Sharing the vision
17 October 2023
Aspiring Materials has been recognised as one of the “next generation of world changing ideas” by Breakthrough Energy, a innovation accelerator organisation founded by Bill Gates.
06 October 2023
Aspiring Materials is one of 10 global start ups to be selected to feature in a short film as part of the bigger 4 year long global XPRIZE carbon removal competition, where the grand prize winner stands to win US$50m.
26 September 2023
Motion Capital, a new NZ based venture capital firm founded by Lachlan Nixon, has led an investment of $1.5M to progress Aspiring Materials' scale-up from lab to pilot plant phase.
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Aspiring Materials in the media
23 October 2023
It’s used as cheap gravel on roads, but the unassuming rock olivine could also clean up factories and suck a greenhouse gas from the air. Stuff's Forever Project looks at how this low value rock could hold the secret to how we decarbonise heavy industries.
20 October 2023
Our CEO Mark Chadderton talks with Todd Zaner on RNZ Nights programme about why Aspiring Materials' stands apart from all other available carbon sequestration technologies.
18 October 2023
The founders of a Christchurch startup developing carbon sequestration technology have been named as fellows for Breakthrough Energy, an initiative started by Microsoft founder Bill Gates.
06 October 2023
Aspiring Materials is just one of 10 global start ups to be profiled in a short film funded by the Musk Foundation's XPRIZE accelerator platform Carbon Removal competition.
22 September 2023
The fourth annual whitepaper 'Cleantech Innovation, Collaboration, and Climate Action', by Dynamo Energy Hub and UBS, profiles Aspiring Materials' mineralisation process potential for industrial decarbonisation.
20 June 2023
Selected as just one of two New Zealand start ups to join the PepsiCo Greenhouse Accelerator program (APAC region), Aspiring Materials joins a four-month business optimisation program to accelerate their growth.
11 April 2022
Aspiring Materials is honored to to be selected by XPRIZE as one of its Carbon Removal Top 60, "a group of the most promising carbon removal teams and solutions in the competition so far."
03 April 2022
stuff.co.nz | From pseudo-volcanoes to carbon-sucking rocks. Can technology fix the climate?