The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2019; semi-finalists will be notified by the end of February 2019.
The GC3 Startup Network is seeking startups to present their sustainable chemistry materials, products, and/or manufacturing technologies to investors, major brands and manufacturers at the GC3 Startup Network’s 4th Annual Technology Showcase on May 7, 2019, which is part of the 14th Annual GC3 Innovators Roundtable (May 7 – 9, 2019) hosted this year by Procter & Gamble, North America Fabric Care in Cincinnati, OH.
Up to 10 startups will be selected as semi-finalists to participate in a pitch competition in front of investors and major companies. Three will be chosen to pitch their solutions to a panel of investors and technology scouts on the main stage at the GC3 Innovators Roundtable, with an audience of approximately 200 individuals representing 125 GC3 member companies and other organizations.
Startups must apply online by February 1, 2019.
Sustainable Chemistry Technology Needs from Large Strategics
The GC3 member companies listed below contributed specific chemistry technology areas for which they are actively seeking more sustainable solutions. Submissions are not limited to these categories, but preference may be given.
|Apple||Eastman Chemical Co.||L'Oréal USA||Patagonia|
|BASF Corporation||HP Inc.||Levi Strauss & Co.||Sherwin-Williams|
|Beiersdorf AG||Johnson & Johnson||New Balance||Steelcase|
|Best Buy Company, Inc.||Kingfisher plc||Procter & Gamble||Target|
|Adhesives||Fabric Finishes||Monomers/Polymers||Recyclable Latex|
|Coating Technologies||Flame Retardants||Plasticizers||Recycling Technologies|
| Raw materials for formulated consumer products (including personal care and household products) |
*For a detailed description of the needs identified within each category, click the button below.
Attendees will include:
Why should you apply?
Up to 10 semi-finalists will:
Three finalists will receive all the semi-finalist benefits above, plus:
For more information, contact Julie Manley.
The GC3 Startup Network was launched in 2016 to support the growth of green and bio-based chemistry startups and accelerate the market adoption of innovative green chemistry technologies. With 25 startup members, the Network has become a unique and vibrant forum for green & bio-based chemistry startups to connect to our larger GC3 member chemical suppliers, brands, retailers, and investors and for these startups to connect with each other.