Startups to Watch This Month: June Series Recap 2024

Every week, we feature 5 incredible climate tech startups, companies, or projects that are leading the fight against the climate crisis. Now at the end of this month of June 2024, we provide a recap of the startups to watch in climate tech. 

These startups have covered a range of fast-growing industries such as AI, GHG Capture and monitoring, Energy production and storage, Fintech, Foodtech, Agtech, and much, much more.

The list below is a recap of all the startups we have featured over March with some insight into the innovative work they and their teams are doing. 

We hope you find this resource useful and that you can refer back to it anytime you are looking for companies to support, invest in, work for, or collaborate with.

These startups are all added to our running list, which we have categorized based off of fuel emission sector from the most detailed, recent data SBC could identify from the World Resource Institute 2016. 

Energy Use in Industry and BuildingS

VoltirisWeek 2

Voltiris combines crop growth and energy sustainability with innovative solar modules that allow greenhouses to produce electricity without reducing crop yields. Their technology enables greenhouse owners to maximize land use and achieve energy sustainability by generating electricity from the unused spectrum of sunlight.

YordWeek 2

Yord revolutionizes heating systems with an intelligent optimizer that enhances energy efficiency and maximizes comfort. The Yord optimizer calibrates to your building’s thermal behavior from day one, delivering immediate and increasing savings. It seamlessly connects to any heating system without modifications, ensuring quick and easy installation for sustainable energy efficiency.

Trawa Week 2

Trawa provides holistic, green energy solutions tailored for businesses and industries, offering sustainable electricity sourced from regional solar and wind parks. Their AI-driven platform ensures cost-effective and eco-friendly energy management.

Crosstown H2RWeek 3

Crosstown H2R is at the forefront of gas turbine decarbonization with their innovative H2R® Burner, which enables zero carbon emissions and ultra-low NOx emissions. Capable of operating with any proportion of natural gas and hydrogen, the H2R® Burner offers an immediate solution for reducing NOx and a future-ready path for CO₂ reduction as hydrogen availability increases.

Waste (Water & Landfills)

Re-fresh GlobalWeek 1

Re-Fresh Global is revolutionizing the textile industry with innovative technology that transforms textile waste into valuable raw materials. Founded by entrepreneurs Viktoria Kanar and Revital Nadiv Zivan, Re-Fresh Global offers a complete urban manufacturing solution and three groundbreaking products designed to convert textile waste into sustainable resources, driving a circular economy in textiles.

SpacedripWeek 2

Spacedrip is revolutionizing water management by providing innovative systems for efficient wastewater reuse. Their solutions offer low maintenance, easy deployment, and remote monitoring, enabling sustainable water use across various applications, from irrigation and toilet flushing to industrial processes and emergency situations.

Boreal BioproductsWeek 3

Boreal Bioproducts creates a positive platform for bio-based chemistry. Circular, multi-functional, upcycled and even active biopolymers and compounds can transform the ingredient markets worldwide, with applications such as coatings, binders, adhesives, resins, paints, cosmetics, personal care, detergents, additives, and composites.

PydroWeek 4

Pydro revolutionizes water and energy management by providing innovative, self-powered smart water metering and monitoring solutions. Their cutting-edge technology harnesses the flow of water to generate electricity, enabling real-time data collection and analysis without external power sources, significantly enhancing water network efficiency and sustainability.

Energy use in Transport

Decade EnergyWeek 1

Decade Energy is your trusted electrification partner, offering a holistic approach to electrifying commercial urban logistics. With extensive experience from over 500 depot studies and collaborations with major fleet operators across Europe, Decade Energy provides tailored, turnkey solutions to help logistics companies transition to electric vehicles smoothly and efficiently.

GHG Capture, Use and Storage

NeoCarbons – Week 1

NeoCarbons offers high-productivity, low-cost photobioreactors designed to recycle CO2 into green biochemicals for various industries, including food, feed, fine chemicals, and biofuels. Headquartered in Switzerland and leveraging cutting-edge research, NeoCarbons provides scalable solutions for industrial microalgae photosynthesis, promoting a sustainable and competitive decarbonation of key sectors.

novoMOFWeek 3

novoMOF focuses on the development, the production and the commercialization of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs). These highly porous adsorbents offer competitive solutions to global problems such as carbon capture, water scarcity, and food waste. 

Capture6Week 4

Capture6 develops advanced carbon capture technologies designed to remove CO2 from the atmosphere efficiently and at scale. Their innovative solutions focus on reducing the costs and increasing the effectiveness of direct air capture (DAC), providing a critical tool for combating climate change and achieving net-zero emissions goals.

Cross-cutting enablers

Enee Week 1 enhances access to reliable and affordable energy by improving the lifespan and efficiency of energy systems. Using plug-and-play sensors, mobile phone applications, and web-based reporting, provides essential data to optimize energy usage, maintain system health, and ensure backup power reliability.

PolopoWeek 1

PoLoPo is revolutionizing protein production with their plant bio-factory technology, enabling high-scale, custom-made production of proteins in edible plants. Their first target is producing egg protein (ovalbumin) using advanced metabolic engineering to create “superAA” plants capable of generating significant amounts of free amino acids, which are then converted into high-yield protein production.

EztiaWeek 2

Wearables for on-the-go cooling that’s friendly to people & planet using materials powered by water, not electricity.

Bosque FoodsWeek 3

Bosque Foods specializes in mycelium-based meat alternatives that are both sustainable and nutritious. Their products aim to reduce the environmental impact of meat production by offering a viable and tasty alternative.

PFx BiotechWeek 3

PFx Biotech leverages the power of biology to enhance human health and environmental sustainability. Specializing in precision fermentation, PFx Biotech produces highly bioactive human milk proteins that support and boost the immune system, creating a new category of ingredients for various populations, including infants, the elderly, and athletes.

Rumin8Week 4

Rumin8 is revolutionizing the livestock industry by developing dietary supplements that reduce methane emissions from ruminant animals. By harnessing naturally occurring compounds, Rumin8 creates feed additives that not only enhance animal health and productivity but also significantly cut down greenhouse gas emissions, paving the way for a more sustainable agricultural future.

NutropyWeek 4

Nutropy is pioneering the future of dairy by developing sustainable, animal-free dairy ingredients through precision fermentation. Their innovative approach produces real dairy proteins without the environmental and ethical issues associated with traditional dairy farming, offering a delicious and eco-friendly alternative for consumers and food manufacturers.

Rockburst TechnologyWeek 4

Rockburst Technology is pioneering the future of mining with its cutting-edge, eco-friendly rock fracturing solutions. Their technology significantly reduces the environmental impact and operational costs associated with traditional mining methods by utilizing innovative, non-explosive techniques for breaking rocks and extracting valuable minerals.

Find out more about each of these startups by reading the full articles below:

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