The Peidong Yang Group at the University of California, Berkeley also received a prize from NASA for a viable prototype for conversion of CO₂ to sugar for potential use on long-haul space missions.
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About Coca-Cola Europacific Partners
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About CCEP Ventures
CCEP Ventures is a Coca-Cola Europacific Partners’ innovation investment fund, helping to find, fund, and foster new solutions with scale and speed. CCEP Ventures works with partners and innovators to find solutions across customer experience and support, logistics and distribution, future packaging design and technology, and prediction and pricing analytics.
About the Peidong Yang Group at the University of California, Berkeley
The Peidong Yang research group at the University of California, Berkeley, has been at the forefront of developing nanoscience-enabled CO2 conversion technologies using renewable energy. His group has developed artificial photosynthetic systems based on nanotechnology that can effectively be powered by solar energy, and convert carbon dioxide in our atmosphere into valuable chemical products, including sugar, biodegradable plastics, pharmaceutical drugs and liquid fuels.