HARNESSING THE FORCES OF INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Think Beyond Plastic accelerates the circular economy for plastics by harnessing the forces of innovation and entrepreneurship. It leads a multidisciplinary effort to identify and commercialize innovations from each segment of the plastics value chain, and to connect industry and investors to the innovation ecosystem. Of particular focus are bio-benign materials, green chemistry, innovative product delivery systems and packaging design.
To support the needs of innovators, investors and industry, Think Beyond Plastic operates an Innovation Center with a network of Regional User facilities for design, testing, characterization and prototyping.
Each year, it hosts an Investor Forum showcasing innovations and connecting investors and entrepreneurs.
Each year, it produces a class of startups with commercially ready innovations in materials, green chemistry and product delivery systems.