Neffa
Neffa, MycoTEX, MII Next-gen Materials, Next-gen Leather, Alternative Leather, Mycelium Leather.
Material Name: 

MycoTEX®

Biomimicry: 

Leather

Main Input: 

Mycelium

Founded: 

2016

HQ: 

Netherlands

TRL: 

3

Founder(s): 

Aniela Hoitink

Website: 
About the Company

Founded in 2016 by Aniela Hoitink, Neffa developed a mycelium-based material called MycoTEX. Grown on 3D molds, MycoTEX is used to create seamless accessories and garments. In 2017, Neffa participated in the Fashion for Good early-stage accelerator program and went on to win the H&M Foundation Global Change Award the following year for its material and technology. Neffa has also received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program.

Material

MycoTEX is a mycelium composite material.

Technology

MycoTEX is a seamless manufacturing method for custom-made clothes made from mycelium.

Applications

Apparel, accessories.

Selected Brand Partnerships

Seeking partnerships.

Proof-of-concept dress made with MycoTEX. Neffa, MII Next-gen Materials, Next-gen Leather, Alternative Leather, Mycelium Leather.

Vest made with MycoTEX. Neffa, MII Next-gen Materials, Next-gen Leather, Alternative Leather, Mycelium Leather.

Vest made with MycoTEX. Neffa, MII Next-gen Materials, Next-gen Leather, Alternative Leather, Mycelium Leather.

Images: MycoTEX by Neffa.

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