Date of investment:
April 2019

Giovanna Laudisio, Janet Scott, Davide Mattia

Our vertical:
Material Innovation


Natural biodegradable microbeads

Naturbeads a spin-out company from the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies at the University of Bath, want to replace all polluting plastic microbeads with environmentally friendly cellulose beads that will not leave negative impact on our environment.


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Naturbeads are biodegradable cellulose microparticles designed to replace plastic microbeads in multiple applications starting in personal care and cosmetics and are produced via a continuous, scalable solution.


Leveraging Nature

Once commercially available, Naturbeads will allow companies to complete the phase out of polluting and persistent polymeric microbeads from all products in the personal care sector to start.