SCALE

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Gallery SCALE 1
June 2020
By SCALE
Headquarters 64100 Bayonne, France
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SCALE - Aims to create new material solutions through mindful use of sea waste resources.

People, corporates, states, at each level, everyone is facing the necessity of a change of paradigm toward our use and production of materials.

SCALE has been created to come up with a new generation of materials. Materials that would be : 1. biodegradable; so they would not linger on our shores or in the ocean, 2. bio-sourced; because we cannot afford to use finite resources any more, 3. non deleterious; so they do not threaten natural ecosystems. Scalite, the first material developed by SCALE, is entirely made from fish scales, a by-product of the fishing industry abundant, renewable and scarcely valued. Scales deposit is estimated to represent 25 K Tons for sardine and salmon, each year in Europe. Its production process is divided in 3 main stages : i- Raw material collection in the fish canneries, ii- processing of scales into flour, iii- compression to get SCALITE sheets.

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Key features

  • An estimated 195 kg CO2 is issued from 1 ton of SCALITE produced
  • Only renewable resources are used
  • No chemical additive

Profitability

  • Fisheries don't pay to recycle their scales waste anymore, but they make money with their waste

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Company Profile

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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Europe

France,

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