148 innovators accelerating the next-gen materials revolution.

Oct 10, 2023

Adopting next-gen materials that are high-performance, animal-free, and environmentally preferred is key to shifting the world away from relying on unsustainable material supplies and practices.

The innovator landscape has continued to expand year after year, with an impressive 148 companies currently recorded in our Innovator Database and who are innovating in the next-gen materials space. 

Whilst the majority of companies work to replace animal-based leather and exotic skins, we’re seeing more and more companies focus on other key applications such as silk, fur, wool and down. Despite this, there are still many whitespace opportunities within these areas for innovators to explore. 

market map landscape infographic of companies innovating in the next-gen, sustainable, vegan materials industry

For a deeper dive into the innovator landscape, download our Innovator Database for free today! 

The landscape is truly global, with innovators across the USA, Europe and Asia.

a geographical map of next-gen innovators


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