urban climate technologies
Epiclay develops living green walls for outdoor facades and indoor areas.
Our vision is to make cities more livable by enabling you to green your space. Because one green module can change you, fully greened walls can change the world.
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the fight for a healthier city life
Air pollution and urban heat islands are a major cause of stress, discomfort, and numerous diseases. This leads to permanent damage to your physical health and reduced mental well-being.
The urge to fight these issues is becoming more and more pressing every year, and decision-makers around the globe are in the race to try to find the perfect solution. For this reason, six highly ambitious entrepreneurs have decided to come together and create a modular green wall solution that can be easily implemented on existing and new walls with minimal maintenance needs.
epiclay for you and your city
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the more green modules, the greater the impact
bring nature back to
Epiclay green walls can be installed on both existing and new buildings, as well as other public spaces. The green modules can absorb 114.6 kg CO2 per square meter. Imagine what a fully greened building can achieve.
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Wherever you install the green wall modules, you feel the impact. From stress release to productivity increase to providing a unique experience for you and your guests or customers. Epiclay’s green walls and room dividers transform you and your place.
ready to make an impact?
You have a project in mind and think that Epiclay's green wall solution is ideal for it? Get in touch with us and let us work together on bringing nature back to your city.
greening cities with an ambitious team of experts
We are a transdisciplinary team of biologists, architects, and business developers with one aligned mission: Bringing nature back to your city to reduce air pollution and urban heat islands.
“I truly believe that sustainable and social innovations have the possibility to prevent a global climate crisis – with my work at Epiclay I want to contribute to driving this change.”
Chris has substantial experience in tax advisory (i.a. Deloitte), as well as corporate innovation management (i.a. Daimler AG). He is also the founder of the social project “Impact Vouchers” and co-initiator of “Zusammen-Leiwand.at”.
“I love living in Vienna, and I have always been deeply fascinated by the historic and cultural impact of cities. But what is often lacking is the vibrancy and benefits of green spaces – which is what I want to change through Epiclay.”
Melanie has been working in the sphere of logistics and personal sales in an art gallery for numerous years. This allowed her to gain valuable insights into supply chains and the sales of high-priced goods. Additionally, she studies Socio-Ecological Economics and Policy.
Head of Marketing
“I have always been passionate about innovations that make a valuable impact. Through Epiclay, I want to inspire people to partake in combating climate change.”
Camille studied marketing communication and innovation. Professionally, she focuses on digital marketing and innovation management. Furthermore, she is passionate about content creation and is a skilled photographer. Besides Epiclay, she also runs her own marketing agency.
Head of Biotechnology
“We are increasingly experiencing the impact of climate change and pollution on health and the overall weather. I joined Epiclay to decrease these impacts and to help save the world.”
Mary-Eve has an engineering degree with a specialization in agriculture. She has thorough experience in sustainable agriculture, the development of green city solutions, and environmental sciences.
Head of Architecture
“As an architect and designer for Epiclay, I am interested in combining our modern fabrication tools and computational design possibilities with traditional ceramic practices to make Epiclay work with nature rather than making nature work for us.”
Mauricio is an architecture student from the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia. He has vast experience in graphic design, architecture model construction, and fabrication.
Head of Design
“In the age of rapid urbanization, it is very difficult to live close to nature. Through Epiclay, I want to reduce that gap between nature and humans by providing innovative solutions that will suit the urban growth they live in.”
Sumit has been working in architecture and design for plenty of years and now holds a Master’s degree in Advanced Architecture from the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia. His expertise lies mainly in urban planning and climate responsive design.
our success stories
"The startup won because it solves many challenges in the urban environment. They have mastered to rethink the use of materials."
The annual CEMS Startup Challenge is a pitching event in which only selected CEMS students and alumni teams have the opportunity to pitch in front of a panel of corporate partners, VCs and founders.
Global Grad Show, an initiative by the Art Dubai Group, is a program for graduates in universities across the world whose research tackles social and environmental issues. It is the world’s most diverse initiative of its kind in terms of reach, participating disciplines and program.
"Epiclay was chosen as the best project group and was given the opportunity to spend one month in the Bloxhub Accelerator Programme in Copenhagen. With the assistance of City Facilitators, GreenTech Challenge and BUILDs business experts, Epiclay received tailored and exclusive training, mentoring, and networking; pitch advice; had meetings with municipalities, architect studios, investors; among other activities, that helped them launch to the market their amazing green wall system."
"The main asset which they base their operations on is their international and transdisciplinary team of biologists (France), architects and designers (Spain, Mexico), as well as business developers (Austria). They are driven by their strongly aligned vision to bring nature back to the cities and make living green walls accessible to everyone."
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