Disruptive Textile Innovation Resources

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

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TypeNameDescriptionWebsite
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersDupont Soronabiobased polyesterhttps://sorona.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersDupont Susterrabiobased precursor for polyurethanehttps://duponttateandlyle.com/performance-polymers/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersBASFbiobased/biodegradable resinshttps://www.basf.com/global/en/who-we-are/innovation/our-innovations/compostable-polymer.html
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersMitsubishi Chemical Corporationbiobased/biodegradable resinshttps://www.m-chemical.co.jp/en/products/departments/mcc/sustainable/product/1201025_7964.html
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersTotal Corbion PLAbiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttps://www.total-corbion.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersCovestrobiobased polyurethanes and precursorshttps://solutions.covestro.com/en/materials/coatings
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersEvonikbiobased nylonhttps://corporate.evonik.com/en/we-help-bio-based-raw-materials-look-good-115601.html
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersEastmanchemical recycling of polyester, cellulosicshttps://www.eastman.com/Company/Sustainability/Pages/Introduction.aspx
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersKanekabiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttps://kanekabiopolymers.com
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersFuterrobiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttp://www.futerro.com/products_pla.html
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersNovamontbiobased/biodegradable resins and componentshttps://www.novamont.com/eng/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersBio-onbiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttp://www.bio-on.it/?lin=inglese
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAramcobiobased precursor for polyurethanehttps://www.aramco.com/en/creating-value/products/chemicals/converge
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAvantiumbiobased chemical precursors for biodegradable polyestershttps://www.avantium.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersRoquettebiobased precursor for polyurethanehttps://www.roquette.com/industrial-markets-biosuccinium
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersVirentbiobased polyesterhttps://www.virent.com/products/chemicals/textiles/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersToraybiobased and recycled synthetic fibershttps://www.toray.com/global/products/search/?p_keyword=&p_business_field=10
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersRadici Groupbiobased and recycled synthetic fibershttps://www.radicigroup.com/en/sustainability/overview/sustainable-products
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersBraskembiobased and recycled resinshttps://www.braskem.com.br/imgreen/home-en
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersMango Materialsbiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttps://www.mangomaterials.com/products/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersKintra Fibersbiobased/biodegradable polyester fibershttps://www.kintrafibers.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersEvrnubiobased and recycled fibershttps://www.evrnu.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersNatureworksbiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttps://www.natureworksllc.com/Ingeo-in-Use/Beauty-and-Household
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersDanimer Scientificbiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttps://danimerscientific.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersTianAn Biopolymerbiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttp://www.tianan-enmat.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersFar Eastern New Century (FENC)biobased and recycled polyester fibershttps://www.fenc.com/exhibition/product.html
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersArkemabiobased nylonhttps://www.arkema.com/global/en/arkema-group/innovation/natural-resources-management/bio-based-products/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersCargillbiobased precursors for polyurethanehttps://www.cargill.com/bioindustrial/industrial-polyols
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAlt Texbiobased polyester fibershttps://thealttex.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAlgalifealgae-based fibershttps://www.alga-life.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersFairbricsbiobased polyesterhttp://fairbrics.co/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersLenzingsustainable cellulosic fibershttps://www.lenzing.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersPangaia C Fiberseaweed and eucalyptus fiberhttps://thepangaia.com/pages/c-fiber
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAja Labsplant-based hair fibershttps://www.ajalabs.co/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersNanollosebacterial cellulose based cellulosic fiberhttps://nanollose.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Rayon-Fibre.pdf
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersBirlasustainable cellulosic fibershttps://www.birlacellulose.com/product/Birla-Excel
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersGALYlab-grown cotton fibershttps://galy.co/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersRenewcellrecycled cellulosic fibershttps://www.renewcell.com/en/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersCirculoserecycled cellulosic fibershttps://circulo.se/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersInfinna Fiberrecycled/regenerated cellulosic fibershttps://infinitedfiber.com/about-infinna/fashion/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAlgiknitseaweed derived fibershttps://www.algiknit.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersWerewoolnovel bioengineered fibershttps://www.werewool.bio/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersFulgarbiobased polyester fibershttps://corporate.evonik.com/en/hightech-fibers-that-are-green-at-heart-24232.html#:~:text=Fulgar%20has%20developed%20a%20biobased,that%20are%20unsuitable%20for%20agriculture.
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersCircebiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttps://wyss.harvard.edu/technology/circe-transforming-greenhouse-gases-into-biodegradable-products/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAzollabacterial cellulose based fibershttps://www.azolla.tech/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersPyratex Fabricsbiobased/recycled textile fabricshttps://www.pyratexfabrics.com/collaborations
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersTeijinbiobased/recycled polyester fibershttps://www2.teijin-frontier.com/english/product/old/04.html
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersCheckerspotbiobased resins and materials from algaehttps://checkerspot.com/technology/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersGenomaticabiobased precursors for polyurethane and other resinshttps://www.genomatica.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersOzoneBiobiobased precursors for resins such as nylonhttp://ozonebio.ca/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersQirabiobased precursors for polyurethane and other resinshttps://www.myqira.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersLanzatechbiobased precursors for resinshttps://www.lanzatech.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersBloom Biorenewablesbiobased precursors for resins and fibershttps://bloombiorenewables.com/the-team/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersFootprintbiobased composite materialshttps://footprintus.com/science/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAnellotechbiobased precursors for polyurethane and other resinshttps://anellotech.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersFluid Quip Technologiesbiobased precursors for polyurethane and other resinshttps://fluidquiptechnologies.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersOrganoclickbiobased resins and bindershttp://www.organoclick.com/products/technologies-for-nonwoven-technical-textile/biobased-binders-and-water-repellants/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersBiomerbiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttp://www.biomer.de/IndexE.html
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersXamplabiobased coatings/fiberhttp://www.xampla.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersNewlight Technologiesbiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttps://www.newlight.com/aircarbon
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersSenbisbiobased polyester fibershttps://www.senbis.com/products/products-by-industry/agriculture-horticulture/compostable-senbis-pla-yarn-9210
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersCircular Systemswaste-derived textile fibershttps://circularsystems.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersPolaris Renewablesbiobased non-isocyanate polyurethanehttps://polarisrenewables.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersBananatexbanana-based fabricshttps://www.bananatex.info/index.html
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsHuuebiobased dyeshttps://www.huue.bio/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsColorifixbiobased dyeshttps://colorifix.com/colorifix-solutions/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsKukka Living Colourbiobased dyeshttps://www.kukka.nl/en/portfolio/living-colour/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsPangaia PPRMINTbiobased antiodor, antibacterial treatmenthttps://thepangaia.com/pages/pprmint
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsPangaia dyesbiobased dyeshttps://thepangaia.com/pages/botanical-dyes
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsCiCLOadditive to introduce biodegradability to fibershttps://www.ciclotextiles.com/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsPolymateriasolutions to introduce biodegradability to fibers/resinshttps://www.polymateria.com/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsFaber Futuresbiobased dyes and other solutionshttps://faberfutures.com/projects/colour-coded/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsUBQbiobased/recycled additives for resinshttps://www.ubqmaterials.com/whatisubq/the_ubq_material/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsAlgalifebiobased dyeshttps://www.alga-life.com/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsOrganoclickbiobased water repellent finishhttp://www.organoclick.com/products/performance-textiles-nonwoven/organotex/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsNovozymesenzymes for textile applicationshttps://www.novozymes.com/en/biology
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsLiving Inkalgae-based dyeshttps://livingink.co/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesZymergencontract research in cell culture & fermentation technologyhttps://www.zymergen.com/all-products-and-initiatives/global-initiatives/tackling-the-worlds-plastic-problem
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesGingko Bioworkscontract research in cell culture & fermentation technologyhttps://www.ginkgobioworks.com/our-platform/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesCulture Biosciencescontract research in cell culture & fermentation technologyhttps://www.culturebiosciences.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesVeshin Factorysustainable manufacturing of next-gen leather productshttps://veshinfactory.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesThe Little Leather Factorymanufacturing of next-gen leather productshttps://thelittleleatherfactory.com/vegan-leather-goods-manufacturer/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesSenbispolymer & fiber contract research & manufacturinghttps://www.senbis.com/innovations
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesAlpine Groupcontract manufacturing for textileshttps://alpinecreations.com/our-story/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesJeanlogicasustainable washing and finishing equipmenthttps://www.jeanologia.com/products/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesDyecoosustainable dyeing methodshttp://www.dyecoo.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesTerracyclebespoke recycling solutionshttps://www.terracycle.com/en-US/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesCasting paperscasting papers for embossed texture in next-gen leatherhttps://www.castingpapers.com/products/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesI:CObescoke recovery and recycling serviceshttps://www.ico-spirit.com/en/services/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsBeyond Surface Technologiesbiobased finishing chemistrieshttps://www.beyondst.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersCambriumbespoke engineered proteins such as collagenhttps://www.cambrium.bio/platform
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersSquitex (Tandem Repeat Tech)protein-based adhesives, coatings, fibers inspired by squid proteinhttps://www.tandemrepeat.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersIM Bioperformbio-based nylon fibers and fabrichttps://innermettle.com/collections/im-bioperform-sportswear
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesCuRe Technologypolyester recycling solutionshttps://curetechnology.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesGarbochemical recycling of polyesterhttps://garbo.it/en/chempet/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesgr3nchemical recycling of polyesterhttps://gr3n-recycling.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersOceanSafebiodegradable synthetic fibershttps://www.oceansafe.co/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesSciveragreen chemistry database and information hubhttps://www.scivera.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesEnvironmental Working Groupgreen chemistry database and information hubhttps://www.ewg.org/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesZDHC Roadmap to Zerogreen chemistry database and information hubhttps://mrsl.roadmaptozero.com/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsEverDyesustainable dyes and dyeing methodshttps://www.everdye.fr/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesHallotexresponsible garment design and manufacturing services (mill)http://www.hallotex.com/en
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesPow.Biofermentation service providerhttps://www.pow.bio/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersPond Cyclebiobased, biodegradable resins and fibershttps://pond.global/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersNoosabiobased, biodegradable, recyclable resins and fibershttp://www.noosafiber.com/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsSynovancefermentation derived dyes and pigmentshttps://synovance.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersCellugy Ecoflexynanocellulose based films and ingredientshttps://www.cellugy.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesUrban Change Labcustom fashion manufacturing servicehttps://www.urbanchangelab.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAltMatnatural fibers derived from agricultural wastehttps://altmat.in/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersBioticbiobased, biodegradbale plastichttps://www.biotic-labs.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesGreenCentre Canadacontract research in chemistry, coatings, formulationhttps://greencentrecanada.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesMycocyclemushroom based remediation, waste upcyclinghttps://mycocycle.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersKultevatrubber derived from dandelionhttps://kultevat.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesBlockTexxtextile recycling solutionshttps://www.blocktexx.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersEconic Technologiesgreenhouse gas derived polyurethane precursorshttps://econic-technologies.com/how-it-works/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersRepreverecycled polyester and nylon fibershttps://repreve.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesCirctextile recycling solutionshttps://circ.earth/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesWorn Againtextile recycling solutionshttps://wornagain.co.uk/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersFull Cycle Bioplasticsbiobased, biodegradable resins, films, coatingshttps://fullcyclebioplastics.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersGenecisbiobased, biodegradable resins, films, coatingshttps://genecis.co/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersTracelessbiobased, biodegradable resins, films, coatingshttps://www.traceless.eu/materials
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersSwaybiobased, biodegradable resins, films, coatingshttps://swaythefuture.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersSolubluebiobased, biodegradable resins, films, coatingshttps://solublue.com/technology
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersNotplabiobased, biodegradable resins, films, coatingshttps://www.notpla.com/products-2/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesTierra Protein Synthesiscustom protein synthesis platformhttps://proteinplatform.tierrabiosciences.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersHeiQ AenoiQcellulosic fiber innovatorhttps://www.heiq.com/call-for-early-adopters-of-cellulosic-climate-positive-heiq-aeoniq-yarn/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesOPT Industries3D printing of custom textiles, including fur and down textureshttps://optindustries.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersRubi Laboratoriescarbon-negative cellulosic fibers derived from synthetic biologyhttps://www.rubi.earth/

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