Winner - Open Competition
CEO of Cambridge Carbon Capture Ltd, UK
Idea: Carbon Negative Building Materials
Michael’s climate-saving CO2LOC technology aims to reduce the embedded carbon in construction projects.
He explains: “We’re developing a technology that can capture CO2 and convert it into materials that can be used in the construction sector. Winning this award has been really fantastic for us as we’re at a stage in the development of our technology where we really need to get exposure to the construction sector, so that they can adopt some of the materials we’re using and take some risks in trying something new. Our CO2LOC technology can capture CO2 in the form of magnesium carbonate, this can be used as a filler in construction materials as a direct replacement for gypsum.”