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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 on the forefront of an emerging sector in the home industry – air quality improvement. Offering the most effective solution yet for removing airborne contaminants, the company’s patented Diatomix additive for carpet cleaners, hard surface floor polish, air filters, and household cleaners not only absorbs pollutants, but also convert them into nontoxic byproducts, which is unique in the industry.


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    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 recieved his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Portland State University and prior to graduate school worked at the Buck Institute for Age Related diseases on the effects of ROS on aging.

Previous Investors

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    Sandhill Angels
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    Sierra Angels