BioMetallum

Redefining the mining industry

Pioneering Clean Tech in Metal Extraction

BioMetallum is an Argentinian startup specialized in biomining, dedicated to designing and developing solutions for the efficient extraction of lithium and other metals. Our clean tech approach involves the manipulation and modification of microorganisms with specific characteristics, enabling us to replace the use of

chemicals and polluting practices commonly found in the mining industry. By doing so, we contribute to improving extraction efficiency, preserving fresh water, and reducing environmental impact.

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We’re a start-up of idealists thinkers, projecting a sustainable future

Benefits

Simple and Climate Independent

Leveraging nature's power for simple, effective solutions not dependent on climate conditions.

Reduced Extraction Times

Streamlining the process for faster metal retrieval.

Ultra-High Metal Binding Affinity

Our specialized microorganisms, equipped with unique molecules, selectively attract specific metal ions, ensuring a very high first-pass recovery rate.

100% Sustainable

By utilizing microorganisms at the core of our technology, we achieve zero contamination, upholding complete sustainability.

Sustainability

BioMetallum Startup Goal 6 of UN Sustainable Development Goals - Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.
BioMetallum Startup Goal 7 of UN Sustainable Development Goals - Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
BioMetallum Startup Goal 8 of UN Sustainable Development Goals - Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.
BioMetallum Startup Goal 9 of UN Sustainable Development Goals - Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.
BioMetallum Startup Goal 11 of UN Sustainable Development Goals - Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
BioMetallum Startup Goal 12 of UN Sustainable Development Goals - Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
BioMetallum Startup Goal 13 of UN Sustainable Development Goals - Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.
BioMetallum Startup Goal 14 of UN Sustainable Development Goals - Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.
BioMetallum Startup Goal 15 of UN Sustainable Development Goals - Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
BioMetallum aligns with multiple UN Sustainable Development Goals through the development of sustainable mining solutions and the encouragement of sector innovation.

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