Gallery Biosorb 1
Gallery Biosorb 1
October 2019
Headquarters 76190 Bois-Himont, France

Biosorb - A bio-based filter for the cleanup of water containing heavy metals and phytosanitary pollutants

Biosorb filters water not requiring the use of dangerous chemical products and generate economical and operational values to the customer.

Trees are protecting themselves by storing the heavy metals in their bark and by biomimicry, Biosorb use these natural properties producing a water filter made out of flax and wood bark. The fineness of flax fiber drains the water to the bark granules in an efficient way, pollutants are then caught by the bark and the water gets out cleaned. Compared to the current technologies (ion exchange resins), Biosorb is a cheap, efficient, and 100% biobased solution.

Key features

  • Replaces petrochemicals resins that are non renewable ressources
  • Save the use and the transformation of 120 kt of petrol
  • Filtration media is 100% biobased


  • The cost will be at a level of 2-5€/m3 when a ion exchange resin technology costs between 7-15€/m3

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Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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