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Mango Materials selected as one of 15 innovators in batch #3 of the Fashion for Good – Plug and Play accelerator
Mar 19th 2018 Fashion for Good
Mango Materials selected as one of 15 innovators in batch #3 of the Fashion for Good – Plug and Play accelerator

Mango Materials has been selected as one of 15 innovators for the Fashion for Good – Plug and Play accelerator. As part of Batch #3, we will be participating in events from March to June at their facility in Amsterdam that include meetings with brands, mentors, and corporate partners in the sustainable fashion space. Fashion […]

  • accelerator
  • Amsterdam
  • biodegradable
Mango Materials #47 of 50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy 2018
Mar 5th 2018 Biofuels Digest
Mango Materials #47 of 50 Hottest Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy 2018

Mango Materials is honored to have made the list of the 50 hottest companies in the advanced bioeconomy for 2018. This list is generated from votes by the invited international Selectors and subscribers of Biofuels Digest, the world’s most widely-read bioeconomy daily. Other companies making the list include Novozymes, Coca-Cola, IKEA, Boeing, Impossible Foods, LanzaTech, […]

  • advanced bioeconomy
  • biofuels digest
  • biopolymers
Molly wins Amazon’s Women’s First Award at Global Entrepreneurship Summit
Nov 20th 2017 The Hindi/India Times
Molly wins Amazon’s Women’s First Award at Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Molly represented Mango Materials at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES2017) in Hyderabad, India. Molly was selected as a semi-finalist to pitch at the catalyst pitch competition held by Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST). The semi-finalists were chosen based on a combined score that took into account the public vote, pitch video, and feedback from expert […]

  • biopolymers
  • entrepreneurship
  • GES2017
Mango Materials named one of the “Hottest 40” companies for 4th year in a row!
Oct 17th 2017 Biofuels Digest
Mango Materials named one of the “Hottest 40” companies for 4th year in a row!

Mango Materials was named #12 of the 40 Hottest Emerging Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy by Biofuels Digest. We are honored to continue to be recognized by the readers of Biofuels Digest! To read the full list, click here.

  • advanced bioeconomy
  • biofuels digest
  • biopolymers
Mango Materials announces path to biodegradable fibers
Oct 3rd 2017 Fast Company
Mango Materials announces path to biodegradable fibers

Molly Morse announced at SynBioBeta 2017 that Mango Materials has a path to biodegradable fibers. The PHA fibers are an interesting solution that allows you to have a closed-loop process and help reduce the amount of waste generated by the textile industry. “The material can also reduce ocean plastic pollution. If a T-shirt made from […]

  • biodegradable
  • biopolyester
  • carbon
Mango Materials Recognized for SBIR/STTR Successes
Sep 19th 2017 SBIR-STTR
Mango Materials Recognized for SBIR/STTR Successes

Recently, Mango Materials was recognized for their successes with the NSF SBIR and NASA STTR program. This post highlights the early methane to biopolymers work here on Earth using the NSF funds along with the more recent methane to biopolymers in a microgravity environment funded by NASA. We are honored to have received this funding […]

  • biopolymers
  • cosmetics packaging
  • ecofriendly
“From Methane to Bioplastics: The Mango Materials Story” highlighted by SynBioBeta
Sep 8th 2017 SynBioBeta
“From Methane to Bioplastics: The Mango Materials Story” highlighted by SynBioBeta

The SynBioBeta team interviewed Molly in preparation for her lightning talk at SynBioBeta SF on October 4, 2017. Molly talks about why biopolymers are an exciting field to be in, the biggest opportunities and challenges for biobased products, along with other topics. Click here to read the entire interview.    

  • bacteria
  • biobased
  • biobased products
Mango Materials is awarded Phase II STTR from NASA
Aug 1st 2017 SBIR-STTR
Mango Materials is awarded Phase II STTR from NASA

Mango Materials has been selected for a Phase II STTR award from NASA to explore the production of biopolymers in a microgravity environment. This funding (titled “A Novel, Membrane-Based Bioreactor Design to Enable a Closed-Loop System on Earth and Beyond”) will aid in continuing the work from the Phase I award. Mango Materials will once […]

  • biodegradable
  • biopolymers
  • bioreactor design
5 Everyday Products Made from Biomass
Jul 27th 2017 Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
5 Everyday Products Made from Biomass

Mango Materials was featured in a US Department of Energy (DOE) blog post called “5 Everyday Products Made from Biomass: A Few May Surprise You”. This post highlights DOE’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) work behind the scenes, partnering with industry, universities and national laboratories to improve the technologies that produce homegrown bioproducts such as fuels, […]

  • BETO
  • biobased
  • biobased plastic
Anne Schauer-Gimenez, VP of Customer Engagement interviewed by Bio-Based World News
Jul 21st 2017 Bio Market Insights
Anne Schauer-Gimenez, VP of Customer Engagement interviewed by Bio-Based World News

Emily O’Dowd from Bio-Based World News sat down with Anne Schauer-Gimenez, VP of Customer Engagement at Mango Materials for a 5 minute interview. Anne discusses her motivation for going into the biobased industry along with advice for other start-ups in this space. Check out the interview here ahead of Molly Morse’s presentation at Bio-Based Live […]

  • biobased
  • Biobased World News
  • biodegradable