At P&G we recently announced our ambition to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions across our supply chain and operations by 2040, from raw material to retailer.
P&G Latin America has a common objective of driving an innovation mindset to solve the most important business challenges related to sustainability. This has been declared a priority for the company and its business units in LATAM which have already defined clear strategies and metrics and are looking for innovative solutions to support their vision and goals.
IMA SpA makes machines for packaging coffee, tea, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals. The company sales are about USD 700M. They have operations around the world. Customers include Unilever, Novartis, Bigelow. They seek robotics startups for repetitive tasks.
P&G is seeking startups for sustainability and improved chemistry opportunities for Zero Waste Haircare and Device Amplified Chemistry.
The chemical industry is increasingly leveraging artificial Intelligence in their quest for new synthetic routes and chemical structures used in a wide variety of applications including: building materials, packaging, agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, and consumer products. While past efforts focused on optimizing time and cost of producing materials, growing environmental concerns, and new legislation lead manufacturers to address the environmental impact and sustainability of their products. In this webinar we present research on, and application of, computer-assisted technologies to assist researchers and corporate R&D scientists and engineers in identifying and leveraging environmentally friendly chemistry and materials.
2019 MIT Startup Exchange Workshop: Sustainable Materials Innovation
December 3, 2019
MIT Startup Exchange presents its December Startup Workshop, centered around sustainable materials innovation. MIT Startup Exchange works to help create partnerships between over 1,800 MIT-connected startups and industry, represented by MIT Industrial Liaison Program (ILP) members. Today, there is a large and growing societal interest for greater sustainability in the material systems that provide for a modern life style. The call is across all industry sectors, and includes the entire value chain including raw materials, material processing, material uses, and end-of-cycle treatment/reuse. This represents a challenge and an opportunity for companies, and many MIT startups are developing and providing innovative technology and business model solutions. This workshop will present perspectives from industry leaders, academics, and corporate investors, while showcasing several MIT-connected startups in this field.
P&G aims to accelerate their innovation outcomes around sustainability that will improve life for generations to come.
Looking for 8-10 Startups to present their technology on Sept 20 in the field of Sustainability and its many arms. Participation will entail short Startup Lightning Talks and Lunch Exhibit.
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.