About the Company
Founded in 2012, the company Next-gen Leather, former Patent Shoes | Biotech, has developed a leather alternative called BacLEATHER™ made of biological and recyclable materials. The company’s goal is to produce biodegradable leather for footwear manufacturing, integrating innovations in cell culture and biofabrication to develop a material with the best properties of durability, elasticity, and breathability.
BacLEATHER™ is a cellulose-composite material grown by bacteria and yeast cells.
The company uses microbes to grow cellulose-composite materials.
Selected Brand Partnerships
None currently known.