Unreasonable Impact World Forum 2018

Meet the world’s fastest growing companies tackling the world’s most pressing challenges.
London — Thursday, 4 October 2018

Fast-paced, thought-provoking and inspiring, the Unreasonable Impact World Forum will introduce you to some of the most influential companies solving some of the most pressing challenges of our time while creating the jobs of tomorrow.

During the World Forum in 2017, the ventures were operating in 169 countries and reaching over 148 million people around the world, these ventures are implementing groundbreaking, rapidly scaling solutions to what the world thought was previously impossible. Themes from 2017:

  • Future of Energy & Communications
  • Future of Supply Chains & Manufacturing
  • Future of Food & Agriculture
  • Future of Sustainable Living

“Unreasonable is a bit like the TED conference on steroids….but where TED brings luminaries together for a day or two to discuss a particular problem plaguing the world, Unreasonable focuses on the start- up businesses offering solutions to those problems.”

Join us at this year’s World Forum

Thursday, 4 October 2018

1:00 PM — 5:30 PM

Doors open at 12:30 PM

The Royal Institution of Great Britain
21 Albemarle St, London W1S 4BS

2018 Schedule

DOORS OPEN

12:30 PM

OPENING PLENARY

1:00 PM

FUTURE OF MANUFACTURING + SUPPLY CHAINS

FUTURE OF FOOD + AGRICULTURE

FUTURE OF SUSTAINABLE LIVING

FUTURE OF ENERGY

The event will be followed by a VIP Reception at the Royal Institute of Great Britain from 5:30 PM — 7:00 PM

This booklet contains the details of each venture in the categories above.

The Ventures

We’ve scoured the globe to bring together the entrepreneurs creating the companies that we believe represent the future titans of industry. Learn how they’re solving critical global challenges, creating thousands of jobs, and reinventing future economies.

AeroFarms

Responsibly and sustainably feeding humanity by growing flavorful, safe, healthy food in the world's largest indoor vertical farm.

Plant Prefab

Affordable and environmentally responsible custom high-quality homes.

Preserve

Making household products that are 100% recycled, compostable, performance driven, and stylish.

Kiverdi

Combining advanced biotechnology and carbon recycling tools to manufacture bio-based products that meet the demands of the future.

Lucid Energy

Harvesting formerly untapped energy by turning millions of miles of gravity-fed water pipelines around the world into generators of clean, environmentally-friendly, renewable energy.

Heatworks

Producing the world's most advanced tankless water heater and dishwasher that provide purer, endless hot water on demand, controlled right from a mobile device.

Magnuss

Leading innovative solutions to reduce fuel consumption and emissions for today's global shipping fleet.

Sure Chill

Disrupting the entire cooling industry with new technology that does not need a constant power source, enabling refrigeration of food products, life-saving vaccines, and more.

Green Fuels

The world’s leading supplier of biodiesel processors, producing over 400 million liters of sustainable fuel every year in over 50 countries.

Aceleron

Revolutionizing access to low cost energy storage by transforming end-of-life lithium batteries and reusing them in renewable energy applications.

Mimica

Reducing food waste and improving safety with a groundbreaking food expiry label that allows consumers to monitor freshness with a simple touch.

BioLite

Developing and delivering clean, affordable energy technologies that empower people to power themselves.

Kelda Technology

Reinventing the shower experience with a patented technology that cuts water use and heating costs in half, saving 180,000 liters of water per shower per year.

Arvia Technology

Transforming the wastewater treatment process with patented technology to make water safe to reuse or discharge responsibly.

Terramera

Replacing conventional chemical pesticides with high performance plant based products for agriculture, the pest control industry, and consumer use.

Snact

Fighting food waste by making delicious snacks from unwanted or surplus food produce, saving over 100 tons of food from going to waste.

Airlabs

Transforming polluted cities into clean air zones by removing over 95% of nitrogen dioxide along with all other pollutants from the air.

Arcola Energy

Delivering cleaner and more efficient energy systems by specializing in hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.

Glowee

Developing biological, living lighting systems to revolutionize the way we illuminate the world.

BuffaloGrid

Helping the next billion get connected, by providing mobile power and internet service for the off-grid world.

Husk Power Systems

Powering rural communities with 100% renewable energy, through one of the world’s lowest-cost hybrid power plant and distribution networks.

Fourth Partner Energy

Leading the development of India’s distributed solar solutions, completing over 1,500 grid-connected and off-grid installations across 22 states.

Arcstone

Leveraging an IoT/SaaS platform to help manufacturers save time, money, and resources in the form of significant material, energy, and waste reduction.

Ampere Vehicles

Developing affordable, clean and efficient electric vehicles, with approximately 35,000 produced and sold to date.

Ecozen Solutions

Changing the way India handles its perishables by building the country’s first-ever solar cold storage chain and providing intelligent solar pumping technology.

eFishery

Creating the future of aquaculture with an IoT smart feeding technology to help hundreds of millions of farmers at the bottom of the pyramid.

FatHopes Energy

Converting waste oil into renewable biofuels that feed into the existing petroleum infrastructure, leading to a low-carbon future.

gridComm

Transforming streetlights into resource-efficient platforms with proprietary IOT sensors, saving cities millions of dollars in electricity and maintenance.

RAD Green Solutions

Treating infectious bio-medical waste safely with its revolutionary, environmentally friendly, non-incineration technology.

Ampd Energy

Developing state-of-the-art lithium-ion energy storage systems to provide clean, affordable, and dependable electricity to the billions of people who need it globally.

ChironX

Democratizing healthcare with an AI-powered software that rapidly, affordably, and reliably diagnoses critical health conditions from medical images.

Leaf Resources

Utilizing a technology with the potential to replace virtually all petroleum-derived materials to transform plant biomass into sustainable products.

Heaven Springs Dynasty Harvest Group

Utilizing solar power and renewable energy to harvest safe drinking water from the air in an efficient, low-carbon, eco-friendly way.

Headspring

Fostering electrical democratization worldwide through its next-generation power semiconductors, with designs 1/10 the size of current devices.