Nexmatix Awarded $310,000 at Clean Energy Trust Challenge Showcase

Nexmatix was awarded $310,000 at the sixth annual Clean Energy Trust (CET) Challenge–a Midwest cleantech showcase where 14 companies competed for $1M on April 12, 2016 in Chicago.  Since 2011, the Clean Energy Trust has invested in 29 Midwest cleantech startups, and those companies have gone on to raise an additional $86 million in funding creating more than 300 new jobs.   “The group of finalists participating in our accelerator program this year is testament to the advanced level of innovation happening in the cleantech space,” Erik Birkerts, CEO of Clean Energy Trust, said in a statement. “Midwestern startups are thriving, and Clean Energy Trust is proud to serve as a launch pad for companies that are leveraging science, innovation and technology to create a cleaner and more sustainable energy future.” Nexmatix was presented with the following awards at this year’s Clean Energy Trust Challenge:

  • Wells Fargo Award, $240,000
  • United Airlines and Boeing Sustainable Energy Award, $45,000
  • ComEd Female CEO Award, $25,000


“We are very honored to be selected by these prestigious organizations and look forward to working with CET and these companies to promote our energy efficient pneumatic platform as one solution for a more sustainable energy future.”  – Victoria Gonzalez, CEO, Nexmatix