In June 2019, Vienna Textile Lab attended the sixth annual innovation summit of Wear It Berlin, an event dedicated to wearable technology. Conferences like these can be a crucial turning point for start ups, as they have the power to assemble people who share visions, interests, ideas and sparks.
Natural dye resources are generally associated with plants, flowers, fruits, some people might think even beyond that. Latest developments in biotech research, however, add algae, fungi and bacteria to the list of resources for natural, biodegradable pigments.
On 5th and 6th November 2018, the Green Chemistry Conference assembled over 200 scientists, entrepreneurs and policymakers in Vienna who had one thing in common: pushing innovative green-tech forward.
Last year Vienna Textile Lab got the opportunity to participate in a program called ClimateLaunchpad which is a professional competition platform for special business ideas.
Bacteria were first discovered and scientifically studied in the 17th century, and although many hundred years have passed since then, and much has been done in research and science, it is believed that the majority of bacteria found on our planet are neither known nor described.