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YES Innovation – Yepez Salmon Asociados

BIOM: Biomaterials for construction

BIOM is a thermal and acoustic insulation for construction made from rice straw in Ecuador. It combines good performance, low price and local manufacturing and avoids the traditional burning of the rice straw.

The project was selected for a grant for phase 1 in 2019 and for a second grant for phase 2 in 2021.




YES Innovation – Yepez Salmon Asociados

CESA, Central Ecuatoriana de Servicios Agrícolas

Total project budget
€ 100,000 + € 175,043
Amount grant
€ 50,000 + € 85,217
Year grant
2019 + 2021
Project status
Phase 1: Finished - Phase 2: Ongoing
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