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This Japanese Startup’s Animal-Free ‘Brewed Protein’ Biomaterials Replaces Cashmere and Wool

3 Mins Read Could brewing protein for biomaterials become the future of fashion? Japanese biotech Spiber thinks so.  Conscious consumerism is on the rise, with sustainable cruelty-free fabrics becoming trendier day by day. But while brands have plenty of leather alternatives to choose from, there remains an innovation gap when it comes to replacements for other animal-based textiles, […]

H&M Unveils Virtual ‘Billion Dollar Collection’ Of Sustainable Fashion Solutions

3 Mins Read H&M Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the Swedish fashion giant H&M, has launched a new virtual fashion collection featuring ten startups and their sustainable fashion designs. The Billion Dollar Collection also shows the estimated price tag that the selected Global Change Award winners believe they’ll need to scale up and “truly change the fashion industry […]

New MII Initative To Fast-Track Sustainable Vegan Textile & Material Innovation

3 Mins Read A newly launched nonprofit organisation, Material Innovation Initiative (MII), aims to accelerate innovation in the sustainable and vegan material space. From plant-based ingredients to lab-grown technology, the MII hopes to be able to fast-track the development of these new materials that can be used in a range of industries, including fashion, furniture and automotive sectors.  […]