ClimateTech includes solutions with the potential to address global warming and its environmental effects, explicitly novel technologies and business models to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, adapt to climate change, and build resilient communities.


Efforts in ClimateTech have led to advancements in biodiversity, environmental protection, food sustainability, and renewable energy just to name a few, and include technologies such as alternative materials, high-performance batteries, offshore wind turbines, solar panels, and more.


MassChallenge joins the global effort to drive a technological evolution to support small businesses working to champion these advancements to address the greatest challenge of our time.

Want to Get Involved?

Organizations interested in MassChallenge sourcing novel, dual-use technologies with potential to solve their innovation challenges may contact Vijay Sekhara, Director of Strategic Partnerships.

Climate-Focused Programs

The Better Plate Track – Alternative Protein (Israel Early Stage)

Any processes or technologies that are used to provide sustainable alternative proteins, including plant-based meat-like foods, cultured meats, fermentation products and land-based aquaculture as a means of protein intake.


BlueTech Sprint

Accelerating marine and undersea technologies to transform how we understand and leverage the power of the ocean to mitigate climate change, protect coastal resources, bolster national defenses, and ship goods efficiently.


Climate Intelligence Sprint 

Democratizing access to historical, current, and predictive data to drive smart policies and business decisions to manage the risks of climate change through the use of artificial intelligence, data architecture, edge computing, quantum, and more.


Climate Solutions Track (CH, IL, MX, US Early Stage)

Focusing on solutions to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, adapt to climate change, and build resilient communities, including but not limited to advancements in agriculture, alternative fuels, carbon capture, clean energy, geoengineering, smart cities, and transportation.



Taking aim at reducing CO2 emissions in the world, this new global accelerator program seeks to support innovators tackling the greatest challenge of our time-the preservation of our planet.


The Disaster-tech Track (IL Early-Stage)

Tackling the mitigation and prevention of large-scale disasters, including earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, fires, etc., as well as the support of post-disaster efforts such as communications, clean water, clean-up, and humanitarian aid. 


The Global Sustainable Food Track

Based out of the Israel Early-Stage accelerator, this track will focus on sustainable food and packaging and aim to accelerate the impact of startups in the fields of food production, distribution, packaging, and disposal.


Sustainable Food Vertical (CH, IL, MX, US Early Stage)

Brings together the largest multi-national food corporations, world-class mentorship from food experts, and tailored curriculum focused on sustainability, food, and packaging to accelerate the impact of startups working in agriculture, food, & animal feed.

Accelerated Technologies

Past programs have focused on sourcing startups innovating with the following tech