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File #: 19-699    Version: 1 Name: LA Clean Tech Incubator Presentation and Discussion
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 12/18/2018 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 1/14/2019 Final action:
Title: CC - Presentation regarding Los Angeles Clean Tech Incubator (LACI) and Discussion about Joining LACI.
Attachments: 1. 2019-01-14__ATT__LACI _ One Sheet.pdf, 2. 2019-01-14__ATT__LACI _ Partners.pdf
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CC - Presentation regarding Los Angeles Clean Tech Incubator (LACI) and Discussion about Joining LACI.

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Meeting Date: January 14, 2019

Contact Person/Dept: Shelly Wolfberg/City Manager's Office

Phone Number: (310) 253-6000

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [X] Attachments: [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: LACI and (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (01/09/19)

Department Approval: John M. Nachbar, City Manager (01/08/19)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council hear a presentation about the Los Angeles Clean Tech Incubator and discuss joining LACI.


BACKGROUND/ DISCUSSION

At the October 22, 2018 City Council Meeting, Vice Mayor Sahli-Wells received consensus to invite representatives from the LACI to make a presentation to explain the concept for consideration to join their efforts. LACI is a non-profit organization and the result of the Clean Tech Los Angeles alliance among the Los Angeles Mayor's office, the region's universities, the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, the Los Angeles Business Council, the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, LADWP and the CRA/LA (Attachment 1). In partnership with the region's educational and research organizations - UCLA, USC, Caltech and Jet Propulsion Laboratory - LACI states that it helps accelerate the commercialization of their clean technologies, in addition to accelerating new products developed by independent entrepreneurs. A list of partners can be found in Attachment 2.

According to LACI:

"LACI is convening an unprecedented partnership to accelerate transportation electrification and zero emissions goods movement. Collaborating with local government, key regulators, utilities and others, our goal is to reduce statewide greenhouse gas em...

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