OUR COHORT STARTUPS.
1. Energy Storage
Mobile Battery Energy Storage System (BESS)
This problem statement addresses the need of mobile BESS for power tower cranes, at a condition that the construction site has no charging spot in the first place. Having the BESS in size suitable for a narrow construction site will be a plus.
3. Construction Materials
Low Embodied Carbon Material
From reinforcement bar to concrete & cement, any construction materials that embodied low carbon.
Upcycle fashion Programme
A sustainable fashion programme to empower K11 retail tenants and customers to minimise waste and upcycle fashion products in Hong Kong with the integration of Art, People and Culture.
Sustainable Wastewater Solution
Finding an economically and physically viable solution to treat large amounts of construction wastewater to achieve legal discharge limit in Hong Kong. Solutions tailored to construction sites, including paint and glue.
4. Waste Solution
Scalable waste-management technology
A scalable waste-management technology or innovative operation model to collect, identify and visualize waste data on general waste and recyclables for own as well as tenant operations
Open to any possibilities
Other sustainability startups
Sustainability startups that have proven technology and the potential to integrate with New World business(es).
Must have a sustainability impact value
Proven technology and business tractions
Distinctive tech intellectual property
Potential to integrate with New World business(es)
Potential to expand the business in new markets
We request a pitch deck that requires the following information:
What problem is your business solving
Past Case Studies (also share experiences working in Hong Kong and Mainland China markets)
How do you envision your company working with New World Group
Certifications/Test results (if relevant)
Impact Kommons 4.0 will run from Nov 2022 through Feb 2023 in hybrid format. The program is equity-free and no fees are required to join. We welcome applications from all countries.
Accelerate Business Growth and Fundraising:
Selected companies will be able to leverage New World as a platform to scale their technology solution. This year, participating companies will have the opportunity to pitch for a prize package that includes a combination of funding, investment and venture building support at Impact Kommons Pitch Day which will be held in Mar 2023.
Secure Pilots or Projects from Corporate(s):
Selected companies will be introduced to New World business units and have the opportunity to pitch for business contracts. A grant of up to HKD100K will be offered to facilitate each business integration.
Selected companies will have the opportunity to showcase technology and impact results to the globe through Eureka Nova and New World publicity platforms, establish their regional presence and access the Greater Bay Area market.