Learn about the FFG Innovationcamp BIG Bio, a new project aimed at promoting sustainable innovations with bio-based materials through knowledge transfer between scientific and industrial partners. Follow our journey for the next two years as we collaborate to achieve the common goal of sustainable development.
Phönix Award: Best Female Entrepreneur 2022
Vienna Textile Lab selected as the winner of the Austrian Start-up prize PHÖNIX, in the category of ‘Best Female Entrepreneur’ 2022! The Austrian Start-up prize Phönix (Österreichischer Gründungspreis PHÖNIX) is managed by aws (the Austria Wirtschaftsservice) on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF) and the Federal Ministry of Labour and […]
Techtextil Frankfurt 2022: showcasing our circular textile printing solution in collaboration with Living Colour
The partners Vienna Textile Lab and Living Colour Collective are two visionary businesses from Austria and The Netherlands with a proven track record of success in the field of microbial dyes. Both companies have known each other for years and sought an opportunity to work together. They decided to apply for the ELIIT Call 2 […]
Announcement – Press Release
Innovation Lab x ALBINI_next – collaborating towards more sustainable practices in the fashion industry
Partners we love: Living Colour with Laura Luchtman and Ilfa Siebenhaar
Meet the designer duo from Rotterdam whom we have known and admired for years! Laura and Ilfa are specialized in bio-dyeing with bacteria. Throughout 2021-2022 we finally found the opportunity to work together on an exciting project.
The Ars Electronica Festival Linz 2021: Where microbe enthusiasts meet and look into the future
Our technology and expertise play a vital role in the rise of new aesthetic projects towards sustainable clothing. Here is the review of our Ars Electronica 2021 exhibition visit through the eyes of our founder Karin at one of the world’s most important media art festivals.
Projects we love: The Atlas of Sustainable Colours by Julia Kaleta
Julia Kaleta is a sustainable colour researcher on a mission to create a compendium of shades and tones made with plants and bacteria.
ChangeNOW 2021: Pitching for sustainable planet
Vienna Textile Lab was officially selected among top innovative start-ups to pitch in front of the jury at ChangeNOW 2021, the world’s largest conference with innovations for the planet. There are a ton of brilliant solutions and initiatives addressing the myriad of environmental issues on our planet, like recycling or transitioning to clean energy, but […]
Piecing it all together!
In the last WORTH Partnership project – related blog, we told you the story of the young designer’s
2nd trip to the Austrian capital. Continue reading to find out more about how our cooperation continued and resulted in beautiful fashion pieces even in today’s challenging times.
Connecting the dots
Across the EU, startups, small companies or projects at the intersection of design and technological innovation are on the rise. Despite the fact that networking and finding others with similar visions out there seems to be easier in the digital age, the EU fosters multisectoral thinking and internationalisation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in a number of ways.