RiKarbon Featured

Rikarbon is featured in a UDaily article celebrating the Small Business Development Center’s recent national recognition with the 2020 SBA Tibitts Award. Click here to read the whole article.

RiKarbon Receives DOE SBIR Phase I Funding to Expand Sustainable Technologies

While the Covid-19 pandemic almost paused the world and caused significant operational disturbances to many entities, employees at RiKarbon Inc, a fast growing startup in Delaware, continued to worked diligently, albeit following all mandated safety protocols, to advance its technology and renewable oils offerings focusing on cosmetic emollients and lubricant base oils.  The company has made progress in advancing […]

Rikarbon Introduces Silicon-Free Emollients

Article by Happi | View Full Article RiKarbon Inc, a Delaware company, is producing sustainable and silicon-free emollients from waste biomass carbon using its proprietary technology. The sensory profile, formulation performance and toxicity profile of the company’s first version of product, RKBA22-SFD, was evaluated by experienced sensory panels, cosmetics manufacturers and regulatory service entity, who concluded […]

Founder of growing startup RiKarbon discusses his plans

Article by Delaware Sustainable Chemistry Alliance | View Full Article DESCA TechConnect graduate, Basudeb Saha of growing startup RiKarbon, discusses his plans going forward…. DESCA: Tell us a little about your background and your research. Basudeb: I was born and brought up in a business family in India. After finishing my Ph.D. in chemistry from a […]

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Congratulations to Growing Startup on DOE Award

Article by Delaware Sustainable Chemistry Alliance | View Full Article RiKarbon is a growing startup that we are expecting great things from here in Delaware.  Founded by Dr. Basu Saha and originating from his research at the University of Delaware, this cutting-edge startup was recently awarded a $1.049 million SBIR Phase II grant from the […]

From Lotion to Ocean Liner

Article by Karen B. Roberts | Illustration by Jeffrey Chase | Photos courtesy of Horn Entrepreneurship Staff Applications abound for UD startup’s renewable oil More than 20 million people board cruise ships each year to enjoy a little rest and relaxation. The lucky travelers liberally apply sunscreen before sunning themselves on deck, while the ship’s […]

Successful Startups Focusing on Sustainability

Article by Dylan Gerstley | Originally published by Horn Entrepreneurship | View Full Article Apparel from recycled jeans, lubricants from renewable carbon and housing for the homeless from straw bales are among the sustainable and eco-friendly products being developed by University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship ventures. Companies like AndAgain, RiKarbon and Y Innovations speak to the commitment of […]

Hen Hatch competition presents semifinalists

Article by Alex Vuocolo | Originally published in Delaware Business Times | View Full Article The University of Delaware’s startup funding competition, Hen Hatch, yesterday announced 12 semifinalists from its student track and 10 from its alumni, faculty and staff track. This mix of new apps, tools and storefronts beat out more than 70 applications […]