Smart Separations Ltd - United Kingdom
Hugo Macedo is the founder and CEO of Smart Separations Ltd (SSL), a company established in 2013 that has developed a proprietary ceramic filter that can be tailored and functionalised to suit many different applications in the global microfiltration (MF) industry. SSL’s mission is to “improve quality of life through innovation” in the areas of health, environment and human causes. Its vision is to become the World’s leader in MF and particle-separation technology – filling the void that currently exists in the market. SSL has been funded by the H2020 SME Instrument Phase 2 for scale-up development of its technology. Having started in a kitchen in London, and through the Lean Methodology, the company today has its own premises in Guildford, UK, and has established its wholly-owned subsidiary in Portugal.