MeduSoil, a Lausanne-based innovator in sustainable construction materials, has successfully raised CHF 5.2M (approximately €5.51M) in a post-seed funding round. This investment will accelerate the company’s production and sales expansion within Switzerland and across Europe.
The funding round saw contributions from existing investors and marked MeduSoil’s entry into the portfolio of the Technology Fund, a Swiss government-backed initiative that supports companies contributing to a sustainable reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. The Technology Fund, serving as a crucial instrument in Switzerland’s climate strategy, provides loans to Swiss companies pioneering sustainable products.
Advancing Sustainable Construction Solutions
MeduSoil specializes in biomineral-based binder products, offering a sustainable alternative to traditional chemically synthesized or mined binders used in construction materials. The company’s solutions aim to drive the construction sector towards robust and sustainable building applications through biosynthesis, enabling clients to approach net-zero carbon emissions without compromising structural integrity.
Enhancing Built Environment Resilience
MeduSoil’s bio-stabilization solutions are applied in earthworks, special foundations, and protective measures, enhancing the resilience of the built environment against natural hazards. The company’s innovative approach to construction materials not only supports sustainability but also improves the performance and durability of infrastructure projects.
Leveraging Biomineralization for Sustainability
Founded in 2020 by a team led by Dr. Dimitrios Terzis and Prof. Lyesse Laloui, MeduSoil leverages biomineralization processes to create its groundbreaking construction materials. The company operates on the cutting edge of sustainable construction, with its products facilitating a significant reduction in carbon footprint for the real estate and construction industries.
Expanding Impact and Reach
With the new funding, MeduSoil is set to expand its impact and reach, further developing its technology and scaling up operations to meet the growing demand for sustainable construction solutions. The company’s commitment to innovation and sustainability positions it as a leader in the transition towards more environmentally friendly building practices.
This investment round not only underscores the confidence in MeduSoil’s vision and technology but also highlights the growing importance of sustainable solutions in the construction industry, paving the way for a greener, more resilient built environment.