Today’s entry from Greenbang’s special report on UK Clean Tech Start-up businesses is about Thermofluidics, just one of the many companies found in the report.
- Founders/CEO: Tom Smith/Christos Markides
- Founding date: February 2006
- Number of employees: 3
- Turnover: Loss-making, expected to breakeven in 2011
- Website: www.thermofluidics.com
The Greenbang Barometer
Because it is low cost to produce, the device opens up possibilities for pumping, heat pumping or compressing in applications where it’s currently not an option.
The pump could be used anywhere from big power stations to micro-electronic components. There are very few companies working on waste heat recovery and low temperature solar thermal, because it’s considered to be technically difficult and a bit ‘blue sky’. However, the potential is huge.