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SHIFT Invest increases impact in the energy sector by investing in Kriya Materials 
Together with Chemelot Ventures and existing shareholders Limburg Ventures, Particon and LRM, SHIFT Invest has invested EUR 3 million in capital for the roll-out of Kriya's solar panel coatings and energy saving solutions. Such coatings have a positive impact on solar energy generation, energy conservation by saving on energy used for cooling in buildings, and enhanced growth conditions in greenhouses. 
Read the full press release here. 
New customers for waste heat recovery company HeatMatrix
HeatMatrix has contracted three new customers. For the Mol Group in Hungary, HeatMatrix has installed two large Polymer Air Preheaters saving 3,5 to 5 MWh in primary energy (see picture on the left). For Sonac in the Netherlands, a heat-exchanger system that increases the efficiency of their dryer has been installed. For PKN Orlen in Poland, a polymer air preheater will be installed at a crude installation unit. All projects reduce the CO­emissions substantially. 
European FoodNexus Startup Challenge Open for Applications
Until 18th of September, Food & Ag startups are invited to apply for the European FoodNexus Startup Challenge, a context and support program that will recognise and accelerate the most promising food & ag startups in Europe. SHIFT Invest partner StartLife coordinates the FoodNexus Startup Challenge and organises the first edition of both the Dutch challenge and the European final. Apply at or click here for more info. 
Meet the team! 
Capital Week - 25th to 29th of September in Amsterdam
Bridge2Food Protein Summit - 27th and 28th September in Reims, France
Accenture Innovation Awards - Friday 27th of October Florentine Fokma will be hosting a round table for the innovation theme Health&Wellbeing

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About SHIFT Invest and NBI-Investors

SHIFT Invest is an impact investment fund that invests in breakthrough innovations within the field of agri, food&health and clean/biobased technologies. SHIFT Invest provides extensive knowledge and the network of its team and her investors Menzis, Rabobank, WUR, TU Delft, WWF and Topfonds Gelderland.
New Balance Impact Investors (NBI-Investors) is the fund management of SHIFT and also manages the Dutch Greentech Fund en Mainport Innovation Fund I & II. Unsubscribe? Click Here

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