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Transform unrecyclable plastics into virgin-quality chemicals


Menlo Park, California, USA
Year Founded
Organization Type
Research Lab
Stage of Development
TRL 2&3- Prototype
Value Chain Impact


Key Contacts

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Miranda Wang


Miranda Wang is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of BioCellection Inc, an innovation company that turns unrecyclable plastic waste into chemicals, and recyclable or biodegradable materials for consumer and industrial products. In 2014 she also cofounded TEDX Penn. She received her Bachelor of Arts in biology, philosophy, and an engineering entrepreneurship from the University of Pennsylvania.
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Jeanny Yao


Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of BioCellection. At the age of 17, Jeanny started innovating on the topic of plastics degradation and upcycling and presented her research findings at the TED2013 conference together with her then research partner, Miranda Wang. Prior to co-founding BioCellection, she conducted plastics research at the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto in Canada. Through her achievements in environmental innovation and leadership, Jeanny was named MacLean’s Ones to Watch (2013) and selected by Plan Canada as Top 20 Under 20 (2014). She was also the co-recipient of the Penn-Columbia Social Impact Fellowship (2016). She graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honors Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Environmental Science.
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Jeanny Yao

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