September 20th, 2022 by techcrunch.com
Deere & Co. led the $16 million investment in California-based startup InnerPlant . The company uses plant physiology to gather data to make farming more efficient and sustainable . It uses sensing and satellite technologies so plants can “talk” to their growers . Deere and MS&AD Ventures, Bee Partners and UpWest have invested in the company .
September 12th, 2022 by nocamels.com
BioBetter uses tobacco plants to stimulate mass production of cultivated meat . The proteins needed to multiply meat cells currently cost as much as $500,000 per gram . New funding will allow the company to expand to a pilot plant within the Tel Hai Industrial Park, in the Upper Galilee Region of Israel .
September 8th, 2022 by inc42.com
Agritech startup Akshayakalpa has raised $15 Mn in its Series B funding round.
September 6th, 2022 by techcrunch.com
Finnish startup Solar Foods is developing a single-cell protein it’s branding Solein. The product is essentially an edible bacteria; a microbe grown using gas fermentation. Production of Solein requires just a handful of ‘ingredients’: Air, water and energy.
September 4th, 2022 by sifted.eu
Swedish grocery discounter Motatos has announced a €38m Series D, bringing its total funding to €130m . Motatos launched its online grocery store in Sweden in 2014 and has since expanded to Finland, Denmark, Germany and most recently to the UK. By selling surplus food, it limits the amount that ends up in landfill.
August 24th, 2022 by techcrunch.com
Carbon Direct secured $60 million last week in an equity deal led by Decarbonization Partners. Microsoft came knocking for a company to advise it on its carbon reduction plans.
July 22nd, 2022 by sifted.eu
IQM, the Finnish quantum computing hardware provider, has raised a 128m round led by climate tech investor World Fund — Europe’s largest quantum round ever.
July 5th, 2022 by www.prnewswire.com
Novoloop is pioneering the chemical transformation of plastic waste into high-performance chemicals and materials. The company's proprietary process technology, ATOD™ (Accelerated Thermal Oxidative Decomposition), breaks down polyethylene into chemical building blocks. The first product based on Novoloop's ATOD process is Oistre™(OYST-rah), a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) for use in high- performance applications.
July 1st, 2022 by techcrunch.com
Twelve, a self-proclaimed “carbon transformation company” is attempting to be part of the solution by turning captured CO2 into products usually made from fossil fuels . The company says it has already partnered with Mercedes-Benz, Procter & Gamble, Shopify, NASA and the Air Force .
June 28th, 2022 by techcrunch.com
Magical Mushroom Company (MMC) has raised £3 million seed round . Company combines agricultural waste with mycelium — the root structure of a mushroom . The result, claims the company, is biodegradable (in 45 days), durable and comparable in price to traditional packaging derived from fossil fuels like polystyrene .