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Re-creating construction through fully circular and sustainable materials

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Adital Ela

Founder and CEO at Criaterra

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Employees 6–20
Headquarters Holon, Center District, Israel
CRIATERRA’s BioGeo Agglomerated Stone is an alternative building material that can effectively replace precast products including masonry blocks, exterior cladding and the interior surfaces while improving functional properties. Our process upcycles up to 70% of the raw materials, cuts energy usage in manufacturing by 90%, and maintains 100% recyclability and biodegradability. Criaterra masonry blocks are designed to be 6x more insulative than concrete blocks. This presents a unique opportunity for green building products which reduce the buildings’ embodied CO2 emissions and energy consumption. CRIATERRA’s products are priced for affordability, with no green premium.

Notable Achievements

  • Criaterra's patent for circular low carbon precast building products was granted in the US, Europe and additional IP has been developed.
  • Criaterra's technological platform for the BioGeo Agglomerated Stone Technology is the foundation for CRIATERRA’s Masonry Block (TRL5).
  • Criaterra was awarded $2.4M in highly selective non-dilutive grant funding, from Horizon 2020 and from the Israel Innovation Authority.

Currently Operating in Four Regions

Press Mentions

April 4, 2023

Building materials are getting a sustainable makeover

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August 2, 2023

Criaterra founder on producing building materials more sustainably

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