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Tepper Cleantech Case Competition
March 19, 2024

The competition will convene grad students, academics and industry professionals, with contestants presenting to judges across multiple segments of the Cleantech landscape.

Emerson Ventures invests in early-stage companies with innovative technologies in the areas of discrete automation, industrial software, and environmental sustainability (see below) that: (1) are of high strategic relevance to Emerson businesses / served markets; and (2) have exponential growth potential. Emerson Ventures is particularly interested in finding start-ups that are addressing challenges for both industry and the environment.
Participating teams in TC3 are to act as consultants tasked with identifying and pitching an investment opportunity to Emerson Ventures with a focus on environmental sustainability.

The third annual TC3 challenges top MBA and graduate teams to present innovative business solutions to address energy and environmental problems. TC3 will be hosted on March 19, 2024 in conjunction with CMU Energy Week, with energy experts, industry professionals, government leaders, and students joining to advance energy technologies and innovations.

Team Composition

1. Teams may consist of two to five undergraduate or graduate level students
2. At least one member must be enrolled in an MBA program