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Maarten Campman Appointed as President of Manufacturing
TripleW announced today the appointment of Dr. Maarten Campman as President of Manufacturing. Dr. Campman brings with him substantial experience and achievements in the biochemical industry, including 10 years at Corbion, where he held a range of senior positions.
As President of Manufacturing, Dr. Campman will play a key role in TripleW’s transition from demonstration to commercial manufacturing activities, an area in which he brings extensive expertise. Dr. Campman will be based in Europe and will spearhead the planning and implementation of the company's manufacturing strategy and execution.
TripleW Wins 2.2M Euro Grant
TripleW has joined with awesome partners to form the WASTE2FUNC consortium, a Horizon 2020 program, to produce lactic acid (a FUNCtional ingredient) from WASTE, for consumer products.
As a member of the consortium, the company has been awarded a 2.2M Euro grant from the European Union, out of a total 6.7M Euro awarded to the group.
The grant is provided as part of the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), a public-private partnership between the EU and the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) aiming to strengthen and structure the bio-based industries sector in Europe.
The project will demonstrate the integration of the WASTE2FUNC biomass supply chain with new value chains based on the cost- and eco-efficient conversion of the waste biomass into market-ready functional molecules for home and personal care applications.
TripleW Wins in Rotterdam’s Waste Challenge
TripleW is one of the winners of the Rotterdam Unlocked Organic Waste Challenge 2021. The company will work with local partners to treat food waste streams from Rotterdam with a major positive impact on climate change.
Rotterdam is an extremely strategic location because of the large port with significant local industry and available raw materials, as well as the proximity to Westland and the circular ambitions that Rotterdam promotes. The next step for TripleW is to set up a pilot or feasibility study together with the municipality of Rotterdam.
TripleW Announces Investment from CBG
The British investor Vincent Tchenguizand his firm, CBG, have invested in TripleW as part of the SAFE agreement led by Millennium Food Tech R&D Partnership. The investment was completed with other new investors, as well as existing investors, including the Israel Gas and Oil Fund, Eddy Shalev, co-founder of the Genesis venture capital fund; and TripleW's co-CEO Tal Shapira .
Tchenguiz said, "We are pleased to join TripleW, a company engaged in the organic waste industry, which is traditionally responsible for 5% of global GHG emissions. TripleW's disruptive technology contributes significantly to the de-carbonization of the global economy."