C1 Green Chemicals 

C1 develops new, climate-friendly chemical production processes. We rethink chemical reactions from the ground up, starting at the atomic level, and scale them up to production scale.

The first product to emerge from our technology platform is a groundbreaking new process for the production of green methanol. With the help of green methanol, two industries can be transformed from the linear consumption of fossil raw materials to real CO2 cycles: the carbon-based chemical industry and shipping. Together they are responsible for >5% of global CO2 emissions today.

Our patented technology taps into non-fossil carbon sources for the production of methanol. We are revolutionizing a hundred-year-old production process and opening a new chapter in the history of the German chemical industry.

“We are basically producing methanol today as we did 100 years ago. Our goal is to make the chemical industry less dependent on oil, gas and coal. In doing so, we have to become much faster. This can only succeed with strong visionary partners across technology, finance and politics.”

Christian Vollmann, CEO

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