Clean Growth Fund and Barclays invest £4.4m in MOF Technologies


MOF Technologies has received a £4.4m funding boost from the Clean Growth Fund and Barclays’ Sustainable Impact Capital programme which will enable it to scale its carbon capture technology.

A spin-off from Queen’s University Belfast 10 years ago, MOF Tech has developed an energy efficient carbon capture solution to reduce harmful emissions from cement works, steel works, or energy-from-waste plants.

Its technology uses 80% less energy than traditional carbon dioxide (CO₂) capture technologies such as amine scrubbing. Importantly, the company can manufacture the Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) on an industrial scale in an environmentally friendly way that is affordable and scalable.

MOFs are crystalline, sponge-like materials that can store, separate, and capture targeted gases, like CO2.

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