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The Clean Energy Start-up Pitch Battle

After showcasing 29 tech start-ups from around the world, each with technology solutions that can help accelerate the transition to a net zero energy industry, 10 finalists battled it out at our final event, live in Glasgow during COP26. 

Watch the full recording of the final event here: 

Mineral Carbonation International (MCi) crowned as champion of the pitch battle!

The Australian start-up is developing a scalable carbon platform technology that safely captures and converts industrial COemissions into solid bulk materials used in new low-carbon products for construction, industrial and consumer markets. 
Find out more about the company's next steps here

MCi's initial pitch video

Our runner-up was Japanese start-up PJP Eye Ltd., who is developing a new generation of plant-based carbon batteries. Taking third place was Syzygy Plasmonics Inc., a start-up from the USA that is developing a first of kind photocatalytic reactor to electrify chemical production. You can watch their initial pitches below.

PJP Eye's initial pitch video

Syzygy Plasmonics' initial pitch video

The Pitch Battle was hosted by the Net Zero Technology Centre's TechX team and was supported by its partners:

bp ventures, Greenbackers Investment Capital, Hydrogen Accelerator, ion Houston, Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, Repsol and Scottish Development International.