Impact

Triple Bottom Line

People

Our team members are our most valuable assets and our purpose means nothing if we are not able to create innovative ways to solve problems. Everything we do is to help people live healthier lives.

Planet

We are dedicated to eliminating toxins from the environment using sustainable clean water technologies to provide more people with access to clean water, food, and air.

Profit

When we allow our planet and the people living on it to thrive, we create a society where everyone wins by being able to think, do, and be ”better”.

Community Partnerships

Imagine H2O is a water-focused non-profit organization offering innovative startups and entrepreneurs a global network of mentors, investors, and industry partners to scale transformative solutions for worldwide water challenges. Since 2009, Imagine H2O has helped over 1,500 entrepreneurs and 100 companies from around the world raise more than $500 million to bring innovative water solutions to the market.

In partnership with WeWork Labs and the Port of Seattle to accelerate innovation within the maritime economy, ecoSPEARS was selected as one of 11 companies out of 100+ applicants for the inaugural cohort of Washington’s first maritime accelerator. The strategic partnership at the program’s foundation utilizes a global network of mentorship from business and maritime experts, leaders, and entrepreneurs to spur innovation for a sustainable and resilient blue economy.

Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator seeks to move the world further and faster into a sustainable future. With over 100 years of engineering expertise and offices on 6 continents, Black & Veatch launched IgniteX to seek partners committed to growth and an accelerated transition towards scalable, sustainable success. ecoSPEARS was accepted into the inaugural IgniteX cohort in 2019.

The Port of San Diego’s Blue Economy Incubator is an Aquaculture and Blue Tech program assisting innovators with sustainable creations foster positive impact through scaling their ventures in or along San Diego Bay. In June 2019, ecoSPEARS was accepted as a one-of-one cohort company into the program and received unanimous approval from San Diego’s Board of Port Commissioners for a $200,000 pilot deployment of our namesake SPEARS technology to permanently remove and destroy legacy toxins from impacted sediments within San Diego Bay.

Cleantech Open’s unique network and ecosystem of innovation searches for and funds the world’s most promising cleantech startup ventures. Since 2005, program alumni have raised more than $1.2 billion and created over 3,000 new cleantech sector jobs, collectively. In 2019, ecoSPEARS won the Southeast Regional pitch for Cleantech Open and continued on to the program’s final pitch competition round as 1 of 50 finalist cohort companies.

Rally is Central Florida’s first Social Enterprise Accelerator, founded in 2017 in partnership with the Central Florida Foundation and the Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business. Rally works with entrepreneurs to develop their ventures from early-stage companies into a self-sustaining community with the potential to deliver broad social impact in their communities. ecoSPEARS was one of nine companies selected for Rally’s inaugural cohort in Fall 2017.

The University of Central Florida’s Small Business Incubator has assisted entrepreneurs to develop their ideas from concept to growth-stage companies for more than 20 years. Co-founder Sergie Albino participated in UCF’s small business incubation program prior to ecoSPEARS being officially incorporated in 2017.

NASA’s Technology Transfer program helps small businesses, researchers, and innovators thrive. By bringing NASA-developed space technology back down to earth, we can create commercialized solutions to support our communities’ transition into a sustainable and better future. In 2017, ecoSPEARS received the exclusive license from NASA to the SPEARS green remediation technology for contaminated sediments. We continue to support our NASA roots through developing new sustainable innovations for the environmental industry.