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The PepsiCo Greenhouse Accelerator nurtures the next generation of innovators promoting positive change around the globe through grants, mentorship, and opportunities. Together, with the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, they’re launching the PepsiCo Greenhouse Accelerator: MENA Sustainability Edition on a mission to grow startups and entrepreneurs with innovative packaging and circular economy concepts.
The upcoming MENA Sustainability Edition will identify and support emerging and disruptive technologies and services focused on reducing food and beverage packaging waste. Innovation concepts could be new products, technologies, or services that help to reduce, recycle, or reinvent packaging.
The PepsiCo Greenhouse Accelerator is inviting MENA-based startups and entrepreneurs on a 6-month accelerator with a kickstart grant and a $100,000 prize for the winning innovators.
Become the next sustainable design innovator with PepsiCo Greenhouse Accelerator
During the 6-month Accelerator program, 10 selected innovators will be paired with a PepsiCo mentorship team and receive an initial grant to work on a new business initiative focused on reducing packaging waste and promoting a circular economy. At the program’s closing, one participating startup will be awarded a $100,000 USD prize to help advance and scale its innovation.
To learn more about the Greenhouse Accelerator: MENA Sustainability Edition and the application process, join their virtual launch event:
Date: Sunday, November 21, 2021
Time: 11:30-1:15 pm Gulf Standard Time
Setting: Live on Zoom (link shared upon registration)
Eugene Willemsen: Chief Executive Officer at PepsiCo, AMESA
Aamer Sheikh: President & GM at PepsiCo – MENA, and Pakistan
Register for the virtual launch event here, for a chance to become MENA's next sustainable design pioneer.
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