Recycling fabric is tricky, especially mixed materials such as the hugely popular polyester and cotton blends. What if there was a revolutionary solution that could turn waste fabric into something valuable without harming the environment? That’s the idea behind The Regenerator.
The innovation in a nutshell
Recirculating fashion by separating cotton and polyester blends, turning them into new textile fiber.
Let us explain
The team has discovered a circular technology that uses an earth-friendly chemical to gently separate and regenerate cotton and polyester blends into new, fully useable textile fiber. In short, this innovation will un-mix mixes to create tomorrow’s fashion.
“Through the Innovation Accelerator Program, we can build confidence and make others understand the importance of our research work. The grant will be used for further improving, optimizing and scaling up our process,” says Lisa Schwarz Bour.
Team members: Zengwei Guo, Lisa Schwarz Bour, Erik Nilsson, Erik Perzon
Connected to: RISE IVF