Recent News & Press

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
Is the App-pocalypse Nigh?
Apr 14th 2016 Stanford University e-Corner
Is the App-pocalypse Nigh?

Mango Materials was mentioned in a Stanford University eCorner article about lean start-ups. He mentions the curriculum of the Technology Venture Formation offered in Stanford’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Mango Materials’ CEO, Molly Morse, took an early version of this class and is applying these techniques to the company even today. To read more […]

  • biogas
  • deep technology
  • ecofriendly
Molly to present at BIO World Congress on Monday, April 18, 2016
Apr 7th 2016 BusinessWire
Molly to present at BIO World Congress on Monday, April 18, 2016

Mango Materials was selected to participate in the GreenTech Investor Session at the BIO World Congress in San Diego on April 18. 2016. Molly will join eight other emerging companies who will present their company to a panel of veteran investors, along with venture capitalists, analysts, and strategic investors in the audience. Molly will showcase the […]

  • BIO World Congress
  • biodegradable
  • biogas
Former Mango Materials intern featured in BerkeleyNews
Feb 25th 2016 BerkeleyNews
Former Mango Materials intern featured in BerkeleyNews

Shilpi Mathrani, former intern at Mango Materials, was recently featured in the BerkeleyNews, a publication from the University of California at Berkeley. Shilpi interned at Mango Materials through her participation in UC-Berkeley’s Biomanufacturing to Marketing program which connects Berkeley students with local start-ups. The students get experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and the start-ups […]

  • BerkeleyNews
  • biodegradable
  • Biomanufacturing to Market program
Mango Materials selected in Plug and Play Tech Center’s New Materials and Packaging Batch 1
Feb 22nd 2016 Plug and Play
Mango Materials selected in Plug and Play Tech Center’s New Materials and Packaging Batch 1

Mango Materials was recently selected to participate in Plug and Play Tech Center’s New Materials and Packaging Batch 1 Platform. The Plug and Play team hand picked 20 companies to participate in “Selection Day” and 12 companies were then chosen to participate in the program. Plug and Play is a global innovation platform for startups, corporations, […]

  • accelerator program
  • biodegradable
  • biopolymers
Mango Materials featured in BioBased World News
Nov 19th 2015 BioMarket Insights
Mango Materials featured in BioBased World News

Mango Materials’ CEO, Molly Morse, sat down with BioBased World News Editor Luke Upton to talk about the current state of PHA, scale-up plans for Mango Materials, and what the future holds for biodegradable materials. Click here to read the article.

  • agricultural facilities
  • anaerobic digestion
  • bacteria
Mango Materials once again named to “Hottest 40” List
Nov 4th 2015 Biofuels Digest
Mango Materials once again named to “Hottest 40” List

At ABLC Next in San Francisco on November 3, 2015, it was announced that Mango Materials was named #36 in the “Hottest 40 Small Companies in the Advanced Bioeconomy” by Biofuels Digest! From the Biofuels Digest article: “The rankings, which recognize innovation and achievement in fuels, biobased chemicals and materials by emerging companies, are based […]

  • ABLC Next
  • advanced bioeconomy
  • biofuels digest
Q&A with Dr. Molly Morse of Mango Materials
Jun 14th 2015 Dordan
Q&A with Dr. Molly Morse of Mango Materials

Molly was interviewed by Chandler Slavin for Dordan’s blog.  Chandler attended SustPak 2015 in Orlando and wanted to learn more about Mango Materials and their PHA production  process.  Click here to read the entire interview.

  • biobased
  • biocomposites
  • biodegradable
Mango Materials named “Most Innovative Business” by Think Beyond Plastic
Jul 8th 2015 Think Beyond Plastic
Mango Materials named “Most Innovative Business” by Think Beyond Plastic

Mango Materials is excited and honored to be named “Most Innovate Business” by Think Beyond Plastic.  Think Beyond Plastics’ annual competition “encourages disruptive innovation in materials, manufacturing, recycling, and design that measurably reduces plastic pollution”. Visit Think Beyond Plastics’ website here.  

  • innovation
  • manufacturing
  • materials