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How the CEO of Ecovative, Eben Bayer, is Using Biology to Create Disruptive Solutions

We’ve spoken recently about Ecovative, a material science company which uses fungi as materials to produce replacements for fibreboard and packaging. The company is an excellent example of the future of biofabrication, using biological materials and clever innovation to create [...]

By | October 27th, 2015|Biomaterials, Consumer Products & Manufacturing, News|

Ecovative and the Growing Mushroom Materials Boom

Synthetic biology often gives a very rarefied impression, dealing with the development of bio-factories, pharmaceuticals, bio-gas; the sort of things which the typical consumer will rarely deal with. But synthetic biology is also involved in manufacturing physical products which we [...]

By | October 20th, 2015|Biomaterials, Consumer Products & Manufacturing, News|

Ecovative is Taking Over the Stage with Mushrooms, at SynBioBeta

We like to demonstrate the power of synthetic biology here at SynBioBeta, so we’ve decided to cover our stage with mushrooms. Most of our readers are probably blinking slightly at the moment, and thinking: “what?” Never fear, the SynBioBeta conference won’t [...]

By | October 20th, 2015|Biomaterials, Consumer Products & Manufacturing, News|

Which Bio-designers and Bio-producers are Reengineering Materials as We Know Them Today? Learn at SynBioBeta SF

Once seen as the stuff of science fiction, the manipulation of living organisms at the genetic level is now seen as a commonplace reality. Glowing mice, drug-producing yeast, pesticide-resistant corn, all of these have been brought about by our ever-increasing [...]