NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE update

Meet the semifinalists

Of the 47 entries originally submitted for the competition, 27 teams have now moved into Round 2 of the $20 million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE. The approaches these teams are taking vary widely. They include converting captured CO2 into everything from fish food to fertilizer to carbon nanotubes and building materials.

These teams are pushing the boundaries of innovation to create breakthrough CO2 conversion solutions that could ultimately contribute to the fight against climate change.

Read more about where each team is from and what they're working on.


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What is an XPRIZE?

An XPRIZE inspires innovation and positive change for current problems believed to be unsolvable or with no clear path to a solution. The XPRIZE Foundation is the global leader in large-scale incentive prize competitions that bring together bright minds to find solutions to global problems.