2012 National Launch Party

March 23, 2012, 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM PDT

Moffett Field / NASA Ames / Mountain View, CA

Please join us, and your Cleantech Open community, at the epic NASA Ames campus to launch the biggest year of cleantech innovation yet.


Three competitions and challenges will be on the launch pad. The Cleantech Open Business Accelerator & Competition, the Global Youth Challenge and the NASA Night Rover Challenge start their trajectories on this stellar evening. Meet the people who count in cleantech in Silicon Valley and the world beyond.

It’s an exciting evening of interactive exhibits and unbeatable networking. Wine will flow, hors d’oeuvres will be passed and new connections will be made.

Come to the 2012 Launch Party to:

  • Track the future of cleantech technology at our Alumni Expo
  • Explore the NASA Night Rover Challenge and find the solution to power supply during the Lunar night
  • Gain industry insights from interactive presentations
  • Connect with other leaders who will help bring your ideas to fruition

Go big, join us. We’ll see you at the party!


NASA Ames Research Center
Building 3
500 Severyns Road
Moffett Field, California, 94035


Parking Map:




Don't forget to carpool


Sign up for a carpool here: http://www.zimride.com/p/ep/CleantechOpen-Nation/e1541



5:30pm: Registration opens

5:30-6:00pm Exhibits, hors d'oeuvres, wine and Instagram yourself as an Astronaut!
6:00-7:00pm: Hear from NASA scientists, Cleantech Open alumni and more at lightning talks
7:00-8:00: Network over NASA's Chef's choice hors d'oeuvres, organic wine, exhibits and the NASA Nighrover robot display


Don't miss an evening that is packed with the highest quality people, food, wine and of course cleantech ideas.

"I wouldn’t miss it for the world” – NASA Night Rover Robot – performing roving tricks on custom, space-age platforms before your eyes. "Meet me at my booth" –12 Innovative Cleantech Open Alumni Companies – showcasing fresh, cutting edge cleantech ideas that are going big in 2012.

Who Should Attend

  • Cleantech entrepreneurs and innnovators interested in applying for the 2012 Cleantech Open competition
  • Anyone interested in clean technology and finding out about the newest trends
  • The Cleantech Open community

Additional Details

Instructions : Entry at the main gate for NASA and the Conference Center requires a government issued picture identification. Visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult with a government issued picture identification. * If you are not a US Citizen restrictions may apply. Contact us at 888-989-OPEN for more details.


Chevron, University of Phoenix, and Wells Fargo

Registration Fees

General 27.00 40.00
Students 17.00 30.00