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A ground breaking method for custom-made clothes using mushrooms roots

January 2021
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MYCOTEX offers an award-winning, all-in-one solution for fashion brands. They are textiles made from mycelium and combine those with proprietary seamless production technology to create custom-fit garments, allowing brands to set the latest trends whilst offering truly sustainable products. The groundbreaking manufacturing method solves several major issues in the fashion, interior and automotive industry. It reduces cost, waste, and labour-intensity of cut & sew operations, replaces plastics and leathers with compostable materials and improves the comfort and fit of fashion products. The “Made by MYCOTEX” signature production method makes products instantly recognizable and makes it easier for brands to create innovative, custom-fit products that let consumers live a sustainable lifestyle while following the latest trends.

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Label Date January 20, 2021
From Netherlands
Maturity stage Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab
Looking For Network, New clients, Funding, Partners, Credibility

The environmental benefits

  • Reduces 10 - 30% of production waste compared to a conventional supply chain
  • 100% home compostable
  • Total production time reduced to 50% leading to a reduction of time-to-market of 20% average
  • 0% hazardous chemicals, pesticides, animals or animal derived products
  • On-demand production will save 10% of pre-production waste
  • 0% water used for (through and through) dyeing

The Financial benefits

  • Due to the seamless production technique, MYCOTEX products will be 25% less expensive compared to leather products
  • Personalisation decreases online return-rate up to 38%

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Company Profile


MYCOTEX is the first material created for NEFFA, the ground breaking manufacturing method for textile products.

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Headquarters 3812 PR Amersfoort, Netherlands

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Hello Tomorrow

Hello Tomorrow is global non-profit on a mission to unlock the potential of deep tech to solve the world's toughest challenges, by promoting, empowering & connecting deeptech entrepreneurs across the globe with the right enablers

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EIB Institute

The EIB Institute was set up within the EIB Group (European Investment Bank and European Investment Fund) to promote and support social, cultural, and academic initiatives with European stakeholders and the public at large. It is a key pillar of the EIB Group’s community and citizenship engagement.

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