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Sep 8th 2020 - Oct 18th 2020

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Antaco is a clean technology company that has come up with a solution to process any type of organic waste, both wet & dry (including woody), into a solid biofuel and a direct replacement for fossil coal. The company aims to disrupt current methods of organic waste disposal. Antaco won the 2013 Shell Springboard & 2014 WEX Technology Awards. It has received an £857,000 grant from the UK government and was voted the top UK & EU Cleantech start-up by Climate-KIC & EIT (European Institute of Technology & Innovation) in 2013. Antaco is seeking £400,000 (Future Fund matched) in further investment to expand operational capacity on-site, build its team, and capitalise on growing market opportunities.

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  • Internet Business Awards Category Award Winner 2015
  • Hertfordshire Business Awards Finalist 2014

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