Climate Tech Translation with Madison Savilow
Looking to make a real-world impact with your innovative climate tech research? Explore the potential of entrepreneurship to advance climate solutions, creating jobs and stimulating the economy in the process, at this free event co-hosted by W.E. Cornell and the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability.
In a fireside chat with Andrea Ippolito ’06, M.Eng. ’07, Director of W.E. Cornell and founder of SimpliFed, climate entrepreneur Madison Savilow will share her insights on the climate tech industry, her journey in this field, and her advice for those interested in pursuing a similar path.
Savilow serves as Chief of Staff for the waste and carbon utilization company Carbon Upcycling Technologies. Valued at more than $34 million, the startup’s technology transforms CO2, industrial waste, and natural materials to produce improved materials, including cement, plastics, consumer products, fertilizers, and pharmaceuticals. Savilow is also the co-founder and Venture Lead for the startup’s brand Oco, which makes consumer products using Carbon Upcycling’s innovation. The company recently partnered with Adidas to produce 400,000 pairs of adidas’s TERREX hiking shoes using ink made with captured carbon, bringing Oco’s sustainable technology to customers of one of the world’s most well-known brands.