Pune: Pi Green Innovations Pvt Ltd, one of the emerging cleantech start-ups has been granted the India patent for its filterless technology, Carbon Cutter. The patented Pi Green Carbon Cutter Technology is used to manufacture retrofit devices for diesel generators and heavy vehicles. Pi Green Innovations filed for its India patent in 2017. The company develops technology-driven solutions to reduce particulate matter emissions (PM 2.5/PM 10) at the source and from ambient air. The company already holds patents for Carbon Cutter in the USA, China, UK, European Union & Singapore. The patents will enable Pi Green Innovations to present opportunities for businesses to adopt technology that will help address emissions at the source and contribute toward a sustainable future.
Pi Green Carbon Cutter, is a fully automatic, filterless solution that can be installed on diesel generators, heavy vehicles and industrial boilers to capture over 70% particulate matter. The company has several customers across key sectors like Auto, Hospitality, FMCG, Ports, SEZs, Heavy Engineering and Manufacturing etc. Pi Green’s Carbon Cutter solution has also been recognized as one of the best technologies for air purification globally at Smogathon 2018, a global summit conducted in Poland.
Commenting on this, Mr. Irfan Pathan, Co-Founder & CEO at Pi Green Innovations said, “We are delighted to receive this recognition for Pi Green’s Carbon Cutter technology. This is an encouraging validation for the entire team on how innovative and meaningful initiatives can lead to significant transformation. We aim to make clean air accessible to all and with India patent we are a step closer to our mission.”
Mr. Rizwan Shaikh, Co-Founder & Chief Invention Officer at Pi Green Innovations said, “Since early college days, I had a dream of making India proud on a global platform through innovation, Pi Green’s Carbon Cutter is a mix of some very basic scientific concepts with path-breaking innovation in the field of environment. It was satisfying to be granted patents across the Europe Union, USA, Singapore, China and UK, but being granted the patents in India is a dream come true. Going forward, my team and I will continue to contribute towards cleaning the air in India and make it a better place to breathe.”
The company was founded in 2017 as a five-member team operating out of a 150-sq-ft workshop and has since grown into an established Cleantech start-up with a team of over 100 operating from a 50,000-sq-ft. manufacturing facility in Pune. This is a company that is working to reduce pollution at source at the grassroot level.