17 Mar 2022

The first cohort of the Accelerate Green programme kicked off in February 2022 – with eight scaling companies who were selected to participate. For more information and updates visit the Accelerate Green twitter page: https://twitter.com/accel_green

  1. Borrisoleigh Bottling: Borrisoleigh Bottling Ltd was founded in Dec 2018 on the site that was the source of Ireland’s original multi-gold medal winning Mineral Water. Initially producing traditional PET and Glass products, the company, as Ireland’s first producer of carton water products, has significantly extended its product range with more sustainable options.
  2. Positive Carbon: Through the use of their patented food waste sensors and food detection AI, Positive Carbon provides high quality food waste reporting tools to hotels and food service providers to enable them to develop advanced waste reduction strategies which increases their food operations gross profits by 2-8% while hitting their sustainability goals.
  3. Real Leaf Farm: Real Leaf Farm is a new agri-tech company leading the development of sustainable hydroponic farming across Ireland and the UK. It is a pioneering and disruptive business which will be Ireland’s first 100% hydroponic farm, growing delicious pesticide-free, salad vegetable produce, 365 days a year. This is smart farming for a sustainable planet in the 21st century.
  4. EpiSensor: EpiSensor is building an IoT platform to make it 10x easier to manage energy usage and run grid support programs in commercial/industrial environments. They are enabling more renewable generation to participate on the grid, increasing energy efficiency and reducing costs for customers and partners.
  5. CameraMatics: CameraMatics is a disruptive technology for Fleet and Driver Risk Management. It is a modular software platform based on camera technology, vision systems, AI, Machine Learning and Telematics, combined with fleet safety modules. Their technology also integrates directly with the vehicle to enable data to be pulled directly from the manufacturer.
  6. Jones Celtic BioEnergy: JCBE is a JV company formed in 2011 between Jones Engineering and Celtic Bioenergy to commercialise technologies developed by Celtic in the waste to energy market. Since 2017, JCBE has focused its attention on the demonstration of a unique waste treatment technology that has the capacity to transform the emerging biomethane industry.
  7. Go Eve: Go Eve is helping to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles. The two lines of business make significantly better use of material and equipment, thereby reducing the cost and hassle of going electric. Their unique technology and service solutions focus on DockChain, the innovative solution for EV charging and on EV sharing.
  8. Automsoft: Automsoft provides leading edge data management technology to monitor, manage and maintain renewable energy generation and micro-grid installations. Automsoft’s technology is used in over 1,000 sites globally and delivers value by providing accurate power generation data and reducing O&M costs through real time equipment monitoring, prediction of equipment failures and warranty management.

“It is significant to note that as a group, the eight participating companies currently already employ over 120 people, and have raised over €20 million in funding,” said Alan Costello of Resolve Partners. “This sharpens the programme’s focus to support these companies in becoming the next leaders in their sectors, and to inspire and signpost other startups and scale-ups across Ireland towards success.”