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Carbon to Value Initiative Year 2 Final Showcase

December 1 @ 16:30 - 19:00 CST

Join us in New York City on Thursday December 1 to celebrate the culmination of the second year of the Carbon to Value (C2V) Initiative!

Join us in New York City on Thursday December 1 to celebrate the culmination of the second year of the Carbon to Value (C2V) Initiative! Hear from the 8 Year 2 Cohort startups shaping the future of the carbontech industry as they each present their unique solutions, the progress they’ve made throughout the past six months of the C2V program, and where they are headed next.

At this event, attendees will:

  • Hear presentations from the C2V Year 2 Cohort of carbontech startups developing technology and business innovations to capture, convert, and/or sequester carbon
  • Learn form carbontech experts
  • Have the opportunity to network with government, nonprofit, and corporate executives from the Carbontech Leadership Council
  • Meet with carbontech entrepreneurs, investors, and other climate champions

Agenda (6:00 – 8:00 pm EST)

5:30 – 6 :00 pm – Check-In and Networking

6:00 – 6:30 pm – Welcome Remarks & keynote speaker, Amishi Kumar Claros, Acting Division Director, Carbon Dioxide Removal and Conversion

6:30 – 7:00 pm – Startup presentations

7:00 – 8:00 pm – Networking Reception (In-Person)

The C2V Initiative’s Year 2 Cohort:

  • Aluminum Technologies has developed Carbo-Chloride Reduction (CCR) aluminum manufacturing technology, which captures process CO2 and also reduces power consumption relative to conventional methods.
  • Carbon Upcycling Technologies utilizes point-source CO2 and mineralizes it with waste materials to create supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) that can be used in building materials.
  • Carbonova utilizes CO2 and methane as a feedstock to produce carbon nanofibers (CNF) that may be used in various fields such as transportation and buildings.
  • ecoLocked converts waste biomass into biochar to create admixes that can replace a share of the cement used in concrete manufacturing, and thus sequester carbon within buildings.
  • Full Cycle Bioplastics has a patented bacteria-based technology that converts organic waste into Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA), a biopolymer that can be used to replace a wide range of oil-based plastic applications.
  • Lydian Labs develops an electro-thermal reactor technology that converts captured CO2 into fuels and chemicals.
  • Molecule Works develops a solid sorbent Direct Air Capture (DAC) system using a novel reactor and contactor configuration.
  • Osmoses develops polymers for gas separation, enabling membrane-based carbon capture applications.

Learn more about the startups in our C2V Year 2 Cohort Book!

The C2V Initiative is a multi-year collaboration among The Urban Future Lab (UFL), Greentown Labs, and the Fraunhofer USA. This unique partnership is driving the creation of a thriving innovation ecosystem for the commercialization of carbontech—technologies that capture, convert, and sequesterstore carbon dioxide (CO₂) into valuable end products or services. The C2V Initiative is supported by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), and tYear 2 Cohort Champion Fluor Corporation, and the Carbontech Leadership Council members. Learn more about C2V: https://www.c2vinitiative.com/

About Greentown Labs

Greentown Labs is a community of climate action pioneers working to design a more sustainable world. As the largest climatetech startup incubator in North America, Greentown Labs brings together startups, corporates, investors, policymakers, and many others with a focus on scaling climate solutions. Driven by the mission of providing startups the resources, knowledge, connections, and equipment they need to thrive, Greentown Labs offers lab space, shared office space, a machine shop, an electronics lab, software and business resources, and a large network of corporate customers, investors, and more. With its headquarters in Somerville, Mass. and a recently opened incubator in Houston, TX, Greentown Labs is home to more than 180 startups and has supported more than 400 startups since the incubator’s founding in 2011. These startups have collectively created more than 8,400 jobs and have raised more than $2.2 billion in funding. For more information, please visit www.greentownlabs.com or find us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

About Urban Future Lab

The Urban Future Lab (UFL) at NYU Tandon School of Engineering is New York City’s longest running cleantech startup incubator. As an integral part of the NYU Tandon Future Labs network, UFL provides unmatched access to industry stakeholders, strategic advice, marketing and branding support, investor networks, and a community of like-minded founders. Our portfolio includes industry-leading startups in the areas of renewable energy, smart buildings, transportation, and resource-efficiency. UFL is leading the way to a more sustainable world by connecting people, capital, and purpose to advance market-ready solutions to address climate change. Since 2009, UFL has incubated over 60 companies that have cumulatively raised $868M in capital with 88% survival rate. For more information, please visit ufl.nyc or find us on Twitter. For more information about NYU Tandon please visit engineering.nyu.edu.

About Fraunhofer

Fraunhofer USA, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of applied research. Fraunhofer USA was founded to conduct applied R & D for customers from industry and state governments and the federal government in the United States. Partnering with Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe’s largest application- oriented research and development organization, Fraunhofer USA can offer both domestic and international resources to our customers. The TechBridge Program is led by Fraunhofer USA with the core offering being applied, industry-focused projects performed for entrepreneurs by the Fraunhofer Network with the express goal of de-risking novel technologies for the private sector. Projects may take the form of developing and testing prototypes, deploying field demonstrations, performing third-party validation, generating test data in an industry context, or manufacturability studies. For more information, please visit www.fraunhofer.org or find us on Twitter and LinkedIn.



December 1
16:30 - 19:00 CST
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