Why algae?

29 June 2017

Douglas Martin, founder of ECCI resident start-up MiAlgae, has written a guest blog for Interface about his experience of taking part in the Climate-KIC Accelerator.

“Earlier this month I joined seven other start-ups from around Scotland to take part in the kick-off meeting for the Climate-KIC Accelerator programme at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI). I felt like I was at my first day at school again – except we met not in a dusty classroom, but in ECCI’s airy low carbon hub.

“We represent a diverse range of innovations, from an adjustable tap adapter which reduces water usage to a durable solar lamp to cut paraffin use in rural Africa. But all of us have two things in common – a product or a service that cuts carbon or displaces higher carbon activity, and a desire to see our businesses go stratospheric…”

 Read the full blog on Interface’s website.

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