On 2nd of June 2023, the opening ceremony of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Cellulose High-Tech Materials at the Universitäts- und Forschungszentrum Tulln (UFT Tulln) took place.
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.
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 […]
Innovation Lab x ALBINI_next – collaborating towards more sustainable practices in the fashion industry
In November we were hosting in our Viennese lab a brilliant young designer and a sustainable colour researcher Julia Kaleta from Amsterdam.
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.
inception in 2017, VTL cooperates with the bacteriograph and bacteria hunter Erich Schopf from Vienna, Austria. Erich has accumulated a huge treasure trove of different, intensely coloring bacteria over 20 years. We invited Erich for an interview to tell us how he discovered his passion for collecting bacteria and what he learned from working with microorganisms.
As part of her fashion tech studies at Art University Linz with an MA in textile design, Julia contacted our founder Karin to learn the basics of working with microorganisms.
Coffee, Art and Bacteria in Vienna.
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.