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Matter secures £150k investment from British Design Fund

Bristol-based technology start-up Matter , has secured a £150,000 investment from British Design Fund, as it looks to scale-up its innovative solutions for the capture, harvest and recycling of microplastics.

Matter was founded in 2017 by Adam Root, a former Dyson engineer and keen scuba diver. After discovering the size of the microplastics problem, Adam set about using his skills...

Plastics in the ocean

Bristol-based Matter receives global funding to help confront microplastic pollution

Bristol-based CleanTech company Matter is one of 19 companies to have secured funding from Elemental Excelerator, a global nonprofit that invests in climate tech deployment.

Matter, founded by current CEO Adam Root in 2019, provides technology solutions for capturing, harvesting and recycling microplastics. First set up in UWE Bristol’s FutureSpace, they produce technology that has...