“Is it possible to grow leather?”

United Kingdom
Published:  18 October, 2018
Susan Schofer

Pioneers in biologically advanced materials, Modern Meadow will be presenting at the at the ‘Leather & Sustainability in Retail Conference 2018’ taking place in central London on November 15.

Modern Meadow have developed the world’s first biofabricated materials brand, Zoa. The biofabricated material is based on collagen. Delegates at the Leather & Sustainability in Retail Conference will find out more about Modern Meadow’s material and hear what is around the corner for this innovation in the leather industry.

Susan Schofer (VP Business Development) will be presenting on behalf of Modern Meadow. Schofer is an experienced product development leader with more than a dozen years industry experience in materials development and biotechnology.

Connect and network with other delegates representing brands, retailers and leather manufacturers from around the world. Delegates will be given the opportunity to put their questions directly to Modern Meadow and other contributors to the event through a panel discussion.

The Leather & Sustainability in Retail Conference is the ideal place to hear the latest industry thinking on sustainability for leather and other material innovations.

Join the conversation by attending the conference on November 15 in Central London: Hear what is possible for Zoa and what’s next for biofabricated materials. – Click here to register

About Modern Meadow

Modern Meadow’s unique and diverse team numbers over 70 people with expertise in molecular biology, material science, engineering and design. Modern Meadow is proud to have the support of world class investors such as Horizons Ventures, Iconiq Capital, ARTIS Ventures, Temasek, Breakout Ventures and Tony Fadell

About the Conference

Co-organised by ILM and Eurofins|BLC, the Leather & Sustainability in Retail Conference 2018 is predicted to be a popular event with attendees from across the leather industry. A key theme of the conference will include ‘sustainable raw materials’, and the event will touch on topics such as; innovation around raw materials for leather. This year’s conference will be considering new materials coming to market and look at transparency and traceability of production within existing processes. Stahl are the lead sponsors of the event and other confirmed speakers including Hotter, Stahl, ZDHC and Marks and Spencer. The half-day event will take place at One Great George Street, Westminster, London and remaining delegate places are limited.

For further information about the conference and to register to attend please click here. Alternatively, contact info@leathersustainability.com or call +44 (0)1604 679 999.

For sponsorship opportunities please contact Maria Wallace at maria@internationalleathermaker.com or telephone +44 (0)203 735 6537.