'Team points' are awarded according to the adequacy of the solution with the type of innovations sought by Team for the Planet. They correspond to the analysis of several factors :
Submitted to the Sci. Committee : After the evaluations made by our volunteer assessors, innovations with the strongest impact potential are submitted to the Scientific Committee. The managing directors are responsible for the choice.
Replacing plastic with a bio-based material produced by algae
Eranova's solution responds to the problem of pollution linked to green algae and to plastic pollution
Eranova upcycles algae into recyclable bio-based materials, and in cultivating them captures CO2.
The solution is for all plastic users, or a market of 350 million tonnes per year.
A patented solution using a pollutant as a resource