Words from the winner of AIT 2018 Swiss Camp and Climate-Kick Grant

Hear from Ajay Patil…

"The AIT India Camp 2017 for me was an ideal beginning of my entrepreneurial journey. It was all about motivated individuals and their great ideas and efforts, committed organizers and their great coaching and hospitality, qualified network and their lots of perspectives and insights, and many friends and lots of memories for lifetime!"
Dr. Ajay Bhagwan Patil
Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) / Rare Earth Metals REcycling TEchnology (REMRETEch)


About the research…

Project REMRETEch deals with recycling technology for strategically and technologically important rare earth elements from magnet e-wastes. REMRETEch’s patentable process developed at Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), Switzerland ensures business opportunities with eco-friendly methods in relevant waste management, hydrometallurgical field and supports urban mining.

“Ajay’s startup idea on recycling of rare earth metals from urban e-waste achieved further maturity to be a venture soon; he has filed a European patent and was the winner of AIT 2018 Swiss camp and Climate-Kick grant. AIT helped him to build a foundation to grow from a scientific idea to a successful entrepreneur. He is confident to use AIT credentials to compete for even larger grants and funds to make his idea reality for socioeconomic impact and sustainability.”