Biotechnology returns to the spotlight in this week's roundup of disruptive innovation in sectors ranging from fashion and automotives to food and agriculture.
In this week's roundup of disruptive technology, we delve into three recent trends that are rapidly entering into the mainstream.
Bolt Threads’s merger with Golden Arrow Merger Corp (NASDAQ:GAMC) to become a public company comes at a challenging time for the biomaterials industry.
Australian superannuation fund UniSuper, the UK’s Pension Protection Fund (PPF) and APG Asset Management have jointly acquired Tasmania’s largest private forest management company, Forico.
Despite the potential for catastrophic consequences that could ensue from biodiversity loss, businesses are failing to act. In fact, according to new research from Capgemini Research Institute, only a mere 24% of organisations have a biodiversity strategy in place.
This week's roundup features a number of disruptive technologies that are driving a fundamental change in the ways in which our society operates. Waste is becoming a thing of the past, and outer space has opened its gates as the world's latest playground.
Biomaterials firm MycoWorks has announced the launch of a large-scale production facility, primarily dedicated to crafting its ‘Reishi’ leather alternative made with mycelium.
In recent years, biotechnology has rapidly come to the fore. Whether it be advanced fermentation or genetic design, novel technologies are disrupting conventional markets. As the world faces a triple crisis of climate change, pollution and biodiversity loss, these may be just the solutions we need.
Grown.Bio creates sustainable alternatives to conventional materials, made from the root structure of natural fungi. The Netherlands-based startup was founded in 2018 by Jan Berbee and Arthur Moree.
Zara owner Inditex (BME:ITX), Reformation and BESTSELLER have agreed to prototype a new range of bio-based materials produced by Kintra Fibers.