BlueBlocks

Our next step is to secure funding to realize a circular factory to make SeaWood Materials, ultimately to see happy customers and a happy planet!

BlueBlocks develops biomaterials from seaweed. Their main product is SeaWood, a building material made from brown seaweed. This 100% natural, compostable, and chemical-free sheet material can be used as a building material and for acoustic wall panels. BlueBlocks was founded by Marjanne Cuypers, a researcher and biodesigner with a focus on designing for zero waste systems. Marjanne about participating Circular Factory: “Our next step is to secure funding to realize a circular factory to make SeaWood Materials, ultimately to see happy customers and a happy planet. The program gave us more focus in the process of realizing our plans – a mindset set to the implementation phase of the innovation and building the necessary solid foundation. Besides valuable access to knowledge and networks, doing this together with five ambitious awesome circular producers, who shared similar worldviews to make things better, was a great experience.”

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20.06.2024

Circular Factory presents six future circular captains of industry

In the transition to a circular economy, scaling up to a demo factory is not a sprint, but a marathon. All the more important to celebrate the milestones during the race. That's exactly what Thursday June 6 was all about: the participants of the second edition of the Circular Factory program celebrated a successful completion of this stage of their journey. Six diverse circular startups with a shared goal: opening a demo factory.

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25.09.2023

Outlander Materials, Hollands Wol Collectief, Cano-ela, NoPalm Ingredients, Pakt Packaging and Pectcof; the six start-ups in the second edition of Circular Factory

The second edition of Circular Factory has started with six new startups that want to be prepared for building a demo factory. All six startups have real potential to provide circular alternatives on industrial scale and this is desperately needed. The coming nine months the Circular Factory programme guides the six startups through the challenging scaling phase from pilot to demo plant.

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