Working on the Ground Floor of the Mycelium Materials Revolution

Ecovative has been growing fast over the last year, building the facilities to produce millions of pounds of mycelium a year for everything from food to packaging to high quality textiles for the fashion and apparel industry. That production is overseen by a growing team of enthusiastic specialists like Glenn Edmonds. After studying at Rensselaer […]

Building a Better World

Planet Earth is witnessing the largest wave of building and infrastructure growth in human history. To accommodate the ballooning global population, the equivalent of an entire new New York City of floor space will be constructed monthly through 2060, according to Architecture 2030. As commercial and residential development accelerates, the construction sector can ensure the developed […]

Ecovative European Open Patent Program for Composite Materials

Operators on the Substrate production line

Ecovative Design LLC (“Ecovative”) is a biological science and design company, advancing mycelium technology to transform industries with high quality, Earth-friendly materials. Since its founding in 2007, Ecovative has made it part of its mission to make mycelium materials accessible to everyone. The scientists that make up Ecovative’s Mycelium Foundry are pioneers in mycelium materials […]

Empowering Innovators: Celebrating Women in Engineering Day with Ecovative

Celebrating Women in Engineering Day holds immense significance in our quest for diversity and inclusion within the STEM field. By honoring and recognizing the contributions of women engineers, we acknowledge their invaluable impact on technological advancements and problem-solving. It’s crucial to celebrate their achievements to break down gender barriers, inspire future generations of women to […]

Ecovative Raises Over $30 Million, Funding Global Distribution of Planet-Friendly Fashion and Food

The company is increasing production of Forager™ Hides and Foams ahead of new commercial product launches in footwear and apparel. Funds will expand regional availability of subsidiary MyForest Foods popular vegan meat alternative My®Bacon. GREEN ISLAND, N.Y., June 6, 2023 – Ecovative Design LLC, the world’s leading mycelium technology company, today announced the initial closing […]

FFAD Review — Alexandra Kis-Baraksó

The Forager Fashion and Design (FFAD) program puts Forager’s mycelium materials in the hands of independent designers.  For designers, the introduction of a new kind of material is a rare event that creates new possibilities. Forager mycelium hides and foams represent just such a material, made on upcycled plants that would otherwise go to waste, […]

Ecovative’s 2022 — Looking Back at a Pivotal Year

Swersey Silos Opening Celebration

A note from Eben Bayer, Ecovative CEO and Co-founder 2023 is already shaping up to be Ecovative’s biggest ever. But it follows a year full of growth and game changing developments, from major expansions in production scale to high-profile partnerships with world class brands, exciting new innovations in our mycelium technology, and a near doubling […]

How to Grow a Mycelium Company

Farm Scale - Vasil Hnatiuk

To tackle the problem of scaling up sustainable materials, we started working like a mushroom By Eben Bayer- Co-founder and CEO of Ecovative Being first is great, but it can come at a cost. When we introduced mycelium materials to the world, our focus was on one technology: a composite of mycelium and agricultural byproducts […]