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Join the next Solar Impulse, EuroQuity & Nestlé E-pitch "Sustainable Packaging" on March 25th !

We are very pleased to announce you an exclusive e-pitch session we are organising in collaboration with Solar Impulse Foundation and Nestlé on March 25th at 17:00 CET.



Once again, this e-pitch is exclusively for Solar Impulse Labelled Solutions.
Witness 5 of the finest startups pitching directly to you online.
Register by 
clicking here.
 
Here is the selection:

 

Spain - Sustainability: Elimination / Reduction of packaging
This Spanish company that holds a unique technology that allows for the elimination of stickers and plastic on fruits & vegetables. The solution reduces a prouct’s carbon footprint by 99.9%, providing a permanent identification and traceability for every item. Their technology is present in several EU countries, the USA, China with 35+ customers. New developments involve the extension of the solution to other food products (already one customer). Parallel to this, they are developing and plan to manufacture a series of new products that come exclusively from 100% vegetal origin and aim at reducing residues and a food item’s carbon footprint. Several patents worldwide | Creating new market
Next steps: scaling up | Amount to raise: EUR 1.
3 mn
 
 

United Kingdom - Packaging & New Materials – Reusable Packaging
An experienced developer in the sector of closed transfer technology has applied chemical industry performance requirements to the FMCG sector. This adds value to brands and supports them when incorporating sustainability solutions in their products. A dispense system has been developed that protects the product, retailer and consumer and delivers a self-funded switch from single use disposable packaging to more efficient and lower cost supply chains and more functional and sustainable retail packaging, achieving a 96% reduction in waste. The additional consumer and product data delivers new insight and capability direct to the brand. 15+ worldwide patents: new IP in development | TRL: 8 | TAM EUR 15.0 bn
Next Step: Implement at scale | EUR 3.5 mn

 
 
 
FRANCE – Chemical/Packaging/Sustainability – Paper Coating
Paper coating to ultimately replace single-use plastic in packaging. The company is pioneering the packaging transition by delivering a unique solution that enable CPG companies to make their packaging with fully recyclable and fully biodegradable circular packaging. The coated paper behaves like plastic, but without any plastic content: an unprecedented solution on this gigantic market of over USD 400.0 bn. The solution has already been successfully tested at industrial scale on all the most common coating/printing machinery in late 2020 and early 2021. Currently, in a phase of industrialization, the start-up is going to sign 2 contracts with a tobacco and a food company for product deliveries in late 2021. 2 patents pending; EUR 12K revenue in 2020 | TRL: 7 | TAM: EUR 400.0 bn
Next Step: Industrialization and scale up | Amount to raise: EUR 7.0 mn

 
 
 
FRANCE | Green Chemistry | Sustainable Packaging: Algae-based plastic alternatives
Plastic production is equal to 350MT per year, 10.0% goes into the environment creating long term pollution. This industrial project is a key for a better environment. The patented process is a new generation of plastics using a pollutant, green algae. The company is PIA ADEME 2017, supported by TOTAL TDR, Paca Region and Bpifrance. The pre-industrial plant is in the south of France. The company raised EUR 6.0 mn in 2020. Patented in 30 countries | TRL: 8
Next steps: scale up production to 20 000 tons of bioplastics | Amount to raise: EUR 30.0 mn

 
 
 
FINLAND – Cleantech/Energy – Smart packaging solution
Current heaters and cookers are heavy, bulky, and expensive, and can cause smoke and fires. Chemical heating pouches are hard to dispose of and have caused explosions. This startup is developing new highly scalable and low emission solar heated packaging technology, allowing various heating applications for safe and easy outdoor use. Solutions offer added value in the consumer and professional markets, especially in the situations where ultra-portable equipment is preferred, or when the sun is the only available source of energy. First industrially manufactured 0-series has built the foundation for scaling up.
 2 international patents | TRL: 6 | TAM: EUR 1.3 bn
Next steps: Piloting and launching | Amount to raise: EUR 250.0 K

Rédigé par Nicolas Nieto le Thursday, March 18th 2021
 
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