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, fibersAja Labsplant-based hair fibershttps://www.ajalabs.co/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAleph Farmsprotein innovator supplying collagenhttps://www.fooddive.com/news/aleph-farms-to-make-cell-based-collagen/620489/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAlgalifealgae-based fibershttps://www.alga-life.com/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsAlgalifebiobased dyeshttps://www.alga-life.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAlgiknitseaweed derived fibershttps://www.algiknit.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesAlpine Groupcontract manufacturing for textileshttps://alpinecreations.com/our-story/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAlt Texbiobased polyester fibershttps://thealttex.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAltMatnatural fibers derived from agricultural wastehttps://altmat.in/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAnellotechbiobased precursors for polyurethane and other resinshttps://anellotech.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAramcobiobased precursor for polyurethanehttps://www.aramco.com/en/creating-value/products/chemicals/converge
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersArkemabiobased nylonhttps://www.arkema.com/global/en/arkema-group/innovation/natural-resources-management/bio-based-products/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAvantiumbiobased chemical precursors for biodegradable polyestershttps://www.avantium.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersAzollabacterial cellulose based fibershttps://www.azolla.tech/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersBalena's BioCirbiobased and biodegradable elastomer for footwearhttps://fashionunited.com/news/fashion/material-science-company-balena-unveils-biodegradable-footwear/2022120751092
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersBananatexbanana-based fabricshttps://www.bananatex.info/index.html
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersBASFbiobased/biodegradable resinshttps://www.basf.com/global/en/who-we-are/innovation/our-innovations/compostable-polymer.html
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsBeyond Surface Technologiesbiobased finishing chemistrieshttps://www.beyondst.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersBio-onbiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttp://www.bio-on.it/?lin=inglese
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersBiomerbiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttp://www.biomer.de/IndexE.html
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersBioticbiobased, biodegradbale plastichttps://www.biotic-labs.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersBirlasustainable cellulosic fibershttps://www.birlacellulose.com/product/Birla-Excel
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesBlockTexxtextile recycling solutionshttps://www.blocktexx.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersBloom Biorenewablesbiobased precursors for resins and fibershttps://bloombiorenewables.com/the-team/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersBraskembiobased and recycled resinshttps://www.braskem.com.br/imgreen/home-en
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersCambriumbespoke engineered proteins such as collagenhttps://www.cambrium.bio/platform
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersCargillbiobased precursors for polyurethanehttps://www.cargill.com/bioindustrial/industrial-polyols
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesCasting paperscasting papers for embossed texture in next-gen leatherhttps://www.castingpapers.com/products/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersCellugy Ecoflexynanocellulose based films and ingredientshttps://www.cellugy.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersCheckerspotbiobased resins and materials from algaehttps://checkerspot.com/technology/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsCiCLOadditive to introduce biodegradability to fibershttps://www.ciclotextiles.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesCirctextile recycling solutionshttps://circ.earth/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersCircebiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttps://wyss.harvard.edu/technology/circe-transforming-greenhouse-gases-into-biodegradable-products/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersCircular Systemswaste-derived textile fibershttps://circularsystems.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersCirculoserecycled cellulosic fibershttps://circulo.se/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesClean by DesignMill-centered program for sustainable manufacturing practiceshttps://www.nrdc.org/resources/clean-design-apparel-manufacturing-and-pollution
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsColorifixbiobased dyeshttps://colorifix.com/colorifix-solutions/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersCovestrobiobased polyurethanes and precursorshttps://solutions.covestro.com/en/materials/coatings
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesCulture Biosciencescontract research in cell culture & fermentation technologyhttps://www.culturebiosciences.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesCuRe Technologypolyester recycling solutionshttps://curetechnology.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersDanimer Scientificbiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttps://danimerscientific.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersDupont Soronabiobased polyesterhttps://sorona.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersDupont Susterrabiobased precursor for polyurethanehttps://duponttateandlyle.com/performance-polymers/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesDyecoosustainable dyeing methodshttp://www.dyecoo.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersEastmanchemical recycling of polyester, cellulosicshttps://www.eastman.com/Company/Sustainability/Pages/Introduction.aspx
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersEconic Technologiesgreenhouse gas derived polyurethane precursorshttps://econic-technologies.com/how-it-works/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesEden Biostrain engineering service for fermentation approacheshttps://eden.bio/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesEnvironmental Working Groupgreen chemistry database and information hubhttps://www.ewg.org/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsEverDyesustainable dyes and dyeing methodshttps://www.everdye.fr/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersEvocoplant-based foams and other materials solutionshttps://evocoltd.com/our-story/#
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersEvonikbiobased nylonhttps://corporate.evonik.com/en/we-help-bio-based-raw-materials-look-good-115601.html
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersEvrnubiobased and recycled fibershttps://www.evrnu.com/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsFaber Futuresbiobased dyes and other solutionshttps://faberfutures.com/projects/colour-coded/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersFairbricsbiobased polyesterhttp://fairbrics.co/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersFar Eastern New Century (FENC)biobased and recycled polyester fibershttps://www.fenc.com/exhibition/product.html
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersFluid Quip Technologiesbiobased precursors for polyurethane and other resinshttps://fluidquiptechnologies.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersFootprintbiobased composite materialshttps://footprintus.com/science/
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, fibersFull Cycle Bioplasticsbiobased, biodegradable resins, films, coatingshttps://fullcyclebioplastics.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersFuterrobiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttp://www.futerro.com/products_pla.html
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersGALYlab-grown cotton fibershttps://galy.co/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesGarbochemical recycling of polyesterhttps://garbo.it/en/chempet/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersGenecisbiobased, biodegradable resins, films, coatingshttps://genecis.co/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersGenomaticabiobased precursors for polyurethane and other resinshttps://www.genomatica.com/
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 servicesgr3nchemical recycling of polyesterhttps://gr3n-recycling.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesGreenCentre Canadacontract research in chemistry, coatings, formulationhttps://greencentrecanada.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesHaelixaDNA markers for traceabilityhttps://www.haelixa.com/?doing_wp_cron=1673462800.0419490337371826171875
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesHallotexresponsible garment design and manufacturing services (mill)http://www.hallotex.com/en
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersHeiQ AenoiQcellulosic fiber innovatorhttps://www.heiq.com/call-for-early-adopters-of-cellulosic-climate-positive-heiq-aeoniq-yarn/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersHumble Bee Biofermentation derived bioplastic inspired by bee discoveryhttps://www.humblebee.co.nz/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsHuuebiobased dyeshttps://www.huue.bio/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersHyosung's Creorabiobased elastane (Spandex)http://www.creora.com/en/index.do
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesI:CObescoke recovery and recycling serviceshttps://www.ico-spirit.com/en/services/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersIM Bioperformbio-based nylon fibers and fabrichttps://innermettle.com/collections/im-bioperform-sportswear
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersInfinna Fiberrecycled/regenerated cellulosic fibershttps://infinitedfiber.com/about-infinna/fashion/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsIntegriCulturecultivated meat innovator debuting animal-free culture mediumhttps://agfundernews.com/integriculture-debuts-animal-free-serum-tech-to-radically-reduce-cultivated-meat-costs
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesJeanlogicasustainable washing and finishing equipmenthttps://www.jeanologia.com/products/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersKanekabiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttps://kanekabiopolymers.com
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersKintra Fibersbiobased/biodegradable polyester fibershttps://www.kintrafibers.com/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsKukka Living Colourbiobased dyeshttps://www.kukka.nl/en/portfolio/living-colour/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersKultevatrubber derived from dandelionhttps://kultevat.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersLanzatechbiobased precursors for resinshttps://www.lanzatech.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersLenzingsustainable cellulosic fibershttps://www.lenzing.com/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsLiving Inkalgae-based dyeshttps://livingink.co/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersMango Materialsbiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttps://www.mangomaterials.com/products/
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, fibersMoorefoambiobased and recyclable open cell foamhttps://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/foamplant-launches-worlds-first-sustainable-foam-301664820.html
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesMycocyclemushroom based remediation, waste upcyclinghttps://mycocycle.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersNanollosebacterial cellulose based cellulosic fiberhttps://nanollose.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Rayon-Fibre.pdf
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersNanoloomgraphene based fibershttps://www.nanoloom.co.uk/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersNatureworksbiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttps://www.natureworksllc.com/Ingeo-in-Use/Beauty-and-Household
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersNewlight Technologiesbiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttps://www.newlight.com/aircarbon
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersNoosabiobased, biodegradable, recyclable resins and fibershttp://www.noosafiber.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersNotplabiobased, biodegradable resins, films, coatingshttps://www.notpla.com/products-2/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersNovamontbiobased/biodegradable resins and componentshttps://www.novamont.com/eng/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsNovozymesenzymes for textile applicationshttps://www.novozymes.com/en/biology
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersOceanSafebiodegradable synthetic fibershttps://www.oceansafe.co/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesOPT Industries3D printing of custom textiles, including fur and down textureshttps://optindustries.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersOrganoclickbiobased resins and bindershttp://www.organoclick.com/products/technologies-for-nonwoven-technical-textile/biobased-binders-and-water-repellants/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsOrganoclickbiobased water repellent finishhttp://www.organoclick.com/products/performance-textiles-nonwoven/organotex/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersOzoneBiobiobased precursors for resins such as nylonhttp://ozonebio.ca/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersPangaia C Fiberseaweed and eucalyptus fiberhttps://thepangaia.com/pages/c-fiber
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsPangaia dyesbiobased dyeshttps://thepangaia.com/pages/botanical-dyes
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsPangaia PPRMINTbiobased antiodor, antibacterial treatmenthttps://thepangaia.com/pages/pprmint
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersPolaris Renewablesbiobased non-isocyanate polyurethanehttps://polarisrenewables.com/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsPolymateriasolutions to introduce biodegradability to fibers/resinshttps://www.polymateria.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersPond Cyclebiobased, biodegradable resins and fibershttps://pond.global/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesPow.Biofermentation service providerhttps://www.pow.bio/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersPyratex Fabricsbiobased/recycled textile fabricshttps://www.pyratexfabrics.com/collaborations
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersQirabiobased precursors for polyurethane and other resinshttps://www.myqira.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersRadici Groupbiobased and recycled synthetic fibershttps://www.radicigroup.com/en/sustainability/overview/sustainable-products
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersRenewcellrecycled cellulosic fibershttps://www.renewcell.com/en/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersRepreverecycled polyester and nylon fibershttps://repreve.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersRoquettebiobased precursor for polyurethanehttps://www.roquette.com/industrial-markets-biosuccinium
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersRubi Laboratoriescarbon-negative cellulosic fibers derived from synthetic biologyhttps://www.rubi.earth/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesSciveragreen chemistry database and information hubhttps://www.scivera.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersSenbisbiobased polyester fibershttps://www.senbis.com/products/products-by-industry/agriculture-horticulture/compostable-senbis-pla-yarn-9210
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesSenbispolymer & fiber contract research & manufacturinghttps://www.senbis.com/innovations
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersSolubluebiobased, biodegradable resins, films, coatingshttps://solublue.com/technology
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersSquitex (Tandem Repeat Tech)protein-based adhesives, coatings, fibers inspired by squid proteinhttps://www.tandemrepeat.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersSwaybiobased, biodegradable resins, films, coatingshttps://swaythefuture.com/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsSynovancefermentation derived dyes and pigmentshttps://synovance.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersTeijinbiobased/recycled polyester fibershttps://www2.teijin-frontier.com/english/product/old/04.html
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesTerracyclebespoke recycling solutionshttps://www.terracycle.com/en-US/
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 servicesThe Renewal Workshopproduct repair servicehttps://renewalworkshop.com/
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsTiamat Sciencesprovider of animal-free growth factors and proteins derived from plantshttps://www.tiamat-sciences.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersTianAn Biopolymerbiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttp://www.tianan-enmat.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesTierra Protein Synthesiscustom protein synthesis platformhttps://proteinplatform.tierrabiosciences.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersToraybiobased and recycled synthetic fibershttps://www.toray.com/global/products/search/?p_keyword=&p_business_field=10
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersTotal Corbion PLAbiobased/biodegradable polyesterhttps://www.total-corbion.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersTracelessbiobased, biodegradable resins, films, coatingshttps://www.traceless.eu/materials
Sustainable additives, dyes/colorants, finishing agentsUBQbiobased/recycled additives for resinshttps://www.ubqmaterials.com/whatisubq/the_ubq_material/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesUrban Change Labcustom fashion manufacturing servicehttps://www.urbanchangelab.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesVeshin Factorysustainable manufacturing of next-gen leather productshttps://veshinfactory.com/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersVirentbiobased polyesterhttps://www.virent.com/products/chemicals/textiles/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersWerewoolnovel bioengineered fibershttps://www.werewool.bio/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesWorn Againtextile recycling solutionshttps://wornagain.co.uk/
Sustainable polymers, resins, fibersXamplabiobased coatings/fiberhttp://www.xampla.com/
Mission-aligned sustainable manufacturing and recovery servicesZDHC Roadmap to Zerogreen chemistry database and information hubhttps://mrsl.roadmaptozero.com/
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

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