Sironix Renewables

University of Minnesota

Sironix Renewables is seed stage company developing a new line of plant-based surfactants for use in detergents, agricultural products, and oil recovery. The startup company is based out of the University of Minnesota and the Department of Energy Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation (CCEI) and has earned numerous Department of Energy and National Science Foundation grants for commercialization of it’s technology.


Christoph Krumm is the cofounder and CEO of Sironix Renewables, where he works to develop new greener, safer, and more effective ingredients for cleaning products like laundry detergents. He earned his PhD from the University of Minnesota and bachelors from the University of Washington, both in chemical engineering.