Ten startups were chosen to represent Israel in the United Nations COP27 Climate Change Conference to take place in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, in November. The delegation was announced at the PLANETech World 2022 conference on September 21 in Tel Aviv in cooperation with the Israel Innovation Authority.
- H2Pro, which generates hydrogen and oxygen in two separate processes that reduce costs and polluting emissions
- GenCell, whose hydrogen-powered generators provide power to people lacking centralized electrity.
- Remilk, which turns yeast into chemically identical dairy proteins to make milk, cheese, yogurt.
- Aleph Farms, which is developing cultivated steak.
- Groundwork BioAg, which developed a low-cost process to produce a fungus that works in symbiosis with plant roots to reduce fertilizer requirements and help plants cope with stressors such as drought.
- Tomorrow.io, which provides predictive and actionable weather intel to global aviation, energy, transportation, insurance and sports entities as well as governments.
- Beewise, whose autonomous beehive houses up to 2 million bee, and cares for them using computer vision, AI and precision robotics.
- UBQ Materials, which makes bio-based thermoplastic out of household garbage saved from landfills.
- HomeBiogas, whose backyard system converts organic waste into cooking gas and fertilizer.
- Wiliot, whose IoT Pixels computer stickers track any product in a supply chain, providing item-level information about location, temperature, fill rate, carbon footprint, and more. The stickers power themselves using recycled ambient energy waves.
These 10 companies will display their products at the open event of the Israeli booth at the COP27 – a first in the history of the international conference — to global leaders, senior executives and tech experts.
“The delegation that we are sending is at the forefront of Israeli innovation and breakthroughs when tackling the climate crisis,” said Uriel Klar, director of PLANETech.
“We believe that we will be able to present effective, real solutions to the dangers threatening humanity. We believe that our companies will help position Israel as a global leader in the climate-tech field and serve as inspiration for innovators interested in setting up companies in the most consequential and fastest-growing field in the tech industry.”