Tag: Top 8 Innovations

Seafood without feet or fins, biocement tackles CO2, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of June 24th

Seafood without feet or fins, biocement tackles CO2, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of June 24th

June 23, 2021 |

The world’s first “whole muscle seafood alternative” via fermentation is here according to AquaCultured Foods, thanks to using fungi to produce seafood substitutes for products like calamari, shrimp, whitefish, and tuna. And North Carolina-based Biomason has commercialized its tiles and bricks made out of bacteria as an alternative to CO2 high-polluting cement, with H&M planning […]

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Algae sneakers, biodegradable sunglasses, astaxanthin fermentation tech, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of June 18th

Algae sneakers, biodegradable sunglasses, astaxanthin fermentation tech, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of June 18th

June 17, 2021 |

It’s a star-studded week for the Top 8 Innovations with singer Kanye West’s Yeezy Runner sneakers made with algae-foam, famous quarterback Tom Brady’s biodegradable sunglasses support, and professional surfer Dane Gudauskas’s Eco Theory biobased Vans footwear. Not to be left out, Adidas invested $3.65 million in the IPO of Spinnova which uses wood and agricultural […]

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Bioprinted cultured meat, 3D printed algae, biobased coffee capsules, cell-cultured human breast milk, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of June 10th

Bioprinted cultured meat, 3D printed algae, biobased coffee capsules, cell-cultured human breast milk, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of June 10th

June 9, 2021 |

This week’s Top 8 Innovations are feeding our appetite. With cultured meat innovator MeaTech filing a provisional U.S. patent application for its bioprinting method for printing up some juicy steaks, 3D printed algae that could help future Mars colonies, Swiss coffee capsules now made from bioplastic, and the world’s first cell-cultured human breast milk for […]

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Home-grown algae, biodegradable algae fishing nets, lab-grown lamb, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of June 3rd

Home-grown algae, biodegradable algae fishing nets, lab-grown lamb, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of June 3rd

June 2, 2021 |

We’ve all seen the horrific photos of ocean trash, much of it consisting of plastic fishing nets, but now biodegradable fishing nets made from algae and other biobased materials are on the uptake. Speaking of algae, in Italy, home-grown algae is being encouraged so folks can both purify their air and provide food right from […]

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3D printed biobased flood barriers, big dairy helps cultured milk startups, gelatin clothing, castor oil tights, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of May 27th

3D printed biobased flood barriers, big dairy helps cultured milk startups, gelatin clothing, castor oil tights, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of May 27th

May 27, 2021 |

Gelatin isn’t usually thought of as something you’d wear, unless you are a toddler playing with your wiggly treat, but now a designer in Iceland turned a gelatin-based material into seamless clothing articles using molds. This is not your grandma’s Jello mold. And in France, a hosiery brand added tights that use fibers made from […]

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More meat without meat, fermentation-based silk, bioplastic water bottles, Adidas and Allbirds unlikely solemates and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of May 21st

More meat without meat, fermentation-based silk, bioplastic water bottles, Adidas and Allbirds unlikely solemates and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of May 21st

May 20, 2021 |

Competitors coming together – Adidas and Allbirds – both shoe manufacturers are working together on green sneakers, a company working to commercialize biobased silk polymers, the European Union looking at waste feathers from poultry into usable materials, and three companies moving forward with lab-grown chicken fat, lab-grown pork, and cell-based fish. In today’s Digest, check […]

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3D printed bio-leather, bio-orthotics, hummus in space and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of May 14th

3D printed bio-leather, bio-orthotics, hummus in space and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of May 14th

May 13, 2021 |

  In a crazy week with gas shortages in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. because of panic buying after a cyber-attack on the Colonial Pipeline, it’s enough to make us want to escape to the International Space Station – and maybe enjoy some hummus while we are up there as ISS astronauts are evaluating the […]

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Biobased bullet-proof vests, human composting, 3D printed living algae and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of May 7th

Biobased bullet-proof vests, human composting, 3D printed living algae and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of May 7th

May 6, 2021 |

Biobased bullet-proof vests are something Tony Stark might come up with in an Avengers movie, but it’s a reality in Sao Paulo, Brazil with DSM’s help. Speaking of trying to stay alive…researchers successfully 3D printed living algae to create a self-sustaining material that could have wide-ranging applications in everything from fashion to Mars colonization. But […]

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Trillium Renewable Chemicals’ biobased acrylonitrile, algae-based tennis racket, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of April 29th

Trillium Renewable Chemicals’ biobased acrylonitrile, algae-based tennis racket, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of April 29th

April 28, 2021 |

The weather is warming up in the Northern hemisphere of the world and that means many are exercising outside more. Check out this week’s Top 8 Innovations with a new algae-based tennis racket called the Naked series from tennis giant Wilson, classic skater sneaker brand Vans’ exploration of biobased alternatives, Picup’s biobased cups embedded with […]

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Earth Day Innovations, pollution-fighting soap, potato Matchbox cars, mushroom Adidas, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of April 22nd

Earth Day Innovations, pollution-fighting soap, potato Matchbox cars, mushroom Adidas, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of April 22nd

April 21, 2021 |

In celebration of Earth Day today, let’s look at what can be done to help stop climate change and bring about a better bioeconomy. This week brings some innovations that give us hope like a new probiotic soap in Peru developed for washing clothes in rivers and streams that actually cleans up pollution in the […]

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