11/10/2017 – Amsilk — auf Deutsch lesen

Amsilk – One of the 50 most innovative companies in the world

Amsilk GmbH, the world's first industrial supplier of synthetic silk biopolymers, has been chosen as one of the 50 most innovative companies in the world.

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“Being honored as one of the 50 most innovative companies in the world makes us very proud“, said Amsilk CEO Jens Klein © AMSilk

 
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Amsilk GmbH, the world's first industrial supplier of synthetic silk biopolymers, has been chosen by the German edition of MIT Technology Review as one of the 50 most innovative companies in the world.

Amsilk was recognized for its bioengineered spider silk, a new material which opens completely new possibilities for applications throughout the medical, cosmetic and textile industries.

Together with Amsilk, among the 50 most innovative companies recognized this year are industry giants including the Chinese online-retail giant Alibaba, Amazon, Continental, Daimler, Microsoft and Tesla.

“Being honored as one of the 50 most innovative companies in the world makes us very proud. This award shows that Amsilk’s synthetic silk is not only a highly innovative product, but that it has the potential to disrupt industries and provide substantial added value for our partners, “said Amsilk CEO Jens Klein.

Amsilk GmbH is the world’s first industrial supplier of synthetic silk biopolymers and has its headquarters in Planegg near Munich, Germany. Sustainably produced using a patented biotechnological process, Amsilk high-performance biopolymers have the unique functional properties of the natural product they are based on. The organic high-performance material can be used in multiple ways, including in medical or technical products as well as cosmetic ingredients. Amsilk high-performance biopolymers give everyday products unique properties. Among other things, the polymers are biocompatible, breathable and especially robust.

Amsilk high-performance biopolymers are distributed in the form of Silkbeads (microparticles), Silkgel (hydrogel) or Biosteel fibers. They are currently used in coatings for medical technology products, in the textile industry and as an ingredient in cosmetic products.

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