EcoWorth Tech is a waste-to-worth solutions partner specialised in transforming waste materials into reusable products while delivering social and environmental benefits.

A Singaporean startup, we commercialise an innovative, sustainable technology called ‘Carbon Fibre Aerogel’, developed at Nanyang Technological University to treat wastewater. 


"Global Top12 Slingshot Startup & Sustainability Sector Winner"

Singapore Week of Innovation, 2019

"Winner L’Oreal Innovation Runway"

L’Oréal Research & Innovation Startup Challenge, 2019

"Winner CHINA-ASEAN SmartCity Innovation Challenge"

SmartCity Innovation Challenge, 2019

"Innovative Water Treatment Startup"

CNN International, 2019

"Regional runner-up"

Asia Hardware Battle, 2018

"Top10 Startup"

Hello Tomorrow Singapore, 2019

"World Communication Day Grand Prize Winner"

Leave a Nest Tokyo, 2018

EcoWorth Tech Pte. Ltd. is a NTU spin-off company commercializing the Carbon Fibre Aerogel technology focusing on worth-creating applications in food waste, Oil & Gas and other CleanTech & Ecological responsible programs.



 Dr. BERT GROBBEN  is a seasoned executive with a 15 year MNC track record (Procter & Gamble, Avery Dennison). Expert in consumer/customer insight, product and pipeline development, innovation strategy (Open Innovation and internal), continuous improvement processes, and portfolio expansion. Wide experience across FMCG and consumer electronics businesses, and fluent in leading across regions and cultures. Recently Bert took a Resident Entrepreneur position at NTU.


 Mr. ANDRE STOLZ  has 19 years experience in Innovation Portfolio Management, Product Supply and Engineering. He’s an expert in innovation leadership, supply chain, manufacturing processes and product program leadership, and brings an extensive understanding of FMCG businesses from Braun/Oral-B and Procter & Gamble. He also brings significant experience in managing multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural diverse teams, specifically in Asia. He has been embedded in the Singapore Innovation ecosystem since 2008, and worked in Asia since 2005.


 Mr. TIMOTHY YEO  graduated with his B.Eng from the University of Western Australia in 2012. His main interests as an engineer lie within sustainable development of the water treatment industry, and previously worked in an environmental start-up, commercializing a novel water treatment technology. Having succeeded in bringing that technology from the lab to the pilot scale, he will now utilize his knowledge and technical experiences in water processes to bring value to the EcoWorth Tech team


Mr. LIN SIYU  is a B.Eng (Hons) graduate from Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT). He brings experience in wastewater treatment technologies and previously worked on a design project for a 30MGD RO desalination plant as well as conducted studies on the application of a novel desalination technology during his academic years. With his technical knowledge and analytical ability, he works with clients to translate their water treatment problems into technical CFA solutions.


 Dr. SHUCHI AGARWAL is a chemical and nanotechnology expert with 12+ years of research and development experience in industry & academia in Singapore. She has led several projects in National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang technological University (NTU) and local polytechnics. Her most recent work at EWTCOI under Ngee Ann Polytechnic was based on development of nanofiber membranes for water treatment as well as development of activated carbon-based electrodes for desalination of water using electrochemical methods. 


 Mr. JASON HIGHBERGER  brings +15 years of diverse experience and innovative thinking across several industries and functional categories. As an experienced executive, and successful entrepreneur in energy-related sectors, Jason brings strategic and commercial insight into cleantech, oil & gas (upstream, midstream and downstream) along with some of the largest power generation producers and utilities in the U.S. and globally.  Furthermore, he has held senior level positions and board roles across food services, retail and technology industries

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