Aeropowder is developing novel, multi-purpose materials from chicken feathers
As a society, we consume
a large amount of poultry and the resulting chicken feathers are a significant waste issue
for the industry. However, as a highly engineered biomaterial, Aeropowder believe
that feathers are a valuable resource rather than something to be discarded or
turned into a low grade animal feed.
Aeropowder’s aim is to harness feathers' properties to create a range of products, from insulation to structural reinforcement in biocomposites. Additionally, feather based materials are sustainable and environmentally friendly.
Aeropowder is the past winner of the Mayor of London’s Low Carbon Entrepreneur Award 2016, and is supported by the Climate-KIC programme.