2022 Neptune Award
NovFeed, Tanzania, represented by Diana Orembe, Founder and CEO. Focused on replacement of fish meal in aqua-feed formulation, NovFeed has developed a biotechnological platform where organic waste is converted into a natural, traceable, and safe non-animal protein source for aquaculture feeds. Prize money: $100,000 USD.
2022 Wallenius Wilhelmsen Orcelle® Award
BeePlanet Factory, Spain, represented by Jon Asin, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer. BeePlanet Factory engages in energy storage based on second-life batteries (B2U); smart charging infrastructure solutions for electric vehicle charging (BeeCharge) and control software to facilitate the integration of renewable energies and energy consumption (BeeSmart). Prize money: $100,000 USD.
2022 Ocean Exchange Transportation Hub Innovation Award
C2C-NewCap, Portugal, represented by André Mão de Ferro, Chief Technology Officer. C2C-NewCap has developed breakthrough eco-friendly energy storage technologies based on hybrid supercapacitors. C2C’s solution directly helps to decarbonize th energy-intensive land transportation industry. Prize money: $100,000 USD.
2022 Collegiate Award
BlueGreen Materials, United States, represented by Marcelo Lejeune, Founder and Chief Executive. BlueGreen Materials has developed a solution focused on making building materials, such as carbon-negative bio-concrete, from the ocean. Prize money: $10,000 USD.