ZaaK Technologies GmbH (ZaaK) is an innovation and technology development start-up company focusing on recycling industrial wastes into high value products. Using patented clean technologies, ZaaK intends to revolutionise building and construction industry with state-of-the-art technologies and high quality products produced from fly ash, a waste by-product from coal-fired power plants.
ZaaK’s core technologies manage, treat and exploit industrial wastes to deliver commercial and sustainable solutions in an environment-friendly manner.
ZaaK has developed a unique technology transforming fly ash out of coal-fired stations into well defined, High Quality Lightweight Engineered Sand or Smart Sand (or ZaaK™Sand) with positive effects in energy efficiency of buildings and smart cities.
Smart Sand has won national and international awards including, Germany-Land of Ideas 2016, Innovationspreis Berlin Brandenburg 2015 and DST-Lockheed India Innovation Growth Programme 2015.
From left to right: Mr. Stephen Hoffmann (Investitionsbank Berlin), Dr. Niklaus Grünenfelder (ZaaK), Dr. Abbas Khan (ZaaK), Dr. Hans Reckers (State Secretary Berlin), Mr. Hendrik Fischer (State Secretary Brandenburg)Foto: Jasmin Schuller Photography
From left to right: Dr Paul Pfleiderer (Senior Dean, Stanford Business School), Mr. Keoki Jackson (CTO, Lockheed Martin), Dr. Harsh Vardhan (Minister of Science & Technology, Government of India), Prof. Ashutosh Sharma (Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India), Dr. Abbas Khan (ZaaK), Dr. Jyotsna Suri (President, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry), Dr Arabind Prasad (Director General, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry)
“Single step solution to both environmental and socio-economic impacts from fly ash disposal and fast depleting natural sand by recycling fly ash into eco-friendly value-added sand, an excellent alternative to normal sand”