(New York) is commercializing water-based biorefinery technology using Hot Water Extraction to revolutionize the production of fuel pellets, pulp, products, and chemicals from biomass.
(Pennsylvania) provides clean and affordable renewable electricity to medium and large commercial operations using smokeless and odorless biomass electricity generators. Fuel is created using biomass waste like woody debris, dry crop waste, and yard trimmings and targets commercial operations that suffer from high electricity rates.
(Massachusetts) is expanding market opportunities for tree crops and tree products, all sustainably sourced from well-managed, regenerative agroforestry systems or ecologically sound harvesting of non-timber forest products.
(New Hampshire) runs Mill Market, a platform that connects loggers to the lumber mill that will buy their logs for the highest price, and then provides a simple platform for coordinating the sale of those logs.
(Massachusetts) is creating the largest supply of high-quality carbon credit in the world by using an AI-based platform for forest management that addresses the challenges of carbon accounting and verification.
(Vermont) produces high quality biochar from available waste wood that can be utilized in a myriad of applications including the production of energy.
(Vermont) produces high quality all natural packaging made from wood curls that have a low environmental impact. We offer biodegradable and compostable packaging that’s cost effective and protects your products in shipping.
The Forest Products Accelerator is guided by a group of dedicated advisors with industry, startup, and entrepreneurial experience. They support program development and provide industry connections, technical expertise, and guidance to companies participating in the Accelerator.
The Forest Products Accelerator connects participating companies with industry experts, customers, suppliers, and investors. The following individuals participate in the program as panelists or experts.
The Forest Products Accelerator is made possible by support from the Northern Borders Regional Commission. To continue this program and support innovation and commercialization in the forest industry, we are actively seeking support and partnerships with businesses and organizations.
Accelerator sponsors support industry innovation and receive recognition, access to the next generation of innovation and ideas, and a range of other benefits. For more information on supporting the Forest Products Accelerator, emails us at firstname.lastname@example.org.