Pioneers in
carbon solutions

Join us on our quest to create a reliable, cleaner, greener future

Who is Skytree?

At Skytree, we’re on a mission to revolutionize the way businesses approach carbon dioxide solutions.

A solution rooted in sustainability

Skytree’s foundation is built from applied research, with an origin rooted in the stars.


Catch-all carbon capture

Skytree’s modular DAC technology has a broad range of applications. From future-proofing agriculture through controlled environments and vertical farms, to sequestering CO2 for industrial use.


Tech meets tenacity

Our technology is built on a foundation of more than a decade of applied research, and we continue to push the boundaries of what’s possible by combining cutting-edge technology with world-class expertise.

Join us in our mission for a cleaner, sustainable future for all.


Skytree’s global embrace

Skytree is a diverse and inclusive community. We believe in investing in people, the planet, and the communities around us.

Our values


Our high standards define us as we strive for excellence, helped by our focus on sustainability across people, planet, and profits. We treasure every customer interaction as a moment to listen, learn, and better ourselves. By focusing on efficiency, process optimization, and quality recruitment, we continue to move forward with purpose.

& Impact

Driven by our commitment to combating climate change, we create impactful, scalable carbon capture solutions, lighting the way for a more eco-friendly industry.

By weaving our financial success with our climate impact, we ignite global consciousness and passionately champion a greener future.

& Inclusion

Through open communication and purposeful transparency throughout our culture, we hold integrity close to our hearts. Our collaborative work environment celebrates inclusivity, diverse perspectives, and idea sharing. With empathy, fairness, and respect as our North Star, we cultivate personal and professional growth, empowering our team members to thrive in their roles and beyond.

Championing a future of equity, diversity, and inclusion

At Skytree, we’re dedicated to fostering an equitable culture where diversity thrives. And this commitment is reflected in our workforce -representing 20+ different nationalities, an age range spanning from 22 to 64, with a focus on leveling the playing field for all genders. 

At Skytree, together we are stronger!

Meet the Skytree management team

Rob Van Straten
Estee Chaikin
Chief Marketing Officer
Floris De Bruijn
Wojciech Glazek
Chief Technology Officer
Sandra Koop
Chief People Officer

Key points in our journey

Over the course of a decade, we've taken a deep dive into methodical research, pioneering carbon solution concepts and products. Our journey has led us to explore the potential of decentralized direct air capture (DDAC), reflecting our commitment to innovation and environmental sustainability.


Our ESA heritage

Skytree was born out of the groundbreaking work and research done at ESA by founder Max Beaumont. Laying the foundation for Skytree's mission in carbon capture solutions.

2018 - 2020

Press attention


Skytree gains its “Efficient Solution” Label

A revered accolade for innovators and a trusted seal of quality for governments and corporations, the "Solar Impulse Efficient Solution" Label stands alone. This esteemed recognition ensures the economic profitability of environmentally protective products and processes, serving as a testament to their efficacy, profitability, and sustainable impact.


European Commission Seal of Excellence

Skytree was awarded a European Commission Seal of Excellence – an EU quality label for excellent ideas worthy of funding.


KVK Innovation Top 100

Skytree is proudly listed in the KVK Innovation Top 100.


Plug and Play Japan: Best Startup Award

Skytree is named by Plug and Play Japan as the Best Startup in the energy tech category.


Greentech Innovation Award Winner

Skytree's Skytree Cumulus unit has been awarded the Concept Award as the most promising idea.


Seed Round Closed

Skytree raised a significant $6 million in seed funding led by Horticoop and Yield Lab Europe.


Co-funded by the European Union

In October 2023, Skytree was selected to receive European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator funding, securing a €2.5 Million non-dilutive grant. In addition, EIC’s accelerator commits to participate in the next round of funding, a Series A scheduled for Spring 2024.