Skytree featured in Fast Company

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Skytree is proud to be featured in Fast Company in an in-depth article about the Direct Air Capture industry. Read our contribution below: Skytree, a Dutch startup that makes technology that is already used on the International Space Station to maintain safe levels of CO2, is currently testing ways to …

Skytree wins Top Presenting Company

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Skytree has won the Top Presenting Company award at the Tech Tour 2017 Cleantech Summit. This is an initiative of the Tech Tour and the International Venture Club (IVC), hosted by the City of Rotterdam on the 22nd and 23rd of November 2017. The event focused on showcasing the best …

Skytree at Energy Fest

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The Skytree team was happy to be present at the 2017 edition of Energy Fest. We made a good number of connections with potential corporate and academic partners! Here is a short description of the event: EnergyFest revolves around the business opportunities opened up by the energy transition: the worldwide …

Skytree featured in Sprout

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Skytree was featured in an article on the Sprout website. The article was about us reaching the top 3 of the BMW Startup Challenge. We shared the second prize with Wellsun and LeydenJar Technologies came in first. Below is a transcript of the article (in Dutch): Nederlanders winnen startupwedstrijd van …

Skytree featured in Financieel Dagblad

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Skytree was featured in an article in ‘Het Financieel Dagblad’, which is the leading financial newspaper in the Netherlands. The article looked closer at the 10 finalists of the BMW Startup Challenge and Skytree was one of them. In fact we made it all the way to a shared second …

Skytree featured in The Independent and Reuters

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Scientists are sucking carbon dioxide from the air with giant fans and preparing to release chemicals from a balloon to dim the sun’s rays as part of a climate engineering push to cool the planet. Backers say the risky, often expensive projects are urgently needed to find ways of meeting …

Skytree at Cradle to Cradle Summit in Iceland

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As a result from our participation at the Circulair Challenge in Hoofdorp earlier this year we were connected with William McDonough, author of the Cradle to Cradle book who is considered one of the leading influencers in the sustainable development sector. Our presentation impressed him so much that he invited …

New Skytree HQ

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From now on Skytree will have its offices and laboratories at the Science Park Amsterdam! We left our current start-up co-working space “Startuporgy” (TSO) at the Groenburgwal and moved to the Matrix XI building where we will be surrounded by companies such as Fokker, ACG Chemicals and Lighthouse Instruments. The …

European Patent Office makes video about Skytree

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The European Patent Office (EPO) approached Skytree to make a video about our company and patent process. In this video Max Beaumont, our CEO, explains his plan to use a sorbent material designed for a space station to capture CO2 directly from the atmosphere. The material can release it, as a clean, …

A New Frontier for Start-Ups

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An in-depth article on Skytree (formerly Giaura) in the November 2014 edition of the Renewable Matter magazine. Below you can read a transcript of the entire article. A New Frontier for Start-Ups by Carlo Pesso As the business of renewable matter expands across material streams, Giaura – an European Space …