VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc.™ is involved with several companies and organizations that are leading the way towards energy efficiency, renewable energy projects, and sustainable business practices.
WOODWARD GOVERNOR COMPANY
Woodward is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of energy control and optimization solutions for commercial and military aircraft, turbines, reciprocating engines, and electrical power system equipment. The company’s innovative fluid energy, combustion control, electrical energy, and motion control systems help customers offer cleaner, more reliable, and more cost-effective equipment. Leading original equipment manufacturers use our products and services in aerospace, power and process industries, and transportation.
NORTHWATER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
Northwater Intellectual Property Fund is managed by Northwater Capital Management Inc., a leading, privately held, investment management company. Northwater focuses on investments in intellectual property and intellectual property-rich companies. Northwater provides financing, counsel and connectivity to its portfolio of intellectual property investments to speed their projects to market and to defend their protected space.
Infield Capital was founded in 2008, and is located in Boulder, Colorado. The firm is focused on investment in early-stage clean technologies for the transportation industry, with an emphasis on future powertrain technologies.
POWERHOUSE ENERGY CAMPUS AT COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY
The Colorado State University Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory was founded in an abandoned power plant in 1992 and has since grown to become a globally recognized energy research and educational facility. The Energy Institute serves as a nucleus of research, education, and outreach for the faculty, staff, and students of Colorado State University. Continued access to clean, reliable and abundant energy is central to almost every major challenge the world faces today. Colorado State University has long recognized the crucial role energy plays around the globe and pioneered research in this area – from developing better combustion engines that emit fewer pollutants to testing new smart grid technologies. VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc. has partnered with CSU and the EECL since 2008 to build its durability test cells that power the electric grid in Fort Collins.
SantoLubes, manufacturer of Santovac, Santotrac and Santolube products, offers unique and innovative synthetic fluids, lubricants, and greases that provide solutions for difficult applications. These lubricants and greases are used where extreme high temperature, chemical inertness, radiation resistance and difficult lubrication problems are encountered.
SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®), headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, is one of the oldest and largest independent, nonprofit, applied research and development organizations in the United States. SwRI’s 11 technical divisions offer a wide range of technical expertise and services in such areas as chemistry, space science, nondestructive evaluation, automation, engine design, mechanical engineering, electronics and more.
ARMY SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs allow small, high-tech U.S. businesses (less than 500 employees) and academia the opportunity to provide innovative research and development solutions in response to critical Army needs. By capturing the tremendous and agile talents of the U.S. small business community, the SBIR and STTR programs benefit the Department of Defense (DoD), the private sector, and our national economy. This portal provides all the information necessary to participate in these programs.
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.
NSK aims to contribute to the well-being and safety of society and to protect the global environment through its innovative technology integrating Motion & Control. We are guided by our vision of NSK as a truly international enterprise, and we are working across national boundaries to improve relationships between people throughout the world. NSK was the first company in Japan to develop bearings, which, as essential components for improving the reliability and efficiency of machinery, are regarded as a staple of industry. Since our founding, NSK’s high-quality bearings have helped a wide array of industries become more advanced.
The world’s leading independent, full-service turbomachinery design and development organization. Providing manufacturers, users, government agencies, and the engineering community with software (CAE/CAM), services, and products for their turbomachinery requirements.
COLORADO CLEANTECH INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION (CCIA)
Clean technology is a response to the environmental and natural resource constraints of the 21st Century and represents one of our nation’s greatest challenges and opportunities. Clean technology includes renewable energy manufacturers and providers as well as products and services that make our current energy production and distribution systems more efficient. The sector also includes products and technologies that help consumers and industries use natural resources such as energy, water and waste more efficiently. Founded in 2008, CCIA is a statewide organization dedicated to promoting Colorado’s Cleantech industry. We are the only industry-led, industry-focused Cleantech group in the state. Our mission is to provide advocacy, public policy leadership, development and education in the Cleantech sector.
FortZED is growing to be the world’s largest active zero energy district. VanDyne SuperTurbo, Inc.™ will help stabilize the FortZED grid with its rapid power increases from its SuperTurbocharged durability test engines. FortZED is a set of active projects and initiatives, created by public-private partnerships, which uses Smart Grid and renewable energy technologies to achieve local power generation and energy demand management.