Econic Named on the 2024 Global Cleantech 100

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Macclesfield, England, UK — January 11, 2024 — Econic Technologies, a deep tech company focused on renewable carbon, has been named on Cleantech Group’s Global Cleantech 100. This annual list, now in its 15th year, serves as a definitive guide to the top companies making significant contributions to sustainable innovation.

The Global Cleantech 100 is a comprehensive showcase of the most promising private companies in the cleantech ecosystem. The report includes innovators with outstanding technologies, original business models, and bold plans that enable society to act on the climate crisis and address increasingly urgent environmental issues. The companies included represent a wide range of industries such as agriculture and food, energy and power, materials and chemicals, resources and environment, and transportation and logistics.

“These innovative companies are driving positive change and are at the forefront of enabling the global transition to a more sustainable future,” said Richard Youngman, CEO, Cleantech Group. “The Global Cleantech 100 is a recognition of the market’s positive view on their progress to date and their potential impact in building a cleaner, decarbonized world.”

Econic transforms CO2 into high-performance products made from renewable carbon through a patented process based on a unique catalyst. The process turns carbon emissions into ingredients that replace oil-based materials in everyday products used in cars, clothes, construction materials, mattresses, and more. Econic licenses its technology to polyols and surfactants manufacturers that supply some of the world’s most iconic consumer brands.

“As pioneers in catalyst technology for renewable carbon, we are proud to be part of the global movement to develop a circular economy and limit climate change. This continued recognition by Cleantech Group underscores our commitment to practical solutions that meet the demands of today’s industries and pave the way for a sustainable future,” said Econic CEO Keith Wiggins.

Download the Global Cleantech 100 complimentary report where Cleantech Group shares further insights and perspectives on the state of global cleantech innovation. Companies featured in the report will be recognized at the upcoming Cleantech Forum North America on January 22-24 in San Diego, CA.

About Econic Technologies:

Econic Technologies is a UK-based, deep tech company focused on catalyst technology for renewable carbon. It licenses and sells innovative catalyst and processes technology for the manufacture of CO2 containing polymers used in essential everyday products. The use of CO2 sustainably displaces conventional oil-based feedstocks and complements bio-based raw materials, to create more cost- effective, higher performing, end products. Econic was founded in 2011 by Prof. Charlotte Williams, at Imperial College London. Building on her vision of technology that uses CO2 as a raw material in the manufacture of enhanced polymers systems, the company is ready to meet consumer and societal drive to net zero and fit with the existing supply chain. The recipient of many nominations and awards, the company was most recently named as winner in the Sustainability sector of ‘Future22’ by Tech
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The company operates globally from Alderley Park, near Manchester, UK and its state-of-the-art customer demonstration facility in Runcorn, UK.

About Cleantech Group:

Cleantech® Group is the leading authority on global cleantech innovation. Since 2002, our research has helped corporates, public sector, investors, and others, identify, assess, and engage with the innovative solutions and opportunities that are related to the world’s massive, and growing, environmental and climate challenges.​ Our insights and expertise are delivered to clients all over the world through our Research, Consulting, and Events.

2024 Global CleanTech 100

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