Germany-based Amsilk, is the world's first industrial supplier of synthetic silk biopolymers. Its bioengineered spider silk is a new material which opens completely new possibilities for applications throughout the medical, cosmetic and textile industries.
Amsilk’s synthetic silk is not only a highly innovative product, but has the potential to disrupt industries and provide substantial added value for its partners.
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.
The company has been chosen by the German edition of MIT Technology Review as one of the 50 most innovative companies in the world. Others in the list are the Chinese online retail giant Alibaba, Amazon, Continental, Daimler, Microsoft and Tesla.