"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 2018, whose achievements in their respective fields are truly outstanding. We look forward to showcasing each of them at our May 9 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 CleanTech and Energy Company of the Year nomination goes to companies exemplifying New England’s leading place in the industry.
“CIMCON Lighting is pleased to be recognized by the New England Venture Capital Association as a nominee for the CleanTech and Energy Company of the Year Award,” said Anil Agrawal, CEO. “This nomination reinforces that CIMCON is in a unique position to provide cities, towns, municipalities and utilities with innovative, low cost, easily implemented, ‘green technology’ solutions that quickly make a positive impact on the environment by eliminating the wastage of energy, and providing a clear path to Smart City applications that enable a safe, secure and environmental friendly urban experience.”
With over 25 years of innovation and experience in industrial automation and outdoor wireless applications, CIMCON Lighting is the leading global provider of intelligent wireless outdoor lighting management solutions and Smart City technologies for traditional, LED and solar-based street lights. Focused on offering solutions that provide the lowest "Lifecycle Cost of Ownership," CIMCON provides hardware and software technologies that allow Cities and Utilities to monitor, maintain and in many cases, monetize their lighting assets and other devices on or near the light pole. CIMCON's "Just in Time Lighting™," reduces energy, maintenance and repair costs while improving the quality of lighting services and enabling the path to a Smart City. CIMCON's lighting management solutions are appropriate for roadways, parking lots and parking garages, corporate and university campuses and a variety of industrial applications.
Joining Bristol-Myers Squibb in supporting the Sixth Annual NEVY Awards are sponsors Cooley, LLP; IDA Ireland; Alexandria Real Estate Equities; Deloitte; J&J Innovation, Inc. – JJDC; AbbVie Ventures; Bose Ventures; Leerink; Piper Jaffray; Pfizer; Life Science Advisors; and VentureFizz.
To join the fun, and cheer on our organization’s nomination you can purchase tickets at thenevys.com.