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Start-up of the month

ISC3 – International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre

Entrepreneurs in Sustainable Chemistry – Start-up of the Month

Start-ups are a unique source of knowledge and innovation that can substantially contribute to the transformation of the chemical sector. Therefore, assessing and supporting start-ups is a key element of the ISC3 strategy. With each “Start-up of the Month”, the ISC3 tells the story of a company and its founder, gives insights into the innovation and its relation to sustainability. The start-ups presented here are part of the ISC3 Global Start-up Service which provides them with support to develop and scale their business based on the principles of sustainable chemistry.

The Austrian start-up Acticell is developing innovative, environmentally-friendly processes for denim fabrics.

The Austrian start-up Acticell develops sustainable chemical solutions for industrial textile pre-treatments and bleaching processes. With their…

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Eco Nutrient Biotechnology Company Ltd. upcycles restaurant waste with insect larvae

The Hong-Kong-based start-up Eco-Nutrient Biotechnology Company Ltd. and its Foshan-based subsidiary, Little Fat Worm Biotechnology Company Ltd. are…

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KBCols produces environmentally friendly colourants from microbes

KBCols produces environmentally friendly colourants from microbes

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LeafyLife converts waste diapers into eco-friendly energy

LeafyLife turns waste diapers and sanitary pads into alternative fuel that can be used for cooking.

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Checkerspot designs new high-performance and sustainable materials by utilizing nature’s molecular palette

Charles Dimmler, Scott Franklin and their team, are breeding and optimizing microbes that are able to biomanufacture unique structural oils.

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Le Qara creates vegan and sustainable leather for the fashion industry

Isemar and Jacqueline Cruz use biotech, engineering expertise, and microorganisms to create high-quality vegan leather that is biodegradable and…

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INDRESMAT develops game-changing processes and materials for a more sustainable building sector

Pablo R. Outón harvests the potential of thermoset polyurethane (PUR) to produce more energy efficient and carbon-friendly construction materials

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