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Made of Air

Transforming low value wood waste into high value, carbon negative thermoplastics

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Allison Dring

CEO at Made of Air

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Employees 21–50
Headquarters Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Made of Air (MOA) is a carbon-negative materials company capitalizing on the power of trees, the original carbon capture technology. Trees convert atmospheric CO2 into carbon stored in their trunks, but at the end of a tree’s life, the stored CO2 gets re-released into the atmosphere through decomposition or burning. Pyrolysis ensures that the CO2 stored by these trees is permanently and stably locked in by creating biochar from wood waste (a negative emissions process). Made of Air's technology functionalizes biochar into a carbon negative additive for polymers, permanently storing and suspending CO2 in industrial material pools, meeting surging demand for high-performing, sustainable materials in a vast array of building, consumer, and infrastructure product applications. MOA's biogenic carbon fillers radically decarbonize supply chains and convert products into carbon sinks.   

Notable Achievements

  • Raised €5m in Seed Funding. Investors include TD Veen, EQT Group and Tuesday Capital.
  • Company's material is being used in a range of applications for Audi, H&M Group and BMW.
  • For every ton of material that MOA makes, roughly 3 tons of CO2 are taken out of the air.

Currently Operating in Two Regions

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