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Ehab Sayed

Founder & Director of Innovation at Biohm

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Employees 6–20
Headquarters London, England, United Kingdom
Biohm believes the most sustainable, resilient and adaptive examples of design can be found in nature’s organisms and systems. Therefore, Biohm mimics biological processes to synthesize man-made products, combining ideologies of the circular economy and human-centered design with future-tech to revolutionize building technologies, materials and manufacturing methods. With a hyper-focus on resource-efficiency and regeneration, Biohm has developed two materials - Mycelium Insulation (Mi) and Organic Refuse Biocompound (Orb). Mi achieves better thermal performance than almost all other insulation materials, and Orb is a 100% biodegradable, vegan and renewable building material that can be pressed into sheets, extruded or 3D printed. Biohm aims to eventually combine their materials in an interlocking construction system, Triagomy, which has patents granted, published and pending in almost 60 countries. Biohm carries out extensive research and life-cycle assessments for renewable energy and self-sufficient adaptive buildings. From offsite construction, carbon-neutral/negative materials, and manufacturing methods to improved insulation and smart building envelopes, they aim to integrate state-of-the-art technologies such as sensors and Big Data into all of their products and services to ensure the industry’s sustainability and improve its long-term resilience.

Notable Achievements

  • Biohm's carbon-negative bio-based materials are out-performing all natural and synthetic alternatives when tested against construction indus
  • Building the world's first community-led 'Biomills' to provide accredited mycelium insulation for up to 120 homes per month
  • Biohm's biotechnologies are patented in almost 60 countries and in every continent

Currently Operating in Three Regions

Press Mentions

February 11, 2021

The Circulars Accelerator

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