F3 Tech Demo Day – Dec 20

The first cohort of five startups participating in the F3 Tech Accelerator program are on dsiplay at Demo Day on Thursday, December 20 starting at 6:00pm.  The event is being held at bwtech@UMBC South in Halethorpe, MD.

Please visit the invitation for details and to RSVP.

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Cykloburn Uses F3 Tech Farming Connections and Tests Prototype for Converting Poultry Litter to Energy

Meet Cykloburn Technologies Partners Rob Meissner and Doug Zeisel who are developing a green tech solution that makes chicken litter more profitable for poultry farmers.

Giving farmers a profitable and environmentally sound method for disposing chicken litter is one of the biggest challenges facing the poultry industry. The solution may lie in a unique, low-emission combustion system being developed by Baltimore-based Cykloburn Technologies LLC.

A member of the inaugural class...

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These 11 Companies Control Everything You Buy | Zero Hedge

Is freedom of choice an illusion?

The rapid rise of variation in everyday goods and services, from which cereal we eat in the morning to which toothpaste we brush our teeth with at night, gives the perception of unlimited choice. For example, if you’re deciding which bottled water to buy, the possibilities range from budget brands, like Deer Park or Ozarka, to higher-end options, like Perrier or S. Pellegrino. But this appearance of choice is actually manufactured. All of the...

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Back to the future as innovators seek plastic alternatives

When Belgian chemist Leo Baekeland invented Bakelite in 1907, it was hailed as “the material of a thousand uses”. The production of synthetic plastics took off over the coming decades but now that the environmental cost of these miracle materials is becoming ever clearer, the hunt is on for more sustainable alternatives.

Source: Back to the future as innovators seek plastic alternatives | UN Environment

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