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Replacing plastic with a bio-based material produced by algae

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Submission date 19 de abril de 2023 Founders Philippe Michon Development location Port Saint Louis du Rhône, Francia

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What is the issue addressed?

Eranova's solution responds to the problem of pollution linked to green algae and to plastic pollution

How is the problem solved?

Eranova upcycles algae into recyclable bio-based materials, and in cultivating them captures CO2.

What is the customer target?

The solution is for all plastic users, or a market of 350 million tonnes per year.

How is this solution different?

A patented solution using a pollutant as a resource