SOA Ocean Solutions Accelerator Startups


World’s first bioplastics company dedicated to replacing single-use plastics with hyper-compostable, edible materials derived from seaweed.

ShEO & Chief Innovation Officer: Chelsea Briganti


Cohort etac

Designs and produces functional nanomaterials for energy and environmental applications, such as oil spill and wastewater cleanup.

Founder: José Humberto Ramírez Leyva

Cohorts safetyNet

Making the fishing industry smarter through the development of user-friendly electro-mechanical devices to reduce bycatch.

Co-Founders: Dan Watson and Nadia Laabs


Cohorts sustainabily

Disrupting the global waste management and recycling systems by matching waste to local profitable solutions and products.

Founder and CEO: Phillip White


Cohorts Calwave

Developing a Wave Energy Converter to harness the  energy from ocean waves to serve coastal communities.

Founder and CEO: Marcus Lehmann


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