Topolytics named a top circular economy solution

Published: 12 April 2019

Edinburgh waste analytics company, Topolytics, has been chosen by Google and SAP as one of the top five circular economy technologies globally.

The Circular Economy 2030 Contest, organised by both tech giants, set out to find the best revenue generating ideas that can unlock $4.5 trillion of new economic output.

I’m delighted that our proposition has been recognised by two titans of the tech world...

Dr Michael Groves, Founder, Topolytics

 

The contest, that received more than 200 applications from around the world, was looking at commercial concepts that could scale globally and help to design out waste and pollution, keep products and materials in use and/or regenerate natural systems.

Making the system of movements of waste and by-products much more visible and thereby identifying opportunities to reduce the impact of waste management and help to maintain materials and assets at a higher utility.

In this way, it helps to enable circular economy thinking and supports organisations and governments in meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 12 on Responsible Consumption and Production.

Topolytics and the other four ideas were showcased at the Google Cloud 19 conference in San Francisco...

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