About us

Breakthrough Technology

Disruptive Materials is a dynamic company founded in 2013 with the mission to commercialize our patented and groundbreaking material Upsalite®, a mesoporous magnesium carbonate. Today Upsalite can be found in products globally, as we continue to expand our portfolio within sports and cosmetics.

Three of the inventors behind Upsalite

It started in the labs

In December 2011 a group of researchers, Sara Frykstrand Ångström, Johan Gómez de la Torre, Prof. Albert Mihranyan (missing in picture) and Prof. Maria Strømme, at Uppsala University in Sweden succeeded in synthesizing a stable mesoporous composite materials with an extraordinary high surface area, which they named Upsalite®.

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The discovery of Upsalite®

A ground-breaking new material, Upsalite®, a mesoporous magnesium carbonate, is discovered

2011
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Patent application

The first patent application is filed in 2012.

2012
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Disruptive Materials is founded

Disruptive Materials is formed together with Mattias Karls to commercialize Upsalite. The company has 1 full-time eployee.

2013

We continue to grow

Since the start of Disruptive Materials AB in 2013, the company was voted one of the hottest new tech companies by “33 Listan” two years in a row (2014 & 2015), moved to bigger office and lab spaces in Uppsala Science Park, been elected best Nanotechnology Company of the Year in the Nordics by SwedNanoTech (2017), released award-winning partner products within both sports and cosmetics, and our joint-venture has launched multiple products. We’re now +30 employees and counting.

Pharma Background & Spin-off

In 2021 our pharma unit will become a spin-off company led by Peter Åsberg – Disruptive Pharma.
Visit their website at DisruptivePharma.com

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