About us

We are an Imperial College London spin-off company, founded and incorporated in 2023. Our experienced team is based at Imperial in South Kensington in London, and has chemical, engineering and business expertise.

Creating a sustainable future

Our management team

At Bioataraxis, our mission is to work together as a committed team to bring a positive change to the environment revolutionizing detergents for a sustainable future. We strive to bridge the gap between conventional and green surfactants by delivering innovative, sustainable solutions that help protect our planet whilst maintaining the high performance and quality standards our customers expect.

Dr Amir Al Ghatta
Dr Amir Al Ghatta

Extensive academic research experience in Green Chemistry, Sustainability and Catalysis

Amir is an EPSRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Imperial College London with Professor Jason Hallett. He has a strong background in green chemistry, sustainability, and catalysis and has published over fourteen papers since the start of his PhD in 2016. He has been highly commended with the Sir William Wakeham award from the chemical engineering department at Imperial College, London for outstanding contribution and research.

Dr Raul Aravena
Dr Raul Aravena

Raul has industry experience as a process engineer and R&D Manager, and is Co-founder and CTO of ABIO, a Chilean company supporting industrial sectors to use natural resources in their processes. He completed his PhD with Professor Jason Hallett in 2022 with a thesis on recovering biomolecules from industrial waste using protic ionic liquids.

Professor Jason P. Hallett
Jason P. Hallett

Many years experience in the field of sustainable chemistry. Co-Founder of four start-up companies in the field of sustainability.

Jason is Professor of Chemical Technology at Imperial College London, where he has been an academic since 2008. During this time he has co-founded six start-up companies in the field of sustainability. In 2022 he was awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Emerging Technologies.

Tony Martin
Tony Martin

40 years of commercial and technical experience in the surfactant industry.

Tony has 40 years of commercial and technical experience in the surfactant industry, with companies including Stepan, Huntsman and Rhodia Surface Sciences.

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If you would like to work with us or have an enquiry, contact us at info@bioatx.com. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn to keep up to date with our latest news and announcements.

Did you know?

Bioataraxis is derived from the Greek word ‘ataraxia’, meaning ’serene calmness’ or a state of complete satisfaction with life.

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