Logo for Criaterra

Meet an Unreasonable Venture

Criaterra

Re-creating construction through fully circular and sustainable materials

Photo of Adital Ela

Adital Ela

Founder and CEO at Criaterra

More about Adital »
Employees 6–20
Headquarters Holon, Center District, Israel
CRIATERRA Innovations has developed unique, patent-protected circular low carbon technologies for precast construction products. Innovation in this highly pollutive industry is imperative, and Criaterra’s products have low carbon emissions, full circularity from cradle-to-cradle and require nearly zero-energy in production. Criaterra’s first product line of indoor tiles has been licensed for mass production in Europe. Criaterra is developing additional high performance pre-cast building products including outdoor cladding and masonry blocks that are designed for structural excellence. They increase 6x thermal insulation properties, compared to similar products and reduce energy consumption in manufacturing by 90% - this enables the production line to be fully powered by renewable energy. At the end of the product’s use there is zero waste, and the product can be easily recycled into a new Criaterra product.

Notable Achievements

  • Criaterra’s first product line of indoor tiles has been licensed for large scale production in Europe.
  • Our patent for circular low carbon precast building products, such as masonry brick cladding, was granted in the US, Europe and other region
  • Awarded €2.1M non-dilutive grant by Horizon 2020, and €300K from the Israel Innovation Authority. Raised €2M equity investment.

Currently Operating in Three Regions

More Ventures in Energy & Environment

Get the Unreasonable Newsletter

Get twice-monthly updates on Criaterra and over 339 other ventures working to solve the world's toughest problems.

Read our Privacy Policy.