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Mycotaff

A renewable bio-based material that enables efficient, cost-effective production of high-quality insulation, packaging, dry-wall, and other building materials

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Project "Mycotaff" data sheet

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Coordinator
MYCOTECH UK LTD 

Organization address
address: UNIT 6 QUEENS YARD WHITE POST LANE
city: LONDON
postcode: E9 5EN
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 Coordinator Country United Kingdom [UK]
 Project website http://www.mycote.ch
 Total cost 71˙429 €
 EC max contribution 50˙000 € (70%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.3. (PRIORITY 'Societal challenges)
2. H2020-EU.2.3. (INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP - Innovation In SMEs)
3. H2020-EU.2.1. (INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP - Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies)
 Code Call H2020-SMEInst-2018-2020-1
 Funding Scheme SME-1
 Starting year 2018
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2018-06-01   to  2018-09-30

 Partnership

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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    MYCOTECH UK LTD UK (LONDON) coordinator 50˙000.00

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 Project objective

Mycotaff is an advanced bio-material designed using mushroom mycelia as a non-toxic binder agent that enables the production of affordable, environmentally friendly and recyclable building materials, for a wide range of applications, from agricultural waste. Mycotaff materials have a low embodied energy and can be manufactured for a cost ~80% cheaper than those made from traditionally used materials such as gypsum board or clay brick. It is ten times more lightweight than these materials and has better production efficiency, allowing for faster construction. Mycotaff is a toxin-free green technology that complies with all imposed EU regulations, is fully biodegradable, and is produced with abundantly available agricultural waste. Its production produces 90% less carbon emissions compared to typically used materials. It is easily customizable for its range of applications, Class A fireproof, and has a low U value of 0.16 W/mK making it an ideal material for insulation, packaging and other building applications.

The SME Instrument project aligns itself perfectly with the innovation strategy and mission of Mycotech: to commercialise an affordable, sustainable, and durable biomaterial. Mycotech’s products for building materials (panelling and insulation) will be the technology’s initial test-bed. The results of the project will allow the company to move forward also with the other future applications (packaging, pallets, prefabrication walls etc.).

We have developed strategic partnerships with several leading research institutions and companies involved in big impact projects in the field of bio-based construction. Mycotech’s ambition is to disrupt the building materials market by producing sustainable products with high quality and design that has previously been impossible.

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