C2M’s 2021 entrepreneurs are associated with a wide range of top-tier accelerators, incubators, universities, and government programs, including ARPA-E, Berkeley SkyDeck, California Energy Commission, Chain Reaction Innovations, Cleantech Open, LanzaTech, National Science Foundation (NSF), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), New Energy Nexus, San Diego Economic Development Council, Southern California Energy Innovation Network (SCEIN), and Stanford University (StartX, Cardinal Ventures, TomKat Center for Innovation Transfer).

Video Presentations for the 2021 Projects have been captured during the Annual Symposium:

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Anthro Energy

Flexible, deformable, impact-resistant batteries, using advanced, non-flammable ion-conducting polymer electrolyte to enable next-generation applications.

Benchmark Labs

High-resolution, asset-specific environmental forecasts, applying nonlinear machine learning to public, private, and in-situ weather data from IoT sensors.

Buzz Solutions

AI-powered software platform for automated visual inspections, providing anomaly detection and data analysis tools for energy infrastructure and antiquated industries.

Dioxide Materials

Designs, builds, and sells electrolyzers for conversion of CO2 into feedstocks to produce primary fuels and chemicals.


Carbon-negative electrochemical process that converts CO2 to plastic precursors and other molecules, replacing fossil fuel-derived feedstock.