W.L. Gore & Associates has recently launched a Sustainability Initiative to explore business opportunities that will create a more sustainable future. They are interested in meeting and exploring ideas to work together with startups that have created innovative material technologies that fit the theme of a sustainable future across a broad range of application areas. In particular, they are seeking new material advancements in cleantech (such as membranes), catalysis, separations and biofabrication.
Major mining company Anglo American seeks assistance in mitigation of large volumes of low concentration methane (0.5% CH4) associated with Ventilation Air Methane (VAM).
Andrea Adamo, Founder & CEO, Zaiput Flow Technologies
Procter & Gamble is looking for new approaches and technologies that can help them to address key business challenges/opportunities. The following innovation brief(s) will provide a high-level overview of specific business goals and needs, as well as a high-level overview of what they are looking for in a solution.
Vincent Ling, Senior Director, Materials and Innovation, Takeda
Paula Hammond, PhD, David H. Koch Professor in Engineering and Department Head, Chemical Engineering, MIT, Member of the Koch Institute of Integrative Cancer Research, and Cofounder of Svaya Nanotechnologies and LayerBio
Anurag Bajpayee, Founder and CEO, Gradiant
Introduced by Marcus Dahllof, Associate Program Director, MIT Startup Exchange; Cliff Reid, PhD, CEO, Travera; Todd Gierahn, PhD, Cofounder, Honeycomb; Laura Indolfi, PhD, CEO & Cofounder, PanTher Therapeutics; Ulrik Nielsen, PhD, CEO & Cofounder, Torque; Jason Norris, Cofounder, Elektrofi; Patrick Stern, PhD, CEO & Founder, Sextant; Carlos Castro-Gonzalez, PhD, CEO & Cofounder, Leuko Labs; and Alec Nielsen, PhD, Cofounder, Asimov.