Over 100 million people worldwide can’t afford underwear, leading to infections, sexual dysfunction, and a lower self-esteem. Boxer short label Boxrs4ALL aims to supply people in need with clean and sufficient underwear. How? For every sold boxer short, it donates one to someone who needs one too. And local economies profit too, because they’re manufactured in the country of the person wearing it.
Circal Technologies turns emissions into valuable resources. It redirects exhaust gasses to its algae-producing units on containerships, cleaning up to 17 per cent of all CO2 emissions worldwide. It’s a win-win solution: shipping companies generate extra revenues and comply with the 2020 International Maritime Organisation regulations, and there’s positive impact on the environment by significantly reducing CO2, SOx and NOx emissions and turning them into biofuels, bioplastics, or even food.
Committed professionals working in senior care lose 40 per cent of their time on bureaucratic tasks that are not directly beneficial to the elderly. Juvoo is the ‘digital administration buddy’ for these nurses, winning back 105 hours a year per health professional. Juvoo’s predictive notification platform makes admin and compliance clear and easy, helping health care givers to deliver the best possible care.
Three out of ten people worldwide, or 2.1 billion, lack access to safe water, according to WHO/UNICEF. Common Element can turn air into water in any type of climate, even in the desert. It is more than three times as efficient, consumes less energy, and costs less per litre than existing technology. The water generators can produce at least 1,000 litres of drinkable water per day, changing millions of lives.
Millions of old motorcycles are discarded around the world every year. Pawel Electrics invented a way to give motorbikes a second life. With its DIY conversion kit, anyone can transform old, polluting petrol motorbikes to an electric motorbike. Anybody can use it to convert his or her motorbike into an electric vehicle with an easy plug-and-play kit. The prototype is in place and Pawel Electrics is ready to pilot its mission to clean the planet.
Burgs Foods is dedicated to creating sustainable, tasty and nutritious food products. It processes crickets, which is a super food, into food products for lunch and dinner tailored to western diets. Burgs Foods’ first product, the cricket burger, naturally has all the essential vitamins and nutrients the human body needs, and it only has a very small ecological impact.