MEMBER PRESS RELEASE – Carbogenics Chosen to Represent Scotland at New York Climate Week
Carbogenics, a pioneering Scottish startup specialising in sustainable biogas solutions and biochar, has been supported by Scottish Development International (SDI), Scotland’s international trade and investment agency to participate in a global event in New York City to coincide with the prestigious Climate Week event. This year’s Climate Week will be held from 17-24 September, 2023, propelling Carbogenics to an international stage.
Carbogenics’ strides in carbon reduction have attracted notice from industry leaders and is emerging as a leading contender in the environmental sector, showcasing noteworthy contributions and considerable potential in this swiftly evolving area.
Climate Week NYC will bring together leading innovators, investors, and policymakers from around the world to explore and promote sustainable initiatives. This event aims to facilitate collaboration and showcase groundbreaking solutions addressing critical climate challenges.
Ed Craig, CEO of Carbogenics has been supported by Scottish Development International to participate in an event where some of Scotland’s most innovative climate-tech companies will pitch to leading North American capital investors. As a thought leader with 25 years+ global experience regarding sustainability innovation and eco-system development, Ed will share insights on biochar technology, and its role in enhancing value to the global biogas industry while displacing fossil fuel usage and sequestering carbon.
He said: “Being supported by SDI to represent Scotland at this event as part of Climate Week NYC is a tremendous honour and a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire Carbogenics team. At this critical juncture in the fight against climate change, we are excited to share our insights on biochar technology and its pivotal role in reducing carbon emissions. We believe that by showcasing our solutions, we can inspire meaningful collaboration and drive investment towards a more sustainable future for all.”
Ed is an honorary professor at the University of Edinburgh and advisory positions at Boston University and Shanghai JiaoTong University will be addressing a diverse group of investors, corporate and environmental stakeholders. This unique platform will provide Carbogenics with an opportunity to showcase their pioneering technologies and attract investment for further product and market development in North America.
Carbogenics is honoured to represent Scotland at this global platform and is eager to contribute to the ongoing discussions and actions aimed at addressing climate change.
Carbogenics is an award-winning cleantech company based in Edinburgh. We produce functional bio-additives from organic waste such as secondary biomass and difficult to recycle paper waste. Our first patent-pending flagship product CreChar® enhances anaerobic digestion and wastewater treatment, and can also be used for soil amendment and carbon sequestration.