INVESTORS

Some of the respected organizations who vetted us – and now believe strongly enough to partner with us.

BELIEVE
“Adding bacteria can make concrete greener … They offer ways to produce cement without releasing carbon dioxide … emits a tenth of the CO2 generated by conventional concrete-making.”
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“Bio-Concrete: SOM and Prometheus Materials are developing an algae-based construction material that absorbs carbon – forming the basis for carbon-negative buildings.”
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“Breakthrough Binder … ‘Coral reefs, shells, and even the limestone we use to produce cement today show us that nature has already figured out how to bind materials together in a strong, clever, and efficient way’ …”
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“Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Partners with Prometheus Materials to Design Zero-Carbon Building Material … New, Bio-based Alternative to Cement Could Achieve Net-Zero Emissions in the Building Sector.”
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“Follow the Algae Brick Road to Plant-Based Buildings … climate advocates are desperate for alternative materials to come to market—fast. A factory in Longmont CO may have the answer.”
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“Colorado company produces green cement that nearly eliminates carbon emissions using microalgae and sand … Prometheus Materials in Longmont licenses the technology from CU Boulder.”
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“Startup with roots at CU channeling microorganisms to make ‘green’ cement … Prometheus Materials secures funding to pursue biologically-based building materials to help cut greenhouse-gas emissions.”
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“Prometheus Materials uses algae-based cement to make masonry blocks … Burnett said that the biocomposite masonry will match and exceed the capabilities of portland cement-based concrete.”
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“Prometheus ‘Bio-cement’ Touted as Portland Cement Sub … Biological binding agent is called nearly carbon free … an affordable, strong and durable near-zero-carbon alternative …”
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“Prometheus Materials Raises $8 Million To Decarbonize the Building Materials Industry, in Series A Funding Round Led by Sofinnova Partners”
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“How Living Materials Could Shape the Future of Architecture … What if buildings absorbed carbon like trees? This future may not be far away.”
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“The data center of the future is made of algae bricks and runs on hydrogen fuel cells … Inside Microsoft’s efforts to build a low-impact data center (because it’s building almost 100 a year).”
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“Bricks Alive! Scientists Create Living Concrete … ‘A Frankenstein material’ is teeming with – and ultimately made by – photosynthetic microbes. And it can reproduce.”
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“Self-growing bricks, self-healing building materials from bacteria may be the future of construction industry … We harnessed the exponential growth of bacteria to grow many bricks at once.”
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“Using Biomaterials to Shrink the Building Industry’s Carbon Footprint … A Q&A with Dr. Wil Srubar of the University of Colorado Boulder.”
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“Construction Causes Major Pollution. Here’s How We Can Build Better … Making it more sustainable is critical to protecting our health and the climate.”
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“Building materials come alive with help from bacteria … University of Colorado Boulder researchers have developed a new approach to designing more sustainable buildings …”
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“Scientists Design Bacteria-Based Living Concrete … Its designers hope that it could help with construction in deserts or even on Mars.”
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“Bacteria and sand engineered into living concrete … Researchers in Colorado are revolutionizing building materials by literally bringing them to life.”
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“Buildings grown by bacteria – new research is finding ways to turn cells into mini-factories for materials … We create useful minerals and polymers and form them into living building blocks.”
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“Biomineralization and Successive Regeneration of Engineered Living Building Materials … A new frontier for exponential material manufacturing and end-of-life reuse.”
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“Transformative Carbon-Storing Materials: Accelerating an Ecosystem … These ‘living bricks’ are a concrete-like alternative that can be grown on demand.”
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“Engineering Living Building Materials for Enhanced Bacterial Viability and Mechanical Properties …”
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Prometheus Materials Unique Decarbonized Biocomposite vs. Traditional Portland Cement

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Prometheus Materials Unique Decarbonized Biocomposite vs. Traditional Portland Cement

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carbon reduction
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CASE STUDIES

Building a wall with a concrete blocks made by Prometheus Materials.

Helping to Model a More Sustainable Future by Hand

Natural Material Meets Next-Gen Design Outside of Chicago

A person putting the finishing touches on a model building.

Laying the First Blocks of Many for Microsoft’s Data Centers