Tag: Bolt Threads

Biobutadiene, Bolt Threads, 3D printed finger robots, walking on eggshells, new biobased fashion and textiles, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of February 17th

Biobutadiene, Bolt Threads, 3D printed finger robots, walking on eggshells, new biobased fashion and textiles, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of February 17th

February 16, 2022 |

It was a big week for biobased fashion news with mushroom yoga bags made from Bolt Threads for high-end athleisure brand Lululemon, Hugo Boss investing in cellulosic fiber technology, and the creation of a new plant-based textile fiber organization to start with. In today’s Digest, there also came news about new 3D printed squishy finger […]

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lululemon + Genomatica = Bio-Nylon

lululemon + Genomatica = Bio-Nylon

August 22, 2021 |

In a merry mix of Canadians and Californians, lululemon athletica inc. entered a multi-year collaboration with sustainable materials leader Genomatica to bring renewably-sourced, bio-based materials into lululemon’s products. This represents lululemon’s first-ever equity investment in a sustainable materials company and Genomatica’s largest partnership within the retail industry. In today’s Digest, how together the two companies […]

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U.S. Army gets super strong spider silk bulletproof panels

U.S. Army gets super strong spider silk bulletproof panels

August 26, 2018 |

The U.S. military is getting as close to becoming Superman and Spider-Man superheroes as humanly possible with their new ballistic shootpack panels made from Kraig Biocraft Laboratories’ proprietary Dragon Silk material. The spider silk material is not only stronger than steel, it’s stronger than Kevlar, the usual bulletproof material used for military and police personnel. […]

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