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Aviation

Phycobloom's algae make jet fuel from air

Long distance flight is critical to the modern world. Fuel energy density requirements make electrification almost impossible. Phycobloom’s modified algae make affordable, carbon neutral jet fuel from the air.

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Electric vehicles

Anaphite's graphene batteries change the game

Range anxiety is a massive issue for EV adoption. Anaphite develop novel methods for incorporating Graphene into Li-ion batteries, increasing capacity and enabling faster charging.

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Bio-manufature

Epoch BioDesign reinvent industrial processes

Industrial processes like recycling are inefficient and emit Gigatons of CO2e per year. Epoch BioDesign discover and harness proteins to achieve the same results with dramatically lower emissions.

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Concrete

Biozeroc make cement the way nature does

Concrete is responsible for 8% of annual GHG emissions. And cement is the main offender. Biozeroc use bacteria to create cementitious material in place bypassing the energy and process emissions of cement. 

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Electrify everything

Ionate makes the clean grid smart

Adding more renewables to electricity generation requires a smarter grid. By managing power quality, Ionate's Smart Transformer makes it possible to integrate even more renewables to the grid as it grows.  

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Cultured meat

Multus Media feed your low-carbon food

Cultured meat is an affordable, low carbon alternative to the growing demand for meat in a developing world. Multus Media's smart growth media makes it better, cheaper and greener.

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Electric vehicles

Echion's Niobium anodes can drive EV adoption

Echion's Niobium Oxide tech enables ultra-fast charging (<10 min) and high power applications that are currently out of reach for for Li-ion batteries. This will drive adoption and penetration of EVs across transporation.

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Agriculture

ClimateCrop enhance photosynthesis in crops

Land use change associated with growing crops accounts for over 2Gt of emissions per year. ClimateCrop edit the genes of crops to enable them to better use the energy from the sun and improve yields and resilience dramatically.

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Angel Portfolio

Before starting our first fund, we made a number of Angel investments that we continue to be very excited about.

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Lilac Solutions

Lilac has developed a new ion exchange technology for lithium extraction which cuts capital and operating costs, accelerates project startup, boosts lithium recovery, and unlocks new resources.

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Microbyre

Microbyre can rapidly domesticate novel bacteria strains, genetically modifying them to perform useful tasks more efficiently like creating biodegradable plastic feedstocks from organic waste or making fertiliser from nitrogen in the air.

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e-Zinc

e-Zinc's zinc-based reactor technology system has the potential to provide long-duration, low-cost grid-scale energy storage. Electricity is turned into physically free zinc material.

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Sepion

Sepion develop a nanosieving membrane platform that drops in with existing manufacturing processes and exhibits broad utility in energy storage, water treatment, and chemical separations.

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CleanFiber

CleanFiber make cellulose insulation enabled by materials science breakthroughs, using recycled cardboard boxes as a feedstock. Better insulating properties and superior fire retardancy than regular cellulose or fibreglass insulation.

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Rebound

Rebound's tech supercharges industrial freezers. A proprietary freeze point suppression cycle designed around a natural refrigerant uses 35% less electricity than legacy, ammonia-based systems and 55% less than thermal or chemical batteries.

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Gradient

Gradient make a room air conditioner and heat pump that is twice as efficient and more accessible, that uses refrigerants with massively lower global warming potential.

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C-Motive

C-Motive makes the first commercially viable electrostatic motor, using unique dielectric fluid to improve performance.

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SkyCool

SkyCool's innovation is a radiative cooling material combined with a panel system to improve the efficiency of any vapor-compression based cooling systems.