Diatomix’s green chemistry technology improves the quality of air we breathe by continuously lowering levels of airborne chemical pollutants.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Portland, OR, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2015
  • Employees 5
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website diatomixcorp.com

Company Summary

Diatomix is a green-chemistry startup building a circular economy around air treatment. Diatomix offers an effective chemical adsorbent which can be regenerated over and over again. The company’s patented Diatomix additive for residential, commercial and industrial partners, replaces activated carbon used to remove odors and chemical pollutants from air streams. We are currently testing markets looking for our beachhead market.


  • Chief Executive Officer and Primary Investigator

    Nick Day was hired in 2017 by Diatomix as the Cheif Technology Officer. He wrote, won and manages the NSF Phase I and NSF Phase II SBIR projects. Prior to joining Diatomix, Nick worked for Puralytics, an Oregon based startup working to clean water with photochemistry. Nick received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Portland State University and prior to graduate school worked at the Buck Institute on age related diseases.


Previous Investors

  • Sandhill Angels
    Sierra Angels
  • Reference Capital
    Lectrix LLC

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