CALGARY, CANADA, March 17, 2022 - Plug and Play Alberta has announced 10 startups selected for the first batch of its Sustainability program. This program aims to facilitate opportunities for pilots, proof of concepts, and new relationships between the selected batch startups and Plug and Play's global ecosystem. Members of the Advisory Board include EY, Canadian Natural Resources, Worley, Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN), and Peter’s & Co. Limited.
“We’re excited to welcome 10 of the most innovative startups in the sustainability space into our accelerator program,” said Lindsay Smylie, Director of Plug and Play Alberta. “Our unparalleled global reach allows us to bring the right startups, with the right solution to our Corporate Partners – which is something that no one else can do.”
The Alberta office officially launched in January of this year with their Sustainability Selection Day on February 24th. The startups, chosen by the Advisory Board, represent a variety of new sustainable clean technology innovations focused on renewable and alternative energy, biotechnology, water innovation, new materials, and energy optimization. Startups will begin the program on March 16th, which will run until the EXPO on May 31st.
To learn more about the 10 startups participating in the program, click below:
CleanInnoGen decarbonizes heavy industry with on-site green hydrogen from waste heat.
SeeO2 converts GHG emissions into high value fuels and chemicals in a net negative carbon process.
OzoneBio is a Canadian green tech company that upcycles toxic wastes into new products stream using dead cells fermentation (“Zombie cells”) approach and unique hydrogenation technique. One of our products is bio-adipic acid (precursor of Nylon 6,6).
2S Water is protecting the world’s water with real time data using single and multi-element sensors.
Pressure Corp is a development company that transforms industrial waste pressure into clean energy with zero capital required from host facilities.
Sawback Technologies is a near-sensing company that has developed a proprietary solution to remotely collect, visualize and analyze near-surface data to identify underground utilities, fluid leaks, soil layers, and infrastructure health.
Pani Energy provides a cloud-based software service to optimize the operations of water treatment plants and reduce chemical costs and energy use, extend membrane life and reduce plant downtime.
BluumBio provides bio-based technologies that rapidly clean soil, air, and water.
Carbon Asset Solutions is a technology platform that operates in the Carbon Credit and sustainable investment sectors. It supplies precision soil-based Carbon Credits to global markets faster and more cost-effectively than any other method.
Cnergreen is an enhanced oil recovery and CO2 storage efficiency via resilient nanoparticle-based foam technology.
Visit the Plug and Play Alberta website to learn more: www.plugandplaytechcenter.com/alberta/.
About Plug and Play Alberta
Plug and Play Alberta is building a world-class innovation platform to attract top technology and investment to the region and support Albertan entrepreneurs to scale and grow, hire tech talent, and propel digital transformation across the province. Plug and Play Alberta is part of the Alberta Scaleup and Growth Accelerator Program (Scaleup Gap) that is run by a consortium led by Alberta Innovates. The consortium also includes the Ministry of Jobs, Economy, and Innovation, Innovate Edmonton, and the Opportunity Calgary Investment Fund (OCIF) who allocated $35 million over three years to retain business accelerators.
About Plug and Play
Plug and Play is the leading innovation platform, connecting startups, corporations, venture capital firms, universities, and government agencies. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we're present in 35+ locations across 5 continents. We offer corporate innovation programs and help our corporate partners in every stage of their innovation journey, from education to execution. We also organize startup acceleration programs and have built an in-house VC to drive innovation across multiple industries where we've invested in hundreds of successful companies including Dropbox, Guardant Health, Honey, Lending Club, N26, PayPal, and Rappi. For more information, visit https://www.plugandplaytechcenter.com/
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