Biotecam, Texticel, MII Next-gen Materials, Next-gen Leather, Alternative Leather, Microbe-derived Leather.
Biotecam
Material Name: 

Texticel

Biomimicry: 

Leather

Main Input: 

Microbe-derived

Founded: 

2012

HQ: 

Brazil

TRL: 

Founder(s): 

Ricardo Amaral Remer

Website: 
About the Company

Biotecam is a Brazilian biotech company that operates mainly in the development of aeration systems for improvement of water quality. In the materials area, Biotecam created a biomaterial via microbial cultivation, initially studied for use in the treatment of burn injuries. This product was then adapted for use in the fashion sector.

Material

Biotecam promotes their biomaterial Texticel as a leather alternative.

Technology

Texticel is composed of cellulose obtained by bacterial fermentation. The general production time is three weeks for cultivation and one week for drying and finishing.

Applications

Clothing, accessories, footwear

Selected Brand Partnerships

Movin (Pedro Ruffier), PAR (Liz Unikowski), Flying to the Sun

Biotecam, Texticel, MII Next-gen Materials, Next-gen Leather, Alternative Leather, Microbe-derived Leather.

Texticel by Biotecam.

Biotecam, Texticel, MII Next-gen Materials, Next-gen Leather, Alternative Leather, Microbe-derived Leather.

Fanny bags made with Texticel by Biotecam.

Biotecam, Texticel, MII Next-gen Materials, Next-gen Leather, Alternative Leather, Microbe-derived Leather.

Top and clutch from the fashion brand Movin made with Texticel by Biotecam.

< Back to List of Innovators