Patent Shoes | Biotech
About the Company
Founded in 2012, Patent Shoes 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.
Patent Shoes uses microbes to grow cellulose-composite materials.
Selected Brand Partnerships
None currently known.