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7 startups pioneering climate-fighting technologies

Seven of America’s most promising startups are heading to the country’s Argonne National Laboratory to begin scaling ideas that support the country’s mission to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.

The innovators join the groundbreaking Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI) programme at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne lab, where they will work with leading scientists – and access cutting-edge facilities – that will allow them to focus on creating market-ready businesses.  

“We are excited to support these innovators and help them leverage Argonne’s deep expertise and world-class facilities to accelerate the development of their climate-fighting technologies. Addressing climate change will require speed and scale across all sectors, and these startups are poised to make an impact when they graduate from CRI,” said Dick Co, Chain Reaction Innovations’ director.

The seven new innovators are:

The seven were selected after a nationwide process and two-part competition judged by scientists, engineers, and investors. 

American startups can find out how to pre-apply for the next cohort here.

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Iain is a creative writer, journalist and lecturer, and formerly an editor of two international business publications. Iain is now editor of Innovators Magazine, as well as the strategic content director for OnePoint5Media.


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