Next-Gen Innovation Databases

The Material Innovation Initiative conducts pioneering research to advance the knowledge and development of next-gen materials. Our Next-Gen Innovation databases provide curated insights into the current landscape of companies developing innovative next-gen materials and resources.

Innovators Database

Our innovators database lists material companies creating next-gen materials that are animal-free and more sustainable alternatives to leather, silk, wool, down, fur, or exotic skins.


Next-gen innovators also need access to sustainable manufacturing and recovery solutions to accelerate commercialization and improve the full life cycle of next-gen materials. Our disruptive technology list showcases companies developing disruptive textile innovation resources, including polymers, resins, fibers, additives, dyes, colorants, and finishing agents.

Our reports

Delve into MII’s curated reports for the next-gen material industry.