Suara.com – Climate technology startups in ASEAN countries collaborate to build and support collaboration in the ASEAN climate technology ecosystem. One of the collaborations carried out by startups in ASEAN is the collaboration between ECO-S Climate Tech Hub with Innovate 360 and Sunway iLabs.
Founder of ECO-S, Cynthia Handriani Wijaya, said that the collaboration with Innovate 360 and Sunway iLabs was to achieve a common goal of supporting and opening up more opportunities for local and ASEAN climate technology start-ups and stakeholders.
The parties agreed to serve as a bridge to connect climate technology start-ups in their respective countries and communities, expand funding and business opportunities, undertake joint capacity building programs, and to exchange industry expertise and advice related to the climate technology industry.
“It is estimated that energy-related greenhouse gas emissions in the ASEAN region will increase by 34-147% between 2017 and 2040,” he said, quoted on Friday (22/9/2023).
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Meanwhile, ECO-S or Eco Selaras is a 2,200 square meter coworking and office space that houses a climate technology center and is located in CBD Sudirman. The ECO-S climate technology center is owned by Daya Selaras Group and run with partner Ecoxyztem Venture Builder with the aim of providing a space for climate technology companies to work on innovation and encourage more activation and collaboration among stakeholders in the industry.
It can support up to 300 entrepreneurs and climate action advocates with private office facilities, dedicated desks, meeting rooms, outdoor balconies and event space.
“Climate technology has an important role in bridging innovation and sustainability and is one of the main drivers for overcoming problems related to climate change,” added Chynthia.
Meanwhile, Innovate 360 is Singapore’s first food accelerator with facilities and venture capital, recognized as a technology partner by the Asia Pacific Economic Corporation (APEC) Policy Partnership on Food Security.
Then, Sunway iLabs was founded with the aim of encouraging entrepreneurship and encouraging market-driven innovation to help entrepreneurs become more competitive in this rapidly changing environment.
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“Recognizing the difficult path in commercializing and scaling new technologies, there needs to be collaboration between the private sector, the public sector and the international community to support and bridge this movement,” he concluded.