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    We develop microfibrillated cellulose based on waste streams of root vegetables.

    At CelluComp we have discovered the exceptional opportunities offered by materials produced from non-hydrocarbon feed-stocks. Microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) is a perfect example of what we can do. With this and other ideas in mind, our vision is to create Material Change for Good.

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About CelluComp

CelluComp is a Scottish-based company located in Fife, near Edinburgh. Our team of scientists and business professionals work on the development and commercialisation of sustainable materials. Our principle activity is to develop and commercialise Curran®, a material developed from the extraction of nanocellulose fibres of root vegetables, primarily from sugar beet pulp, a by-product of the sugar industry. Curran® offers exceptional mechanical and rheological properties for numerous applications, such as paints and coatings, inks, personal care, home care, paper, food, concrete, drilling fluids, composites and other potential applications.

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Products

Although we are working on many product options for the future, our principle product is a range of materials under the name Curran®. Curran® has a unique set of features and benefits that make it a valuable option for many applications. Some key features of Curran® are that it is light, strong, can form a film, provides sheer-thinning viscosity, has good suspension properties, is stable regardless of pH. It can be used as a composite in its own right or as an additive for many water-based formulations.

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See Our Applications

The CelluComp team is working on incorporating Curran® into many different applications. We are not in a position to disclose ALL the work that is going on in our labs but we can tell you that we are actively pursuing many different opportunities for our product, Curran®. Outside our existing commercial activity in paints & coatings , we are active in personal care, home care, paper, food, concrete, drilling fluids, composites and other potential applications.

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Latest News

18/11/2019

How the Triple-A life sciences sub-sector is maturing as it pushes for growth

A year ago, the “Triple-A” sub-sector was the new kid on the life sciences block. Fast forward some 12 months and Animal Bioscience, Agritech and Aquaculture is maturing fast and firmly established as a key player as the sector strives for that £8 billion turnover target by 2025.... To read the full artical click here

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5/09/2019

Our pledge to our Armed Forces

We are pleased to confirm that CelluComp Ltd has received the bronze award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS). CelluComp Ltd recognises the value serving personnel, reservists, veterans and military families bring to our business. We will seek to uphold the principles of the Armed Forces Covenant, by:   Offering support to...

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2/05/2019

Vegetables beat graphene and carbon fibres

Every child learns that vegetables are part of a healthy diet. Who would have thought, however, that vegetable foods not only make us healthier, but...read more Click here to read the full article.

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11/03/2019

Novel engineered high performance sugar beetroot 2D nanoplateletcementitious composites

CelluComp's director's Dr David Hepworth & Dr Eric Whale were co-authors of an article published by Research Gate entitled "Novel engineered high performance sugar beetroot 2D nanoplateletcementitious composites" Click here to view the full article.

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