Climeworks AG

Company founded: November 2009

Technology which is capable of capturing CO2 from ambient air.

Based on research results obtained at the Professorship of Renewable Energy Carriers at ETH Zurich, Climeworks LTD. is commercializing a highly energy efficient technology for CO2 capture from air.

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Funding Activity 07.04.2014

Series B Financing

Deal 07.01.2014

Collaboration with Audi

Funding Activity 16.07.2013

R&D project support by Bundesamt für Energie (BFE)

Milestone 12.04.2013

Climeworks demonstrates extraction of CO2 with 99.3% purity.

Milestone 20.01.2013

Climeworks commissions 1 ton CO2 per year demonstrator

Milestone 15.07.2012

Installation of the Climeworks test-bench system

Funding Activity 21.06.2012

Climeworks wins "Preis der Preisträger" by W. A. De Vigier Foundation

Funding Activity 16.03.2012

Climate-KIC proof of concept grant

Funding Activity 23.12.2011

Series A Financing

Milestone 02.11.2011

Finalist in the Virgin Earth Challenge

Milestone 06.10.2011

Incorporation of Climeworks AG

Funding Activity 01.09.2011

Support by Eurostar Eureka program (project volume EUR 2 million)

Funding Activity 22.06.2010

Projekt funding by Gebert Rüf Foundation

Funding Activity 19.05.2010

CLIMEWORKS has been granted stage 3 venture kick support

Milestone 25.11.2009

Incorporation of Climeworks GmbH

Funding Activity 11.11.2009

Climeworks has been granted stage 2 venture kick support

Funding Activity 07.07.2009

Climeworks has been granted stage 1 venture kick support

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