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Redefining the future of agricultural plastics through innovation

THE WINNERS

patented, scalable technology called

mechanically assisted chemical exfoliation (MACE) that allows the efficient capture and conversion of CO2 into high-performance ag plastic film alternatives

patented plastic reformation technology that converts difficult to recycle ag plastic into market-ready transportation fuels. This is accomplished without toxic catalysts or harmful emissions

FINALISTS HONORABLE MENTIONS

Innovative technology that gasifies carbon-based liquids

and solids into syngas and heat

New material providing a plastic alternative for film, hoop houses and other ag uses

Jury Panel
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Hillary Q. Thomas

Naturipe

Thomas Taggart

California Giant Berries

Dave Rapaport

Ben & Jerry

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James DuBois 

Driscoll

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Ricardo Bayon

Encourage Capital

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Sebastian Gronwald

Global Entrepreneur Centre

Selection Criteria
Benefits to the Winners

Industry Access and Mentorship

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

Tailored Acceleration program

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

Invitation to the Annual Investor Forum

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

Access to a Global Innovation Ecosystem

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

Resources
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Innovation

Business Viability

Sustainability

Partner ecosystem

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