Partnering opportunity

Italian company developing a new type of bio leather is willing to make it available to a prospective partner.

Summary

An Italian R&D company specialised in new materials development, bio design, new technologies (bio printer and bio ink) is finalising the development of a new type of bio leather, a nano cellulose material obtained by bacterial fermentation, that has properties, such as resistance, conductivity and capacitivity. The company is seeking technology cooperation agreements, willing to offer its technology to potential partners in order to vehicle the product to the market.

Partner sought

Technology Cooperation Agreements finalised to market application. The potential partner should collaborate on the development of the product, identify market potential, assist and identify possible applications and implementation.

Description

Italian company that has recently started a branch of business focused on R&D of new materials, bio design, bio printer and bio ink is looking for partners with which establishing agreements for the application of new materials.The company’s activities are carried out in its fablab , taking advantage of the cooperation with several Italian Institutes of research, as well as private companies. The technology offer concerns a nano cellulose obtained by bacterial fermentation, that has lot of properties such as resistance, conductivity and capacitivity. At this stage the company is looking for technical cooperation agreements with companies in the field of: green textile; hi-tech textile / smart fashion; electronic papers; furniture; food packaging.The aim of these agreements is to find new market applications for this innovative material.

Advantages and innovations

Innovation: the new bio-leather is a nano-cellulose product that looks like leather obtained by the fermentation of bacterial cultures. Differently from other products in the category it is a growing material that is enriched with bio ink made by enzyme or microorganisms to obtain new functions that come from living cells and not from electronical devices. It is completely bio and capacitive. The product can be produced in tanks into vertical factories, with low cost materials.The product can be applied to several end-markets, such as fashion and sports clothing; furniture and generally design; bio-leather industry; IT products and e-paper segment.

Development stage

Prototype available for demonstration

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

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