Autodesk announced a cool program to award software to early-stage, clean technology companies “working to solve some of the world’s most pressing environmental challenges.” The "Clean Tech Partner Program" aims to award software bundles to 100 companies by the end of January 2010, for a total value of $15 million. Each grant recipient will receive a collection of up to five full commercial licenses of applications such as Inventor Pro, Showcase Pro, Vault, Navisworks Manage, Revit and Alias Design. Full information is available at www.autodesk.com/cleantech.