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i-GATE iHub Receives Award for Outstanding Partnership
Livermore, CA - September 11, 2012: The i-GATE Innovation Hub (iHub) Initiative was awarded for Outstanding Partnership by the Far West Region of the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) at their 2012 Regional Conference in San Antonio, TX.
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The i-GATE Innovation Hub is seeking interested candidates for the position of Chief Executive Officer
The i-GATE Innovation Hub is seeking interested candidates for the position of Chief Executive Officer. Please view the flyer for the job description: (insert link). Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references to i-GATE vice president Brandon Cardwell at brandon.cardwell@igateihub.org.
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i-GATE Joint Boards Meeting
Meeting on August 2, 2012 from 1:00pm-3:00pm at the i-GATE NEST Commercialization Center. Please find the Agenda attached. For all other supporting documents, please visit the Archives section.
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i-GATE Adds Marketing and Social Media Expert to Executive Team
Livermore, CA – June 19, 2012: This week, the i-GATE Innovation Hub added Rik Walters to the team as the Vice President of Marketing. Walters has been on the cutting edge of traditional marketing and digital social media strategies, and he brings more than 20 years of marketing experience to i-GATE.
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i-GATE Joint Boards Meeting
Meeting on May 3, 2012 from 1:00pm-4:00pm at the i-GATE NEST Commercialization Center. Please find the Agenda attached. For all other supporting document, please visit the Archives section.
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i-GATE iHub Receives Top Award for Excellence in Local Government
Livermore, CA - April 18, 2012: Today the i-GATE Innovation Hub (iHub) Initiative was awarded the Thomas H. Muehlenbeck Award for Excellence in Local Government by the Alliance for Innovation at their 2012 Transforming Local Government Conference in Kansas City, MO. Over 70 submissions from across the United States and Canada were received for this prestigious award, which is presented annually to further encourage innovation and recognize excellence in local government.
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News Imagei-GATE Partners Discuss CyberTran Test Site
i-GATE officials visited the future site of the CyberTran International low speed test track in Richmond, CA. The meeting was attended by representatives from the cities of Richmond and Davis and the three East Bay department of energy national labs - Lawrence Livermore, Sandia, and Lawrence Berkeley.
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News ImageFormer President Jimmy Carter and Wife Ride Trikke's!
One of i-GATE NEST's clients, TRIKKE, enjoyed a very exciting opporunity last week. Former President Jimmy Carter and wife Rosalynn rode their Trikke's in San Diego and invited TRIKKE President John Simpson to join them!
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News Imagei-GATE iHub Names Cities to Non-profit Boards
As a continued demonstration of strong municipal public-private partnership, the i-GATE Innovation Hub (iHub) announced today that it has expanded its two non-profit boards, the National Energy Systems Technology (NEST) Commercialization Center and the i-GATE Development Corporation, to include four mayors and their respective city managers from the i-GATE partner cities.
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News Imagei-GATE iHub and CyberTran Formalize Parntership
In its continued effort to support startups and entrepreneurs, i-GATE announced today that it has signed an agreement with CyberTran International to support technology development and implementation, growing its partnership in supporting technology companies.

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News ImageWine & Innovation Symposium
i-GATE and the City of Livermore hosted the Wine & Innovation Symposium on February 1, 2012. This event included information for California wineries export opportunities to meet high demand for wine to the city of Yingkou, located in the Dalian Region of China.
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News ImageUS Ambassador to Australia Visit
On December 20, 2011, Rob White and Bruce Balfour attended a briefing by Hon. Jeffery Bleich, the U.S. Ambassador to Australia, on cleantech export and business opportunities for U.S. companies in Australia.

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News ImageChevron Energy Solutions Completes Smart Grid Project at Santa Rita Jail
On March 22nd, Chevron Energy Solutions and Alameda County celebrated the completion of their Smart Grid Project at the Santa Rita Jail. This first-of-its-kind project, designed and constructed by Chevron Energy Solutions, will allow the jail's power-supply to continue uninterrupted during power disturbances, which is an important safety factor for a jail that houses approximately 4,000 inmates.
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News Imagei-GATE Designated State "iHub"
i-GATE, administered by the City of Livermore in partnership with Sandia National Laboratories (California) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, is formally designated as the first of six "iHubs" (innovation hubs) by the State of California.
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News Imagei-GATE Receives Innovation Awards
i-GATE receives innovation awards from U.S. Congress (John Garamendi), California State Assembly (Joan Buchanan), and Livermore Chamber of Commerce in recognition of the opportunities created by the i-GATE program for job creation, economic development, and regional innovation.
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i-GATE Mayors Travel to Washington, D.C.
January 19, 2011

Mayors from the i-GATE region travel to Washington, D.C. on January 19 and attend the U.S. Conference of Mayors, carrying the i-GATE message in support of small businesses developing clean-energy and green transportation technologies.
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i-GATE Reception at Amerimade Technologies
October 12, 2010
i-GATE hosts its first reception at Amerimade Technologies in Livermore. Congressman John Garamendi and State Asseymblymember Joan Buchanan mingeld with staff
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i-GATE Hosts Innovation Hubs and California Governor's Office
October 12, 2010

i-GATE hosts visitors from the California Governor's Office of Economic Development (GoED) and twelve regional California innovation hubs (iHubs).
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i-GATE Receives International Award
September 26, 2010
i-GATE receives International Economic Development Council award for its innovative public-private partnership.