Category : Bio Based Textiles


Bio-Nylon -How Genomatica Is Fermenting A $10 Billion Market.

Genomatica (San Diego) intends to develop enzymatic pathways for the production of the chemical building blocks hexamethylenediamine, adipic acid and caprolactam - which are essential in production of nylon. Genomatica reached a milestone that epitomizes a shift from fossil fuels to biology making nylon-6—using a...


Bio-based silk producer AM Silk secures US $ 27 million funding.

AM Silk, from Germany, the first company in the world to provide vegan silk biopolymers for industrial use, has obtained an extra US $ 27 million in Series C financing. The vegan silk is created through the process of transferring the genetic code from a...


Bio-based dyes for jeans – AGI Denim & Huue partner to create sustainable denim.

Pakistan denim manufacturer AGI Denim has partnered with sustainable dye maker Huue of California to produce denim jeans made from Huue Indigo, which uses microbial fermentation to create colors in a sustainable alternative to traditional dyes. Huue Indigo studies the enzymes in plants that create...


IDH and Better Cotton Host Event to Promote Regenerative Agriculture in India

A grand event was hosted by IDH and Better Cotton, the world’s largest cotton sustainability initiative, in New Delhi to promote regenerative agriculture in India. The event brought together various stakeholders from farming communities, private sector, civil society and government to collaborate, share insights, and...