Advanced Material Future Preparedness Taskforce (AMPT), an international think tank and association on Frontier Materials is committed to facilitating and expediting Materials Deep Tech for societal impact. WD Lab Grown Diamonds (WD) is a pioneering materials science company and laboratory created diamond manufacturer based in the USA, and the first in the world to be third-party sustainability certified and to achieve 100% Climate Neutrality. WD Lab Grown Diamonds will be joining the inaugural PUZZLE X event taking place Nov 16-18 in Barcelona to drive Frontier Materials in aid of the Sustainable Development Goals set out by the United Nations by 2030.
The PUZZLE X™ initiative is a vibrant global event + a 365-day Deep Tech venture builder dedicated to enabling materials of the future to help our world today. At the leading-edge of science and technology, it is an interception point and a collision ground for science, business, venture and sustainability. WD Lab Grown Diamonds will showcase their R&D innovations at the PUZZLE X event, sharing their vision for driving meaningful societal impact and technological advancements through material science and sustainability.
Dr.Zina Jarrahi Cinker, Director General of AMPT, said: "It is great to partner with a forward-looking materials science company that is committed to sustainability. WD Lab Grown Diamonds is an excellent example for materials companies that are investing in sustainable stewardship.”
“We’re excited to be joining the AMPT team in Barcelona for this ground-breaking event,” said John Ciraldo, Chief Technology Officer of WD Lab Grown Diamonds. “At WD, we are ushering in The Diamond Age, leveraging the unique, advanced material qualities of diamond to create disruptive solutions for the good of people and planet. We look forward to building meaningful connections with the PUZZLE X community this November and beyond.”
AMPT (Advanced Material Future Preparedness Taskforce) is a global task force coming together to leverage and use advances in material science for the prevention and management of global health emergencies and meeting the innovation needs of the post pandemic world. Crossing boundaries and borders, transcending politics, territories, cultures and ideologies, organizations, nations and groups come together to share knowledge and resources for the betterment of human life. Advanced Materials are key to the next generation of tailorable, effective solutions to many societal and technological challenges. The AMPT network of scientific labs, advanced material companies, testing facilities, health organizations, and innovation consumers provides a path for fast tracking current Advanced Material solutions, offering a roadmap for the next generation of solutions and countermeasure methodologies to come.
About PUZZLE X™ Venture
Supported by the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, the Government of Catalonia and Barcelona City Council, AMPT is partnering with MWCB to create a venture ecosystem to accelerate innovative startups with globally scalable solutions. PUZZLE X Venture Barcelona will be the first entrepreneurial hub in the world for Materials Deep Tech companies, establishing Barcelona as the epicentre of Frontier Materials and SDGs.
About WD Lab Grown Diamonds
Founded in 2008, WD Lab Grown Diamonds (WD) is a market leader in Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) diamonds, headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area with distribution under the brands WD Lab Grown Diamonds and Latitude. The first diamond company worldwide to be certified Climate Neutral and achieve the highest-level of third-party Sustainability Rating, WD employs its industry-leading diamond growth technology to achieve bespoke gemstone production at scale. The Company also offers new technologies and applications for diamonds in Advanced Material settings. WD Lab Grown Diamonds is the exclusive licensee of a portfolio of patents covering single crystal CVD diamond growth technology developed by The Carnegie Institution of Washington. WD is jointly owned by Huron Capital, WD Management, members of its board of directors and The Carnegie Institution of Washington. For more information, visit wdlabgrowndiamonds.com and latitudediamonds.com.