The work of Barbadian-born innovator and entrepreneur Carlton Cummins is making a buzz internationally within the inexperienced applied sciences house as soon as extra.
Aceleron, the British-based firm which he co-founded with enterprise companion Amrit Chandan, has made it into the inaugural Enterprise Progress Fund (BGF) 10 Inexperienced Tech to Watch listing.
BGF is an funding firm in the UK that works with rising corporations in a number of sectors, offering a spread of assist, together with funding and experience.
The listing was revealed in early September within the Tech Observe 100 complement of Britain’s Sunday Occasions. As defined within the publication, the listing “identifies a cross-section of privately-owned UK corporations which can be growing know-how to assist mitigate or reverse the consequences of human exercise on the atmosphere”.
The inclusion within the listing is one other vote of confidence in Cummins’ and Chandan’s work in growing recyclable lithium-ion batteries as a method of storing and offering clear vitality. Barbadians can supply one of many firm’s main, vitality storage merchandise – the Offgen Battery System – from native suppliers.
Following the publishing of the listing, a press release shared on Aceleron’s web site mentioned, “We’re thrilled to function on BGF’s inaugural 10 Inexperienced Tech corporations to Watch listed within the Sunday Occasions Tech Observe . . . . What a testomony to our serviceable, upgradable, and recyclable lithium-ion batteries which can be offering entry to scrub vitality around the globe.”
Based in 2016, Aceleron is the youngest firm on the listing. It stands alongside companies that every present totally different inexperienced know-how options comparable to tree-free workplace paper and packaging supplies, low vitality air flow, lighting and cooling programs, and lithium-sulphur batteries. The businesses have been judged primarily based on a number of standards, together with the event of patented know-how.
Joe Kempton, a reporter at Sunday Occasions Quick Observe wrote, “ Co-founders Carlton Cummins and Amrit Chandan, each 31, symbolize a brand new era of entrepreneurs, combining a dedication to moral enterprise with the newest technical expertise.”
In November, an general winner will likely be introduced and offered with an award sponsored by BGF on the Tech Observe 100 awards occasion.
Although all about leaving much less of a carbon footprint, Cummins is definitely leaving an indelible mark or print in inexperienced areas.