Precient employs the MBfR to capture critical minerals and materials (CMM) -- including Rare Earth Elements, copper, nickel, Platinum Group Metals, gold, silver, selenium, and uranium -- and remove regulated pollutants – including arsenic, chlorinated compounds, and nitrate -- that are present in water streams at mines, refineries, and recyclers.
Primary Application Area: Energy, Efficiency, Environmental
Technology Development Status: Prototype
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 3
Vetted Programs/Awards: Venture Devils $5,000
I-Corps Program $2,000
NSF STTR $256,000
Development achievements of the MBfR are well documented, including over 100 peer reviewed scientific publications (with over 10 publications specifically focused on CMM recovery), 11 awarded patents, and 5 pending patent applications.
Organization Type: Early-stage Startup (Seed)
Showcase Booth: 428M
Market Keywords: Mining, Metals Recycling, Ore Processing