National Instruments Announces 2012 Green Engineering Grant Program

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AUSTIN, Texas, April 17, 2012 — (PRNewswire) —  National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) today announced that it will renew its Green Engineering Grant program in 2012. In the last two years, the program has provided assistance to more than 40 companies developing next-generation control and measurement solutions in the renewable energy market. The program helps small companies and research groups around the world with up to $25,000 USD in software and training for graphical system design tools and techniques.

The grant assists the creation of innovative solutions that can address today's complex renewable energy and electrical power challenges associated with the advancement of smart-grid, energy storage, electric vehicles and grid-tied power electronics control systems.

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"The NI Green Engineering Grant program is helping clean-tech startups get the training and graphical system design tools they need to accelerate the crossover to the era when clean energy is cheaper and more abundant than fossil fuels," said Brian MacCleery, principal product manager for clean energy technology at National Instruments. "National Instruments is proud to work with leading green engineering innovators like Xtreme Power, whose utility scale energy storage technology can make it possible to get a greater percentage of our power from intermittent, renewable sources."

"Thanks to NI hardware and LabVIEW system design software, we were able to use a single integrated development environment for everything from FPGA and real-time targets to user interface and diagnostic PCs," said Richard Jennings, software engineering manager at Xtreme Power. "The NI graphical system design approach helped us focus on our application instead of getting bogged down in low-level syntax and implementation details."

Grant Features

  • Grants are designed for companies or groups planning to use LabVIEW system design software and reconfigurable I/O (RIO) hardware to rapidly develop and commercialize their green technologies.
  • The grant awards engineers and scientists developing systems that could make a significant contribution toward a clean energy future.
  • The deadline for grant applications is November 1, 2012, and grants will be distributed by January 2013.

 

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About National Instruments
Since 1976, National Instruments ( www.ni.com) has equipped engineers and scientists with tools that accelerate productivity, innovation and discovery. NI's graphical system design approach to engineering provides an integrated software and hardware platform that speeds the development of any system needing measurement and control. The company's long-term vision and focus on improving society through its technology supports the success of its customers, employees, suppliers and shareholders.

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