PANGAIA

PANGAIA is a materials science company on a mission to save our environment. We are a global collective of one heart and many minds.

Summary

This includes scientists, technologists, and designers, working collectively to create essential products from innovative tech and bio-engineered materials.PANGAIA is a direct-to-consumer brand, but also functions as a B2B company, bringing breakthrough textile innovations and patents into the world, by distributing to brands. Each technology we work with aims to solve an environmental problem of the fashion, apparel and natural industries.
We hope to drive these solutions further by making technologies and materials available to companies across different industries. By introducing these innovations, we design materials, products and experiences for every day and everyone.
We partner with the world’s leading research institutions, laboratories and scientists to bring to life the latest problem-solving innovations in materials science. We pioneer our own breakthrough technology like FLWRDWN™ , employ bio-based fibres, as well as materials made from recycled plastic and garment waste.
FLWRDWN™
Our Italy-based R&D lab is supplemented by unique scientific partnerships with research labs and institutions in Europe, US, Japan and Korea. There, we develop bespoke materials science innovations, which we use for our own direct-to-consumer apparel brand, as well as to supply to other brands.
PLNTFIBER™ & FRUTFIBER™
We’re diversifying our range of bio-based materials to help address the problems linked to the world’s over-reliance on cotton. We’ve developed two fabrics that look and feel like cotton, with zero cotton used.
FRUTFIBER™ repurposes food waste, turning banana leaf fiber, pineapple leaf fiber and bamboo into a new, innovative fabric. PLNTFIBER™ uses renewable, fast-growing plants such as Himalayan nettle, bamboo, eucalyptus and seaweed—so you can look good and do good.

News

    Global Fashion Agenda Welcomes New Board Member

    Global Fashion Agenda (GFA) is delighted to welcome Harsh Saini to its Board of Directors. An industry veteran in sustainability, supply chains, thought leadership and innovation, Harsh has spent over two decades at global brands in various roles fro

    Reflections on Global Fashion Summit: Copenhagen Edition 2022

    After two years of delivering our annual Summit to people digitally, this month over 900 leaders of brands, retailers, NGOs, policy, manufacturing, and innovators descended on Copenhagen in a bid to drive urgent action at the latest edition of the Gl

    World Environment Day 2021: Regenerative Agriculture and Fashion

    Continued unsustainable practices and the destruction of our planet’s ecosystems not only present a great threat towards biodiversity but also to the future survival of our planet’s natural carbon sinks.

Related solution providers

    HEIQ

    HeiQ (LSE: HEIQ) is a Swiss IP innovator and established global brand in materials and textile innovation.

    BALENA

    Balena is a material science company, developing compostable and biodegradable thermoplastic materials.

    MYCOWORKS

    MycoWorks developed and owns Fine Mycelium, the world’s only proprietary biotechnology that harnesses mycelium to grow a made-to-order natural material that offers the performance of the finest animal leather with lower environmental impact.