leading Edge Equipment Technologies has announced that it has been shortlisted for the Early Climate Tech Company of the Year Award in the 2021 NEVY Awards, hosted by the New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA) and presented by Dell Technologies. The NEVYs, now in their ninth year, celebrate New England’s top innovators, investors, and companies across the region’s health care, life science, tech, medtech, and cleantech communities. Final winners will be unmasked via a dynamic live broadcast and live at the House of Blues Boston on December 2, 2021, at 6:30 pm.
“The NEVYs were born out of a desire to shine a spotlight on the amazing companies and breakthroughs happening in New England, with each year seeming like the nominees are even more impressive than the last,” said Jody Rose, President of the NEVCA. “That’s certainly no exception with our nominated companies for 2021, whose achievements in their respective fields are truly outstanding. We look forward to showcasing each of them at our December 2nd event and celebrating the continued strength and vitality of this region’s innovation ecosystem.”
With a focus on the regional business community, nominees – selected by the NEVYs Academy, comprised of investors from the region’s top venture capital firms – are both locally headquartered and locally backed. The Early Climate Tech Company of the Year nomination goes to companies exemplifying New England’s leading place in the industry.
Leading Edge Equipment Technologies (LEET) is revolutionizing silicon solar wafer manufacturing. We are commercializing the first full-sized single-crystal direct solar wafer manufacturing process with a dramatically lower-cost, high-performance advantage over the 70-year-old incumbent technology. In the largest global wafer market of solar photovoltaics (solar PV), the LEET process enables an entirely US- based manufacturing supply chain for photovoltaic modules. After over a decade of technology development and over 100 patents, LEET is developing this technology for a commercial pilot in 2022 and gigawatt-scale wafer production in 2023 and beyond.
For more information on LEET please visit www.leadingedgetech.io To learn more about the New England Venture Capital Association, check out their website at www.newenglandvc.org.
Joining Dell Technologies in supporting the 9th Annual NEVY Awards are sponsors IDA Ireland, JP Morgan, Alexandria, Matter, Deloitte, Abbvie, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, and V2 Communications.
To join the fun, and cheer on our organization’s nomination you can purchase tickets at thenevys.com