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Pedal to the metal

The Onward Accelerator works with cohorts of startup founders, providing them with seed funding and wrap-around support intended to rapidly move ideas into marketable prototypes. 

Meet some of the participants putting their energy into the Earth’s energy future.

AI Technology & Systems

AI Tech Systems is a NASA iTech company that provides compressed AI models and software tailored for edge AIoT tiny electronics.

Austere Environmental

Austere Environmental specializes in remediating soils contaminated with petroleum products, such as jet fuel, diesel, and crude oil, after road-side accidents, onshore pipeline leaks, from drill cuttings, and more.

Economical Energy

Economical Energy has invented the VIPER, a more cost-effective way to store intermittent renewable energy.


Flexergy is an ultra-efficient hydrogen compression and storage company with technology that reduces energy loss, thereby reducing the final cost of hydrogen.


Onvol products convert motion into electricity to self-power industrial smart devices without the need for batteries.

Project Geminae

Project Geminae is an AI-powered portfolio optimization platform, revolutionizing the upstream oil and gas industry.


SeisWave is a seismic service company focusing on creating novel technology and service for seismic data processing.


Fulle has developed smart battery chargers for 2- and 3-wheel vehicles that extend battery lifespan while providing faster charging.

Janta Power

Janta Power has invented a 3D approach to harnessing the power of the sun with technology that allows for a power-dense energy system, helps extend the lifespan of the system, and is projected to produce energy at less than 1 Cent/KWh.

Idea Atlas

Idea Atlas has developed a digital platform for collaborative ideation and ideator networking.


Nesh provides your Subject Matter Experts with an AI-based copilot: a Subject Matter Avatar.


Vorticity is developing a radically new silicon chip architecture and system to dramatically accelerate scientific computing problems.


Rocktype is a mineralogy data and analysis company, specialized in the use of QEMSCAN automated petrography to characterize a wide range of lithologies and sample types.


Geolumina is developing upstream AI with geologic intuition. Their approach puts interpretation at the core of each algorithm. Their first module classifies depositional systems to aid in exploration decision making.


VertiShear’s technology makes it possible to extract hidden shear-wave seismic information from any vertical force source for both VSP and surface seismic studies, effectively reducing cost and time with shear-wave data usage.


EarthPeel is modernizing the way geoscientists access subsurface data through a globe-based data search and sharing platform that includes a single point of entry, intuitive geo-location search and fast cloud native visualization.

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