Their mission is creating innovation in packaging that generates positive impact. And as an industry leader, they’re looking to partner with the brightest and best innovators and startups in this space.
AD Stretch is a non-dilutive startup accelerator that aims to pilot new technologies with a focus on customer engagement, value chain efficiency, sustainability and materials innovation.
• Accelerate – Get up to $100K USD of non-dilutive pilot funding
• Grow – Expand your customer base and regionally scale up with a globally recognized leader
• Connect – Gain access to over 100 world class experts and a global network of industry mentors
Challenge Statements Cohort 2
Theme 1: Making CPG Smarter
The future of omnichannel retail experiences lies in being able to bridge the gap between physical and digital solutions, improving both consumer and brand experience.
Challenge Themes 1 + 2
Challenge 1: Engage and Inform Consumers
Challenge 2:Intelligent Solutions For Brands
Theme 2: Materials 2.0
As a leader in materials science, Avery Dennison is continuously investing in new materials innovation, always seeking ways to increase value and functionality via both digital and physical means.
Challenge Themes 3 + 4
Challenge 3: Sustainable Label and Graphics Materials
Challenge 4: New Functionalities From Self-Adhesive Materials
Theme 3: Thinking Green
Sustainability is at the core of what they do. Avery Dennison has ambitious targets with respect to reducing waste, recycled content, recycling and the compostability of their products.
AD Stretch Challenge Themes 5 + 6
Challenge 5: Green Solutions
Challenge 6: Enabling Circularity