PepsiCo reveals APAC Greenhouse Accelerator Program 2024 finalists


Monday, 13 May, 2024

PepsiCo reveals APAC Greenhouse Accelerator Program 2024 finalists

PepsiCo has unveiled the 10 finalists selected for the APAC Greenhouse Accelerator Program 2024 based on their ability to deliver innovative solutions in sustainable agriculture, circular economy and climate action.

This year, PepsiCo expanded the program to include a critical new focus area: sustainable agriculture. Recognising the essential role that agriculture plays in our food systems, PepsiCo has identified two startups from this sector as finalists, each contributing new approaches to sustainable farming practices.

Three of the 2024 finalists are Australian, including:

  • ELIoT Energy, which is working to decarbonise the food and beverage sector by tackling Scope-3 emissions through energy-shifting devices that optimise green energy usage.
  • Wildfire Energy, an Australian company developing a gasification technology for biomass and waste to energy applications.
  • X-Centric, which is developing high-performance soil testing instruments for low-cost soil characterisation to assess its health.

One of the finalists is from New Zealand:

  • Captivate Technology Captivate’s MUF-16 technology is used for carbon capture. Solid-state adsorbents are selective and stable with a low energy penalty. Captivate’s patented MUF-16 material works to reduce CAPEX and OPEX costs in modular capture units.

The finalists selected for the APAC Greenhouse Accelerator Program 2024 are:

  • ELIoT Energy, Australia
  • Wildfire Energy, Australia
  • X-Centric, Australia
  • Captivate Technology, New Zealand
  • AIIEV, Thailand
  • CIRAC, Thailand
  • Alternō, Vietnam
  • Grac, Vietnam
  • Mi Terro, China
  • Takachar, the Philippines

For more information about PepsiCo’s Greenhouse Accelerator, visit this website.

Image credit: iStock.com/andreswd

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