Cleantech Los Angeles

CleanTech Los Angeles (CTLA) is a multi-institutional collaboration between the City of Los Angeles, the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles, UCLA, USC, Caltech, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Central City Association, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, Los Angeles Business Council (LABC) and the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) to establish Los Angeles as the global leader in research, commercialization, and deployment of clean technologies.CleanTech LA is a unique collaboration between government, academia, and business groups dedicated to making Los Angeles a global capital of clean technology.

Los Angeles is home to the largest port complex in the nation, the world’s fifth busiest airport, the country’s largest municipal utillity, world-class research universities, an unparalleled workforce, and the largest manufacturing center in the nation.

From pipe-fitters and electricians to engineering PhDs and Nobel Laureates, the business and labor communities are teaming up to make Los Angeles the most productive place in the nation for cleantech. The City is building on these assets with billions of dollars of investment and attractive incentives to make Los Angeles the destination for the cleantech industry.

CleanTech LA administration is currently housed within the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Business Policy. This blog will be monitoring news, events, and initiatives put forth by the CleanTechLA partnership. Have questions, comments, or suggestions that you’d like to submit? E-mail us at info@CleanTechLA.org

Goals:

1. Create jobs: Attract and retain clean technology firms that will create job opportunities at all levels, including those with career ladders.

2. Stimulate demand: Facilitate the continued growth of a large marketplace for clean technology goods and services.

3. Facilitate environmental solutions: Deploy clean technologies to clean up the environment, create a better quality of life, and exceed our regulatory responsibilities.