The organsiations behind the Carbon Capture Machine span academia and industry.

The University of Aberdeen (UOA) is one of the UK’s oldest academic institutions. Founded in 1495, it continues to prosper as a leading location for research. In the most recent UK Research Exercise Framework assessment (REF 2014) internationally leading research was recognised in all academic disciplines.  Boasting an impressive history of pioneering discoveries that have changed thinking and practice across disciplines, the University provides an exceptional environment for researchers at all stages of their career to achieve excellence and test the boundaries of their research enquiries. This environment includes the Research and Innovation Department, which supports development and commercialisation with expert advice, to realise the diverse potential of their research.


Omya AG (OM) is a leading global producer of industrial minerals, mainly fillers and pigments derived from calcium carbonate and dolomite, and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals. The company's major markets are forest products (fiber-based products such as paper, board and tissue), polymers, building materials (paints, coatings, sealants, adhesives and construction materials) and life sciences (food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, environmental products and agriculture). Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya has a global presence in more than 180 locations in over 50 countries, including Canada and the US, with 8,000 employees.