Accelerating Market-Driven Innovation and Scalability of Alternative Materials in Consumer Goods from Concept to Commercialization

The race is on to bioengineer carbon-neutral, recyclable, biodegradable, and affordable materials, with a growing number of mainstream brands committing to integrating sustainable materials into their product lines, establishing new relationships with bio-based material innovators leading to commercial growth within the sustainable goods sector.

With next-generation bio-based alternatives reputed as the new frontier for sustainable materials, the

2nd Annual Sustainable Alternative and Bio-Based Materials Summit will showcase original technological advances and innovations powering the new wave of alternative materials, shaping a more sustainable fashion industry.

Whether you have an innovative bio-based material or technology or are looking to integrate more sustainable and bio-based textiles into your apparel product lines, this virtual event will equip you with the information and partnerships to succeed.

Who You Will Meet

  Innovative Materials Companies


   Multinational Fashion Companies


   Biotechnology Companies


  Academics & Research Institutions


   Material & Chemical Suppliers


   Consumer Trend Analysts


  Equipment Suppliers


   Regulatory Bodies


   Biofabrication Solution Providers




   CRO’s, CMO’s & Consultants


   Incubators & Accelerators


What You Will Learn


Learn how to successfully align your company’s strategy with changing consumer trends and requirements to understand purchasing patterns for market gain and growth


Determine how to build strategic partnerships between innovators and brands for the successful integration of sustainable alternatives, for sustainability commitments and product expansion.


Understand the potential of alternative materials to push boundaries of material innovation, in order to create design driven materials and meet consumer standards.


Review the opportunities for increasing scalability and building economies of scale, bringing alternative and bio-based materials to the global market ensuring price point reduction.


Implementing the concept of circularity and circular based systems within production, offering opportunities for removing negative outputs and utilization of feedstocks.

Among Your World-Class Speaker Faculty

Sydney Gladman

Chief Scientific Officer

Material Innovation Initiative

Katina Boutis

Director of Sustainability


Andras Forgacs

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Modern Meadow

Shahriare Mahmood

Director of Sustainability

Spinnova Ltd

Dr Raquel Prado

Head of Research and Sustainability

Ananas Anam

Maurizio Montalti



Isaac Emery


Informed Sustainability Consulting

Jessica Kruger