In the News
Over the years, Tecniq's Managing Director, Rob Falken has been honored to have his work featured in some of today’s most notable publications. Thanks for following along on the journey.
“TheSE SUSTAINABLE SNEAKERS ARE MADE USING ALGAE”
by BRIGIT KATZ, SMITHSONIAN.COM
"The new product is the brainchild of Vivobarefoot, which manufactures ultra-thin shoes, and Bloom, a company that uses algae to make ﬂexible foams. The algae-based foams are sturdy but light-weight, making them a 'naturally perfect material,' for performance footwear."
Read more at SmithsonianMag.com
"Partnership Mounts a More Sustainable Attack on Algae" BY SARAH DE CRESCENZO, SAN DIEGO BUSINESS JOURNAL
"Solana Beach-based materials development company BLOOM Holdings LLC has partnered with AECOM, one of the world's largest engineering firms, on a new way of managing harmful algae blooms in lakes, reservoirs and river systems."
Read more here
SURFTECH AND BLOOM FORGE A PATH TO SUSTAINABLE PADDLE BOARDS
BY SARAH DE CRESCENZO, NBC7 SAN DIEGO
"One paddle board with BLOOM foam will return 176 gallons of clean, filtered water to the habitat from which the algae was harvested and keeps the equivalent of about 123 12-inch birthday balloons full of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere..."
Read more at nbcsandiego.com