PortXL selects decarbonisation innovators for 2022

Source: Port of Rotterdam 14 companies hailing from 9 countries were selected by the PortXL partner network for the 7th PortXL acceleration program in Rotterdam. During the 3-month program, together with an expansive network of mentors and partners the start- and scale-ups will work on building collaborations. The goal is to sign contracts between corporate partners during the PortXL Shakedown event, on 15th of December. €5 million investment in Fibersail During the selection days, Portuguese start-up Fibersail’s CEO Pedro Pinto and InnovationQuarter’s Jasper Geselschap announced that ENERGIQ fund, energy innovation fund powered by the Province Zuid-Holland, joins the €5 million investment round. Fibersail enhances the performance of wind turbines and was a participant of PortXL’s first program in 2016. “It is so inspiring to see the results of past efforts, we are delighted for Pedro and Fibersail and we hope that it shows everyone gathered here today what we can achieve working together. Time to roll up our sleeves and get to work!” said PortXL director, Hedi Visscher. Selected companies for the 2022 PortXL Program 1. CleanSubSea, Australia: Their Envirocart™ System enables the in-water removal, capture, containment and filtration of marine biofouling from a vessel’s hull without damaging the antifouling paint or polluting the surrounding

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