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01 June 2021

17 startups for the circular economy

The first acceleration batch of The Circulars Accelerator has reached the final stage, the acceleration program - promoted by Accenture - which catalyzes circular innovation through the collaboration of innovators and entrepreneurs with leaders and experts in the sector, in order to obtain new ones in the name of circularity, of which the Circular Economy Lab is a supporter.

As reported by the Word Economic Forum, here there are the 17 innovators who make up the debut Cohort ’21 of The Circulars Accelerator:

  • Algramo offers an omni-channel cross-brand platform technology which enables brands and retailers to sell consumer goods products for the most affordable prices.
  • BanQu is a platform which closely follows raw materials and finished goods from source to shelf to the hands of the consumer, providing supply chain traceability and financial security to workers across the value chain.
  • BIOHM is a biotechnology company revolutionizing the circular construction industry by creating building materials and manufacturing methods from sustainable and natural materials.
  • Circularise has developed a blockchain technology solution to help stakeholders across supply chains trace raw materials from source to product, ensuring no sensitive data risk exposure.
  • Deep Branch is a carbon-recycling platform that transforms carbon dioxide into high-protein animal feed ingredients.
  • Eon offers a Connected Products Platform, Protocol and Network solution which powers circular commerce across fashion and retail by connecting products across their entire lifecycle to reduce waste.
  • Excess Materials Exchange (EME) is a digital matching platform which finds high-value options to reuse or recycle different types of materials or waste for companies.
  • Hello Tractor runs a tractor contracting platform in emerging markets by connecting farmers to fleet owners through an IoT-enabled software.
  • Kiverdi uses NASA-inspired tech to convert CO2 into people and planet-friendly nutrients and bio-based materials.
  • Maeko has developed composting solutions onsite for homes and businesses, reducing food waste from landfills.
  • Mint Innovation has provided low-cost and sustainable processes to recover valuable precious metals from waste streams such as electronics or cars.
  • Natural Fiber Welding (NFW) shapes and molds plant materials including waste into natural compounds, used across different industries.
  • Recykal facilitates transactions for all stakeholders across India’s waste management and recycling value chain to promote more efficient recycling of plastic waste.
  • S4S Technologies converts farm food waste to value added products using their patented solar-powered dehydration technology, so that farmers and rural women can preserve their produce for up to a year without chemicals.
  • SokoFresh has created a scalable and replicable cold storage as a service solution to eliminating post-harvest food loss in smallholder farmer value chains.
  • StixFresh has developed an easy peel and place sticker for fresh fruits which extends shelf life and reduces waste.
  • Wasteless helps supermarkets and online grocery stores recapture the value of their perishable products and reduce food waste via AI-powered dynamic pricing.

Join The Circulars Accelerator Innovation Showcase 2021 - 14:00 – 14:45 CET on 24th June