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Cohort 2

The second cohort of the Accelerate Green programme launched in August 2022 – these nine companies were chosen to participate in the Summer 2022 Pre-Accelerator.


Company Name: OptaHaul

Overview: OptaHaul is a SaaS route optimisation platform for the dairy industry which reduces costs, saves planning time and minimises greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) related to farm to plant milk transport.


Company Name: Addible

Overview: Addible use solvent recycling to remove the complexity of waste. Our solvent recycling method uses green solvents to separate the different components (plastics, metals, additives, etc.) from complex waste streams, allowing them to be easily recycled.


Company Name: KnowCarbon

Overview: KnowCarbon provide an extensive carbon database to quickly calculate the carbon footprint of businesses’ products and services, increasing their carbon competitiveness. Our data reinforces the use of sustainable food and drink products, reducing waste and benefits of circular economy. Our work with businesses typically generates demand for lower carbon, more sustainable solutions.


Company Name: WoodCo Renewable Energy

Overview: WoodCo Renewable Energy are a biomass boiler manufacturer active in both the domestic and industrial sector, with a strong focus on R&D. WoodCo are currently developing a bio refinery solution to decarbonise the beef abattoir sector, and produce biochar.


Company Name: ChargeMe

Overview: ChargeMe promotes sharing of EV infrastructure to ensure easy access to chargers for all EV users, including corporate fleets. With this circular approach, waste and government investment will be reduced, companies can reduce their Scope-3 emissions, and the community of EV users can provide grid-balancing services through combined vehicle to grid.


Company Name: Slán Eco

Overview: Slán Eco Ltd are establishing an internationally-traded and rural/bioeconomy/bio-based materials expert knowledge economy-based business. Solutions include: provision of
training services and certification in energy efficient, no-carbon building design and specification; innovative materials research, development, manufacturing and international export sales; carbon credit measurement and trading; distributing and manufacturing
building materials; and, full life cycle analysis and modelling.


Company Name: Carbon Harvesters

Overview: Carbon Harvesters use satellite data to map and monitor land use/ land cover change to create biodiversity and carbon credits for landholders who rewet drained peatlands,
creating revenue streams for land holders taking climate action.


Company Name: Digital Energy

Overview: Digital Energy delivers solutions related to ‘Environomics’, which unifies economic strategies with sustainability practices through AI. This is done by integrating analysis (Track, Trace & Optimise) across a range of operations/processes, through multi-layered algorithms that identify and optimise relevant environmental/sustainable metrics while efficiently enhancing overall economics, operations and business value.


Company Name: Ethica Planet

Overview: Ethica Planet was set up to develop Vegan Foods and Sustainable Packaging. Ethica Planet has concentrated on developing sustainable packaging using a variety of recyclable materials such as spent straw with mycelium, recycled cardboard and bagasse.