Nanollose, Nullarbor, Next-gen silk, alternative silk, sustainable silk.
Nanollose
Material Name: 

Nullarbor™

Biomimicry: 

Silk

Main Input: 

Microbe-derived

Founded: 

2014

HQ: 

Australia

TRL: 

4/5

Founder(s): 

Wayne Best

Website: 
About the Company

Nanollose is an Australian-based biotechnology company advancing innovative technologies relating to the production, processing, and applications of microbial cellulose.

Material

Nullarbor™ fibre is made from microbial cellulose using an eco-friendly lyocell process. The fibre is stronger than conventional lyocell made from trees and the starting material is made by the natural fermentation of wastes and by-products from the agricultural and food industries which contain carbohydrates.

Technology

Nanollose has developed a process that creates microbial cellulose from industrial organic and agricultural waste, which is then transformed into rayon fibers. The process doesn’t involve the felling of trees or require the use of arable land or its associated use of irrigation, pesticides, and other resource-intensive inputs. Nanollose's Tree-Free Nullarbor™ fibre is spun into yarn, for knits or wovens. Yarns are suitable for 3D knitting technology.

Applications

Fashion

Selected Brand Partnerships

Von Holzhausen and other undisclosed brands.

Nanollose, Nullarbor, Next-gen silk, alternative silk, sustainable silk

Nanollose, Nullarbor, Next-gen silk, alternative silk, sustainable silk

Nanollose, Nullarbor, Next-gen silk, alternative silk, sustainable silk

Images: Nanollose.

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