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Fast-track your innovation, discover the next-gen pioneers in sustainable innovation, and pioneer the future of your industry
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why work with startups

Move the needle on your sustainability agenda

You will discover that with specialist help, there is tremendous potential in a more open and collaborative approach to innovation and working with startups.

Open innovation unleashes an abundance of hidden opportunities:
- Reduced costs
- Accelerated time to market
- Increased differentiation in the market
- New revenue streams

Innovating with startups for the first time can be daunting. The Better World Collective ensures you have all the tools you need to run a streamlined collaboration project, supporting you to tackle obstacles so you can connect with the best innovators this country has to offer.

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Meet our Corporate Game Changers

why should I join

With the Better World Collective support package, your team will get everything they need to excute successful innovation projects – whilst maintaining ownership and credibility for your sustainability efforts.


Collaboration with the top 100 UK sustainability startups


Sustainability toolkit with resources and insights


Support when you need it, delivered by the Plus X innovation team


Interactive cross-industry summits 6 x per year


Networking, thought-leadership and PR opportunities 

our sustainable material innovators

Our most recent graduate of the hardware accelerator programme, female CEO Mira Nameth has created a green leather, using 0.006% of the water in leather production.

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our sustainable material innovators

In 2019, while being on our accelerator programme, Chip[s]board formed a perfect partnership, with McCain, that supply raw materials (potato waste) for product production.

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Chip[s] board

our sustainable material innovators

Mimica Touch is a temperature-sensitive indicator cap or label for food freshness. It helps you store your food at the right temperature showing you when your food actually spoils.

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Mimica Touch

our sustainable material innovators

Aceleron is a clean technology company combating unnecessary battery waste, designing the world’s most sustainable lithium battery packs with a full circular economy approach

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our sustainable material innovators

Biohm came through our CRL Accelerator with the goal of creating materials from waste. Biohm is now a leading pioneer in the research of bio-based materials. 

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our sustainable material innovators

A better world collective has connected me with three corporate partners that helped me realise a more sustainable supply chain!

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Join us for the upcoming better world summits

Better World Collective Summits spark collaboration between the startups creating cutting edge solutions, and the corporates who can scale them. Held throughout the year, these two-day summits deep dive into your core challenges in sustainable innovation.

04-05 May 2022

Retail Environment Innovation Summit

Creating sustainable and experiential spaces for retail environments


06-07 July 2022

Sustainable Construction Innovation Summit

Building a sustainable construction industry through collaboration and innovation


January, 2022

Fresh Food Innovation Summit

Keeping vegetables fresh for longer and finding new circular solutions from recycled or repurposed vegetable waste


about The better world collective

We bring together the world’s most passionate entrepreneurs, academics,  policymakers,  and corporates to reinvent the materials we use and create new circular economy models to build a more sustainable future. 

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We always want to hear from startups, corporate partners and local authorities who share our vision for a better world.

We create impactful innovation programmes and inspiring work spaces that unlock potential; driving business growth and innovation, community collaboration and positive social impact.