Alumni Profile

Modern Meadow: Engineered protein for planet + people

Creating the future of materials through innovations in biology and material science.

Modern Meadow is a climate-tech pioneer creating the future of materials through innovations in biology and material science.

Their bio-materials technology platform with nature-inspired protein solutions delivers better performance, sustainability, scalability, and cost while reducing reliance on petrochemical and animal-based inputs.

Modern Meadow offers “plug and play” technologies that can be dropped into existing global manufacturing environments, allowing partners to bring next-gen products to industries such as fashion, footwear, outdoor, automotive but also Beauty.

Right now, Modern Meadow bio-materials are helping visionary companies bring high-quality, sustainable products to market. They’re showing the world that bioinnovation drives results. Their Innovation is centered on Ecodesign and Traceability.

Modern Meadow focuses their innovations on unmet market needs related to both performance AND sustainability. Their rigorous Innovation to Market (i2M) process embeds life cycle thinking and circularity principles from technology inception to commercialization.

They select and work with suppliers and partners to offer complete LAB-to-BRAND™ traceability of their inputs and ensure that their entire supply chain is committed to social and environmental responsibility.

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Andras Forgacs

Co-Founder, Board Director
Modern Meadow

Sustainability is on everyone’s minds. We definitely see this as a trend, but not one that is going away.

Andras Forgacs

Co-Founder, Board Director
Modern Meadow

Alumni News

November 02, 2023

Modern Meadow is being recognized for developing a more efficient textile dyeing process called Bio-FREED™ Powered by Bio-Alloy™. Using the Bio-FREED™ platform, a bio-based protein foam can dye any type of fiber. This revolutionary process conserves 95% of water compared to traditional dyeing methods, reduces energy consumption by 75%, and utilizes 80% fewer dyes and chemicals.

February 28, 2023

Tory Burch Turns to Modern Meadow Bio-Alloy™ For Ella Bio Tote

Modern Meadow, a purpose-driven biotechnology company revolutionizing consumer goods, today announced its Bio-Alloy™ proprietary protein-based technology is coming to the Tory Burch runway as the American fashion brand debuts its first-ever plant-based leather alternative tote, the Ella Bio, an evolution of the iconic Ella tote.

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