MAY 2021
Batch #1: Meet The Winners
Final 15 Start-ups
Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all startups for their participation!
Berlin, Germany

The majority of food waste produced annually in Germany origins from private households, but also from restaurants and canteens. The recycling of food waste is largely limited to composting and fermentation and by that purely energetic recycling of biogas.

Waste-to-Resource Unit have developed a modular, fully automated container process for the bioconversion of food waste with heterotrophic microalgae to protein-rich biomass and simultaneous extraction of high-quality chemicals.

Our Jury
Prof. Dr. Thomas Müller-Kirschbaum
Chief Scientist, Circular Valley
Dr. Henning Wilts
Leiter Circular Economy, Wuppertal Institut
Jochen Jehmlich
CEO GEFA Bank und Vorsitzender des Kuratoriums der Circular Valley Stiftung
Final 15 Start-ups