Recent News & Press

Huffington Post writes about LAUNCH Circular Innovation Summit
Huffington Post writes about LAUNCH Circular Innovation Summit

Mango Materials was proud to be selected as an alumni innovator (LAUNCH Green Chemistry Cycle) to participate in the Circular Innovation Summit. This summit brought together members from large companies, start-ups, and other sectors (government, investment, etc.) to discuss the future of the circular economy and how we can all work together to get there. […]

  • circular economy
  • Circular Innovation Summit
  • circular systems
Mango Materials named #5 Hottest Emerging Company in Bioeconomy
Nov 4th 2016 Biofuels Digest
Mango Materials named #5 Hottest Emerging Company in Bioeconomy

Mango Materials was named the #5 Hottest Emerging Company in the Bioeconomy 2016-17 by Biofuels Digest. In 2014-15, Mango Materials was ranked #33 and in 2015-16 was #37. Biofuels Digest hosts their annual Hot 40 and Hot 50 rankings to recognize biotechnology innovation and achievement in fuels, biobased chemicals, nutrition, health, genetics, and materials. The […]

  • advanced bioeconomy
  • biofuels digest
  • biopolymers
Molly to participate in High Water Women event on 10/18/16
Oct 7th 2016 BayStreet
Molly to participate in High Water Women event on 10/18/16

Molly will be presenting at the High Water Women (HWW) fourth annual Symposium on Impact Investing in New York at the City of New York Graduate Center on October 18. 2016. HWW is a not for profit volunteer organization with a focus on empowering women and youth. This year’s Symposium builds on the themes which […]

  • biotech
  • empowering women and youth
  • High Water Women
DOE: 5 bioenergy businesses selected for round two of SBV pilot
Aug 22nd 2016 BioMass Magazine
DOE: 5 bioenergy businesses selected for round two of SBV pilot

Biomass Magazine featured 5 companies that received funding from the Department of Energy as part of the Small Business Vouchers program. According to the article, these “bioenergy collaborations will focus on cleaner methods of producing biochemicals, including developing biodegradable substitutes for conventional, oil-based plastics, as well as developing more energy efficient and carbon-conserving methods of […]

  • biodegradable
  • bioenergy
  • Biomass Magazine
The Daily Californian features eight companies working with Berkeley Labs as part of Small Business Voucher Program
Aug 25th 2016 The Daily Californian
The Daily Californian features eight companies working with Berkeley Labs as part of Small Business Voucher Program

Mango Materials was among the companies featured in the Daily Californian article from August 22, 2016. These businesses will be assigned to work with two to five scientists from the Berkeley Lab along with obtaining access to the lab’s equipment. For the round 2 of the Small Business Vouchers program, the DOE awarded a total of […]

  • bacteria
  • biodegradable
  • biopolymers
Five companies receive $1M total for Round 2 of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Small Business Vouchers Pilot
Aug 22nd 2016 EIN NewsDesk
Five companies receive $1M total for Round 2 of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Small Business Vouchers Pilot

Mango Materials was one of five companies featured in the EIN News press release surrounding the DOE’s Small Business Vouchers program. Other companies featured include ZymoChem (Berkeley and Emeryville, CA), HelioBioSys (Woodside, CA), Virent (Madison, WI), and Avatar Sustainable Technologies (Syracuse, NY). Each of these companies are partnered with national labs in order to advance […]

  • biodegradable
  • biogas
  • biopolymer
Eight Small Businesses Awarded Vouchers to Work with Berkeley Lab on Clean Energy Technologies
Aug 18th 2016 Berkeley Lab News Center
Eight Small Businesses Awarded Vouchers to Work with Berkeley Lab on Clean Energy Technologies

Mango Materials is one of eight companies awarded funding to work with Berkeley Lab as part of the Department of Energy’s Small Business Vouchers program. A total of 43 small businesses around the country were awarded vouchers in the second round of this award. “We are thrilled to be working with the Advanced Biofuels Process […]

  • ABPDU
  • Advanced Biofuel Process Demonstration Unit
  • Berkeley Lab
Mango Materials named in Forbes article about females in agriculture
Aug 11th 2016 Forbes
Mango Materials named in Forbes article about females in agriculture

“Think of a farmer and what do you see? Most probably say something like: “An older, white man, dressed in overalls and a flannel shirt.” And the truth is, most would be right. The average United States farmer is a white male around 58 years of age. But there’s a new contingent rapidly claiming a […]

  • Ag Innovation Showcase
  • agriculture
  • agtech
Visions from the (Bioinspired) Future
Jul 18th 2016 Terrapin Bright Green
Visions from the (Bioinspired) Future

Terrapin Bright Green’s blog listed Mango Materials as one of the new technologies added to their market readiness chart in Tapping into Nature. Other technologies include squid-inspired self healing polymers, fully recyclable shoes, engineered silk, and non-toxic hair dyes. Click here to read Terrapin Bright Green’s blog post about these exciting technologies.

  • biodegradable
  • bioinspired
  • bioinspired innovation
Mango Materials receives NASA STTR with Colorado School of Mines
Apr 27th 2016 NASA SBIR STTR
Mango Materials receives NASA STTR with Colorado School of Mines

Mango Materials is excited to announce our most recent grant award, a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Our team is partnering with Dr. Junko Marr and Dr. Tzahi Cath at Colorado School of Mines to understand membrane bioreactor technology which could then be used on the International Space […]

  • bioproducts
  • bioreactor
  • bioreactor technology