Radma Carbon AB


Innovation is in our blood

From the very beginning we have been looking for new and novel ways of addressing challenges, driven by the quest to improve water quality in our world! Our technology originates from the innovative research work performed by scientists at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and Stockholm University in Sweden. We now embrace the move towards realization of this exciting new and sustainable technology with the same drive and passion!

Behind the name there is a story

Our history 

  • 2014Innovation company, Biokol was a partner in Vinnova program EXSELENT Center on Porous Materials at Stockholm university (SU). Within the program Biokol and SU developed hydrothermally carbonized biomass separation and adsorption applications. Specifically magnetic activated carbon material (MAC) was developed from ubiquitous and low-cost biomass. The process and product was jointly patented by Biokol and SU (WO2014/027953 A1). Biokol signed an agreement with SU Holding acquiring the patents rights in the subsequential year. The material has good effect in a wide range of applications such as extraction of leached minerals like goldcyanid, heterogenous catalysis and controlled delivery.

  • 2019 – Dr. Radwa Ashour joined Biokol AB as Scientific Project Manager for a Sweco pilot project to remove pharmaceuticals from treated wastewater in Borlänge WWTP, since then she has driven several projects followed suit together with industrial partners with the focus on remediation of micropollutants in leached water from landfills, surface water and groundwater. She developed and supervised the synthesis protocol for several MAC products to meet the customers needs.

  • 2020 – Magnetic Carbon Technology (MCT), a continous process for up-take of micropollutants and re-circulation of MAC suitable for small, medium and large flow-rates was developed and patented.

  • 2021 – Technology is ready for commercial scale-up!  Radma Carbon AB was formed combining the scientific base with competencies around process industry, commercialization and financing. In parallel financing was secured through a few angel investors interested in sustainable investments.

Malte Liliestråle and Radwa Ashour