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Redefining the future of agricultural plastics through innovation

New materials

New material, new formulation or an existing material used in a new way.

New design

A design modification or a new design that ensures longevity and recyclability.

Better collection

Must have documented, measurable proven value and benefits.

 

Waste2Energy

Must have proven environmental benefit. 

Jury Panel
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The challenge is closed. Winners will be announced in February 2022.

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Ellie Moss

Encourage Capital

Hillary Q. Thomas

Naturipe

Thomas Taggart

California Giant Berries

Dave Rapaport

Ben & Jerry

James DuBois 

Driscoll

Ricardo Bayon

Encourage Capital

Sebastian Gronwald

Global Entrepreneur Centre

Benefits to the Winners

Industry Access and Mentorship

Tailored acceleration program

Invitation to the Annual Investor Forum

Access to a Global Innovation Ecosystem

At the prestigious Global Entrepreneurship Center with industry mentorship and lab access.

An annual event hosted by Think Beyond and the Global Entrepreneurship Center.

Global network of investors, industry and innovators.

Business guidance, mentorship and pilot installations at Driscoll's and industry partners.

Selection Criteria
Resources
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Innovation

Business viability

Sustainability

Partner ecosystem