Recent News & Press

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
Green Chemistry and Commerce Council discusses partnerships as key to getting green tech to market
Mar 15th 2017 GreenBiz
Green Chemistry and Commerce Council discusses partnerships as key to getting green tech to market

A recent article written by our friends at the Green Chemistry and Commerce Council (GC3) highlights how partnerships are key to getting green chemicals, materials, and technology to market. Based on the findings from a one-day workshop entitled “Leverage Partnerships to Accelerate Green & Bio-based Chemistry Innovation”, the article outlines the essential elements for a […]

  • biobased
  • flexibility
  • GC3
Thomas Ermacora highlights four companies presenting at the 2017 Near Futures Summit
Mar 14th 2017 World Positive
Thomas Ermacora highlights four companies presenting at the 2017 Near Futures Summit

In a post for World Positive, Thomas Ermacora discusses a dawn of new alchemists where companies are doing good things for the environment and turning the current way on manufacturing on its head. The four companies in this session include, Global Thermostat, OPUS 12, Mango Materials, and BIG. Each of these companies are looking for […]

  • alchemists
  • biodegradable
  • environment