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What is Demo Day?

If you’re an investor or supporter of climate innovation, Undaunted‘s The Greenhouse Demo Day is a great opportunity to hear pitches from, and network with, ambitious climate-positive startups from Cohort 4 of The Greenhouse accelerator.

As well as hearing from expert speakers on the latest trends in climate innovation and investment, Demo Day attendees have the chance to engage with technology startups leading the drive to address climate change and talk to like-minded individuals over drinks and nibbles. Watch highlights from Cohort 3’s Demo Day to get a flavour of what it’s all about…

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12.45 – Doors open

Delegates arrive – the Undaunted team will be ready to welcome you at the Ri’s Grand Entrance.

13.15 – Keynotes begin

Delegates head into the Ri’s historic Lecture Theatre where expert keynote speakers will introduce Demo Day, exploring the latest trends in climate innovation and investment.

13.45 – Circular economy and low-carbon materials

Our first set of pitches follow the theme of the circular economy and low-carbon materials. Find out more about the climate innovators in this category:

  • Team RepairEncouraging the next generation to repair not replace, tackling the electronic waste crisis and teaching kids skills.
  • CoolTech that up-cycles carbon dioxide into an advanced material, permanently storing emissions in a profitable and scalable application.
  • CrescoCreating low carbon architectural materials with biomanufacturing and industrial waste. The future is grown.
  • Shady.ClubSHADY.CLUB is breaking the barriers to conscious shopping with SHADE: an easy-to-use browser extension for finding sustainable fashion anywhere on the web.
  • DyeRecycle – We give dyes and colours a second chance using green chemistry.

14.35 – Break

A chance for you to grab a drink and meet our startups at their stalls.

14.50 – Keynote

Lucy Shea (CEO, Futerra) will give a keynote talk on the theme of Positive Visions for the Future.

15.10 – Food and nature-based solutions

Our second set of pitches follow the theme of food and nature-based solutions. Find out more about the climate innovators in this category:

  • Radiant FoodsRadiant Foods makes healthy, plant-based meat that is genuinely good for you. Our products are free from ultra-processed ingredients and have exceptional taste and texture.
  • Alo MundusAlo Mundus offers a platform and network solutions for investing in urban forestry with the ability to create tangible social and biodiversity impacts beyond carbon offsets.
  • Acer Resources – Building warehouse-style vertical farms for mainstream customers.
  • WaveXWaveX harness wave energy to generate electricity and restore beaches.
  • Wonki CollectiveThe first B2B matchmaking technology for food manufacturers to efficiently track and sell surplus ingredients.

    16.00 – Break

    16.15 – System efficiencies

    Our final set of pitches follow the theme of system efficiencies. Find out more about the climate innovators in this category:

    • GridicityA B2B software service that makes charging and discharging schedules for electric vehicle fleets to earn them money while reducing emissions.
    • designwisedesignwise is an AI-Copilot for sustainable product design.
    • Tak-TukTak Tuk help retailers decrease packaging use for their e-commerce operations with innovative design reducing overall material needs and enabling reuse.
    • NodumChargeBridge by Nodum – Bridging the charge gap. We provide EV charging solutions for terraced home residents.
    • Blue NoseBlueNose improves the aerodynamics of the merchant navy ships to reduce their fuel consumption by up to 5%.

    17.00 – Closing address and awards

    Director of Undaunted, Alyssa Gilbert, will present our closing address before announcing which of today’s startups have won prizes for their pitch. 

    17.15 – Innovation showcase and drinks reception

    We hope you’ll join us after the Theatre event for drinks, nibbles and some friendly networking!

    Meet some of our Cohort 4 teams

    What’s The Greenhouse?

    The Greenhouse, one of the most established specialist climate innovation accelerators in the world, is one of Undaunted‘s flagship activities. Our alumni have raised more than $1 billion in investment since 2012 and created over 1,500 jobs in 30 countries.

    What’s Undaunted?

    Undaunted is a hub for creative, proactive people exploring how innovation can help humans to adapt to and overcome the climate crisis. We are fostering a climate innovation ecosystem to enable the creation and scale-up of solutions to the climate challenge. Find out more…


    In the face of climate change, we are Undaunted

    Undaunted is a partnership between The Royal Institution and Imperial College London’s Grantham Institute – Climate Change and the Environment.

    Logos: Royal Institution, Imperial College London, Grantham InstituteThe Greenhouse at Undaunted is funded by the Greater London Authority and HSBC UK.

    Logos: GLA and HSBC UK





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