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Greentown Labs Circularity Challenge Final Showcase
February 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Please join us on Thursday, February 6 to celebrate the successful conclusion of the Circularity Challenge!
The Greentown Labs Circularity Challenge is a six-month accelerator program for startups developed in partnership with BASF, one of the world’s leading chemical companies. The program intends to advance innovative ideas to disrupt the plastics, energy storage and recycling value chains to enable a circular economy. The Circularity Challenge is focused on connecting entrepreneurs with mentors, team members, business, and technical resources they need to launch successful ventures with partnership from BASF and support from Stanley Black and Decker.
At this event attendees will:
Have the opportunity to network with VIPs and executives from BASF
Listen to pitches from the Circularity Challenge startup participants
Learn more about startup progress, accomplishments and successful results of working closely with supporting partners
Learn more about the circular economy’s impact on the environment, value chains, economic growth and the deployment of new innovation
Learn more about BASF’s innovation priorities and the Circularity Challenge
Meet this year’s participants:
Corumat, based in California, USA, is a materials science company on a mission to eliminate plastic waste and fight climate change. Corumat uses materials science to micro-engineer bioplastics to make lighter, stronger, cheaper products.
Nexus Fuels, based in Georgia, USA, is an operational, commercially-scaled 50 ton/day plant converting waste plastics to feedstocks, which in turn can be converted back to virgin plastics through molecular recycling.
Circularise, based in The Hague, Netherlands, is a blockchain transparency solution with a patent-pending “smart questioning” technology that guarantees proof of sustainability, circular economy, and recycling practices for brands and manufacturers that aim for high sustainability standards and want to avoid greenwashing.
Interface Polymers, based in Loughborough, England, is working to become the global leader in compatibility and surface functionality solutions for the polyolefin industry. Their unique Polarfin® additives offer the plastics industry worldwide the ability to transform performance and cost competitiveness in any market application where interfacial compatibility or surface properties are important.
American Battery Metals Corporation, based in Nevada, USA, is an American-owned company that is meeting the global battery metals supply chain challenges with innovative, environmentally-sustainable solutions. The company’s vertical strategies leverage its exploration and mining operations with self-supporting extraction and battery recycling divisions.
Check out the Circularity Challenge landing page for more information on this accelerator.