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A climate tech startup, inspired by shark skin to reduce drag on planes, bags $5.6 million Seed round

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A climate tech startup, inspired by shark skin to reduce drag on planes, bags $5.6 million Seed round

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A manufacturing startup taking inspiration from the streamlined design of shark skin to reduce drag on plans has raised $5.6 million in a Seed round.

The raise for MicroTau was led by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), chipping in $2 million, supported by Bill Tai and Amanda Terry of ACTAI Ventures and Bandera Capital.The...

In addition to shark skin, the propriety manufacturing process could also replicate microscopic structures from the surfaces of other animals and plants, including adhesive gecko skin, anti-reflective moth eyes, self-cleaning lotus leaves, and anti-bacterial pitcher plants.


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Author / Journalist: Simon Thomsen

Category: Startups

Topics: Cefc Funding

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Published On: 2022-06-15, 05:28:56

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Language: English

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Article Length: 348 words

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