EIT InnoEnergy and Rockstart, the two top-rated energy-focused start-up incubation and acceleration programmes have teamed up again for a joint initiative with the goal to provide the most relevant support to the best start-ups out there.
This edition of EnergyXL allowed again a great number of cleantech start-ups to show their innovations and pitch their solutions. Over 180 start-ups applied, and 20 made it to the selection days. Next to the big overall winner of the 25K, zero waste biotech, some other start-ups have been offered a seat on the programme and receive tailor-made support according to their needs and growth stage.
Zero Waste Biotech Limited: convert food waste into clean renewable energy in 24hours on a client’s premises
Food waste is a global problem and expensive to treat, we generate over 1300 million tons a year, and if food waste was a country, it would be the third highest greenhouse gas emitter after USA & China. ZWB Aero-D machine, the size of a large bin, can convert food waste into biomass fuel with no waste products. when coupled with our fuel2energy unit, we can generate heat and electricity on site.