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FUTURE FARMERS

We aim for a  biorevolution Movement - To fuse science with design, To create a fully circular production of local, sustainable materials and spread it around the world.  Our inspiration derives from the symbiotic processes of nature, specifically the life-cycle of plants, where there is no waste and everything is recycled. 

HOW DID IT START?

The project began in 2016 with one question.

 

What if we could grow renewable, versatile materials, using local resources, instead of making them?

The project objective was to design an efficient, scalable process that could turn local bio-waste into natural and home compostable materials. The initial experiments began with cellulose grown from the Kombucha brewing process. However, due to the mechanical properties, it was determined that this type of cellulose is not suitable for commercial production.  It was back to the drawing boards for a long time but after years of trial and error, founders  were able to create Scoby Packaging Materials, a durable, home compostable, 100% plastic-free material. Since then MGL has created a variety of materials that hold the possibility to take the material industry into a more sustainable path.

Timeline of MGL

Idea

The project goes viral >1M views.

 MakeGrowLab is born

Pilot production

is setup

1st place in the 

Climate-Kic Accelerator

Awarded € 30K

MakeGrowLab turns heads at the E.U.

Awarded 1.2M PLN

1st prize at the

Chivas Venture Finals

Awarded $ 40K

Our First

team members 

1st project with a 

Fortune 500 company

Colgate-Palmolive

MGL joins 

Plug and Play

in Sillicon Valley, U.S.A

MGL joins 

Plug and Play

in Milan, Italy

1st place in the

MIT Enterprise Forum CEE

100K PLN

2023

2+ packaging pilot projects 

with a 

Fortune 500 companies

Hydrophobic nanofibers development

2024

Move to demo pilot facility

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