Specialty Fabrics Review July 2022 - 8

[ BRIEFS ]
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Alternative leather
from ... cows?
W
e've seen all kinds of alternative leather
products made from such things as
mycelium, pineapple leaves, coconuts,
apple waste and more. But how about an
" alternative " leather product that isn't really an
alternative? It sounds odd, but VitroLabs Inc.,
a California-based biotech company, is leading
the development of a new scientific process to
grow cellular cultivated animal leather.
The company claims to be able to make
billions of square feet of leather with a single,
harmless biopsy from one cow. According
to the company's website, " With the help of
a happy, healthy animal, we reproduce the
natural conditions that allow those skin cells
to regenerate indefinitely. With our process,
just by donating a few cells, one cow can
change the way real leather is made and
help us live more in harmony with nature. "
Since 2016, the company has been
pioneering the cutting-edge material
made by using advanced tissue engineering
processes to create cell cultivated animal
leather from only a few animal cells. Recent
Series A funding will be used to fasttrack
commercialization, with expansion
of scientific, manufacturing and business
development teams.
" By launching the first production of
A relieved-looking cow, realizing
she won't be turned into a belt or
wallet. Photo: William Warby
cultivated leather, we'll hit a major milestone
in fulfilling our mission to lead the shift toward
a more sustainable future, " says VitroLabs
cofounder and CEO Ingvar Helgason. " There
has been an explosion of companies that are
developing alternative materials to leather.
However, at VitroLabs, our cultivated animal
leather preserves the biological characteristics
that the industry, craftsmen, and consumers
know and love about leather, while eliminating
the most environmentally and ethically
detrimental aspects of the conventional
leather manufacturing process associated
with its sourcing. "
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