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2023 2023 Winner | Venture Winner Science Start-ups (Falling Walls Venture)

There are currently no affordable, high thermal-performance and non-combustible building insulation materials available to insulate new tall buildings or retrofit the UKs 8m existing uninsulated solid wall properties. Plastic materials are not porous and burn, and mineral wool insulation is too inefficient as the required thickness takes up millions £ in lost floor space. Aerogels are fire-safe, breathable and high performance (thin), but too expensive due to their inefficient production.

Thermulon solves this problem with a novel chemical process to produce aerogels. The use of waste materials as precursors, a fully continuous process and excellent engineering control means Thermulon will be the first company to be able to produce aerogels at the scale needed to tackle the current insulation crisis in the built environment.

Additionally, aerogels are being used as thermal barriers in Electric Vehicle Batteries to stop fires during operation and charging.

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Events with Thermulon

Tue | Nov 07, 2023 | 11.30 AM - 01.00 PM Berlin Time

Falling Walls Venture Pitches – Session 2: Engineering of the Future

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