What we do

Bacteria has an enormous beneficial quality which Vienna Textile Lab is able to turn into one of the most beautiful things in the world – COLOR.

Vienna Textile Lab fabricates organic colors made by naturally occurring bacteria in order to provide the most sustainable, wholesome and environmentally friendly alternative to conventional synthetic colors.

Using Vienna Textile Lab colors to dye your textiles means to act responsible and thoughtful.

We help designers use new type of materials, methods and concepts in the textile business.

Vienna Textile Lab makes dyeing go easy on human and ecological resources.


Who we are

Karin Fleck
Founder, Manager, Connector of People and Ideas

Karin completed her PhD in chemistry on organometallics and her masters in analytic chemistry.
She had various managerial positions in the energy trading business and lived in Europe and Australia.
She is well connected to industry and startups.


Ilinca Oprea
Biotech Engineer, Microbiologist, Geneticist

Richard Fried
Biotech Engineer, Biotechnologist, Microorganism-Enthusiast

Laura Kühner
Biotech Engineer, Biologist


Tobias Griessler
Biotech Engineer, Biologist, Immunologist

Elizabeth Rodriguez Bringas
Marketing and Business Development, Business Expert