You Can Make Exceptional Partnerships with APTEP

The Asia-Pacific Technology and Education Partnership (APTEP) is an Office of Naval Research initiative.

APTEP promotes commerce and partnerships in the Asia-Pacific region through advancements in alternative energy research, technology development and education. Due to increasing energy demands, the APTEP vision is focused on “alternative energy for sustainability”.


HNEI Partners with HIDOE to Create Thermal Comfort Portal
January 25, 2018
The DOE Thermal Comfort Portal is a research tool developed for State of Hawaii Department of Education (HIDOE) to implement their heat abatement program: Under this project, the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute (HNEI) is provide the HIDOE with the technical resources and expertise to support the delivery of energy and weather data.

Office of Naval Research (ONR) Goes Lean
Steve Blank, October 10, 2017
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has been one of the largest supporters of innovation in the U.S. Now they are starting to use the Lean Innovation process to turn ideas into solutions. The result will be defense innovation with speed and urgency.

Hawaii moves toward 100% renewable transportation
Elemental Excelerator, December 22, 2017
To close out 2017, the four mayors of Hawaii set a goal of 100% renewable ground transportation by 2045. This means we won’t be shipping oil into our ports just to move food from the farm to the dinner table. And it means that when we get on the bus to go to work, our ride won’t pollute the air we breathe… READ MORE…

Amber Kinetics + HECO Install & Test Flywheel Technology In Hawaii
Andrea Bertoli, Clean Technica, December 1, 2017
Amber Kinetics and Elemental Excelerator published a joint press release yesterday (November 30) announcing the installation of the world’s first commercially available, 4-hour flywheel energy storage system.  The pilot project is jointly funded by Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) and Elemental Excelerator, and is expected to be in operation beginning in January 2018. READ MORE…

Elemental Excelerator
We have a new cohort! Who will be deploying new innovations in Hawaii & the Asia Pacific in 2018?

Have a look at the new 2018 cohort! READ MORE…

New ESTEP Project FactSheets available

New project factsheets available on the ESTEP webpage! READ MORE…


Teach Every Child Computer Science!
Applications will be available in January 2018
Middle and high school teachers interested in upcoming professional development opportunities and facilitating curricula during the 2018/2019 school year are encouraged to join the STEMworks™ interest list. READ MORE…

Cleantech Forum San Francisco 2018
January 22-24, 2018 – San Francisco, CA (USA)
This annual gathering of the global cleantech innovation community offers a comprehensive, three-day program along with exclusive opportunities to network, learn, and get deals done. Since 2002, Cleantech Group has brought together clean technology’s most influential leaders… READ MORE…

January 23-25, 2018 – San Antonio, TX (USA)
The 15-track conference brings industry thought leaders from all over the world opportunities to network, share knowledge, and problem solve with worldwide utilities and product and service providers READ MORE…

East Meets West
February 1-2, 2018 – San Antonio, TX (USA)
Dawn Lippert, Elemental Excelerator, will be speaking at East Meets West 2018. Hosted by Blue Startups, EMW brings together investors and entrepreneurs from Asia, Hawaii, and North America. READ MORE…

Patents: Adding Fuel to the Fire of Genius
February 8, 2018 – MEDB’s Malcolm Center, Kihei, Maui, HI (USA)
Don’t miss this opportunity to engage Palo Alto patent attorney, Dr. Victoria Brewster, in an informal round table discussion on the ins and outs of securing a patent. READ MORE…

Online Q&A for the next cohort
February 8, 2018 – Online @12:00 pm PST
Join the Elemental Excelerator for the first online Q&A with Ramsay Siegal, EEx’s Head of Partnerships and Pipeline. We’ll dive into the details of our triple-track program, show you what we look for in companies, and answer your most pressing questions.. READ MORE…

2018 Hawaii STEM Conference
April 10-11, 2018 – Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii (USA)
STEM/Service Learning students, teachers, parents, community and business leaders are invited to gather from across the state to celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math learning projects, hear stories of inspiration, engage in actvities! READ MORE…

Promote sustainability through alternative research, technology development, education and commerce

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