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Ichthion wins competition
Plastics innovation: towards zero waste of Innovate UK

October 2018

Ichthion has been awarded a grant from Innovate UK, the British Government’s funding agency for science and research, as part of the competition “Plastics innovation: towards zero waste” for their cutting edge integrated energy and pollution extraction systems.

The award is worth a total £600,000, of which £120,000 will go towards funding research at Ichthion’s academic partner institution, Imperial College London; this award will accelerate development and expedite the market launch of Ichthion’s proprietary technology. The announcement was made by the Business Secretary Greg Clark during the first Green GB Week.  

The goal of our company is to reduce by 70% in 10 years the total amount of plastics entering into the oceans.

Ichthion is now seeking £300,000 in investment, which is EIS/SEIS eligible, to cover matched funding of £150,000 required for the Innovate UK grant. To be a part of ushering in the future of marine technology, or for more information, please contact us


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Ichthion on Reuters.

New hybrid turbo-machinery system is designed to consume small plastics which are polluting the oceans. Matthew Stock reports. Link:

The Future Is Now shares information about Ichthion.

The world's oceans are filled with an estimated 5 trillion pieces of plastic. Postgraduate student Robert Edwin Rouse has developed Remora — a hybrid turbomachinery system for the reclamation, and prevention of ocean debris. Link:

The Weather Network writes about ocean plastic pollution and Ichthion.

Ichthion, is billed as a hybrid turbo-machinery system for the reclamation and prevention of ocean plastics, providing marine energy and propulsion, while removing micro plastics from the water. Link:

The Washington Post presents information about Ichthion in Health and Science.

New device removes plastics from polluted ocean
A device called Remora filters and removes small plastics from the ocean. It catches plastic similar to the way a basking shark feeds. Link:

Ichthion reaches Vietnman.

VnExpress, a Vietnamese online newspape which has the highest ranking among other e-newspapers in Vietnam published information about Ichthion in New Technology Link:

Yahoo News spreads the word.

New hybrid turbo-machinery system is designed to consume small plastics which are polluting the oceans. Link: