Manufacturers want to improve their competitiveness and reduce their carbon footprint. That’s why they want to reduce their energy consumption. Over 50% of energy is consumed in the form of heat. And more than a third of the energy consumed is lost in the form of heat (equivalent to 2450 Mt of CO2 per year). We analyze the needs of manufacturers to offer them turnkey technical and financial solutions. In this way, we enable them to make savings from the very first year without having to invest.

To support manufacturers in their low-carbon transition, Eco-Tech Ceram, three-time winner of the Concours Mondial de l’Innovation, has put together a team of 25 doctors, engineers and technicians. They specialize in industrial thermics, energy storage, materials, automation and financing engineering.

Given the size of the market, Eco-Tech Ceram has surrounded itself with public(BPI, Occitanie Region, ADEME) and private(RGREEN, QAIR, JOHES) shareholders capable of providing long-term support in France and abroad.

The energy and climate challenge is immense and Eco-Tech Ceram is determined to play a major role. It is for this reason that it intends to move from an innovative SME to an ETI leader in the carbon-free energy market.

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The Eco-Tech Ceram story

Antoine Meffre created Eco-Tech Ceram in 2014. Just a few months after its creation, the young start-up won the Concours Mondial de l’Innovation, financed by BPi France.

His story had begun a few years earlier in the PROMES-CNRS laboratory. Antoine Meffre was then a doctoral student and was carrying out his thesis on the storage of high-temperature energy, using recycled ceramics from industrial waste. This gives him the opportunity to work with industrialists such as ArcelorMittal, EDF or Europlasma.

Aware of the consequences of climate change and the urgency to act, he decided to put his energy and scientific expertise at the service of the fight against climate disruption. Antoine Meffre then had an original idea: to design a high-temperature thermal storage unit to recover waste energy from industries, industrial waste heat. The concept of Eco-Stock ® had germinated.

He surrounded himself with a team of experts committed to the development of a low-carbon, sustainable and profitable industry: Eco-Tech Ceram was born.

Mission – vision – values

We provide technical and financial solutions for storing and optimizing waste heat. Since its creation in 2014, Eco-Tech Ceram has been determined to be a committed player in the energy transition. It offers manufacturers sustainable and profitable solutions for decarbonization. We devise and implement solutions that create jobs, generate profits and protect the environment.

Eco-Tech Ceram’s mission is to provide the most cost-effective and sustainable technical and financial solutions for the decarbonization of the industry.

Eco-Tech Ceram’s ambition is to become the leader in low-carbon heat.


  • Pragmatism: Eco-Tech Ceram always recommends the most relevant solutions for the industries.
  • Sustainability: Eco-Tech Ceram finds the most cost-effective and sustainable solutions to reduce industrial CO2 emissions.
  • Commitment: Aware of the climate and energy emergency, the Eco-Tech Ceram team does its utmost to simplify the work of manufacturers and accelerate their low-carbon transition.
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Global Innovation Competition
I, II and III – 2014, 2017, 2020

Eco-Tech Ceram is the winner of phases I, II and III of the World Innovation Competition for the development of eco-designed thermal storage units for the energy transition and the recovery of waste heat.

Competition winner
Innovation from ADEME

The “Innovation Competition” allows the selection of projects with particularly strong potential for the French economy, and carried by SMEs and start-ups.

Winner of the European competition
EMS Instrument H2020

SME Instrument is a program aimed at high-potential projects. Exclusively reserved for SMEs, it is based on the idea that they create jobs, and that the marketing of a new product or service generates hiring.

Innovation Trophy
ArcelorMittal – 2016

ArcelorMittal wants to boost the innovation ecosystem in France by supporting new projects in industry and services. With the Innovators’ Prize , the group has therefore decided to reward those who invent the future, the bearers of solutions capable of having a real impact on our societies.