Carbios now holds some major patents

YarnsandFibers News Bureau 2021-01-20 15:25:16 – France

Carbios, an emerging technical enterprise dealing in bio-industrial solutions, successfully manages to attain the international patent portfolio for the year 2020. 

Carbios is very persistent and prominent in patenting its innovations and ideas in the research and development sector. Over 2020, it has managed to get patents for 3 families around the world; it’s recycling processes and exclusive PET degrading enzymes especially hold a major category. Four new PET enzymes patent families joined and affirmed the company's reputation, which deals in the degradation of enzymes including steps like identification, production and enhancement, last year. Also acknowledged by the renowned journal Nature, the company's strengthening and promising future in recycling technology. The work is also supported and validated by international patent agencies, thus assuring the company's strong conviction to work for sustainable solutions and innovations for plastic and textile management; as enlightened by Lucchesi, Intellectual Property Director of Carbios.

In 2020, Carbios attained 11 patents for its ongoing projects which make the company holds 33 patents in total so far. In this, two significant patents have been made on PET enzymes by the United States; also successful in attaining new grants for its enzymatic PET recycling process in Canada, China and India. 

Carbios' expansion seems quite promising for its position as one of the successful global leaders in PET recycling. The company's progress holds amazing strategies, compatibilities and advantages for the companies working in partnership with Carbios. 

'A green company' Carbios aims to adapt a natural and innovative approach to deal with plastic and textile waste. Carbios' uniquely developed technologies combine enzymes and plastics, therefore not only solving the recent 'plastic and textile pollution' challenges but also catering to the future broader arena of challenges. 

Carbios, founded by Truffle Capital in 2011, majorly deals in innovations and ideas catering to the industry solutions regarding 'plastics and polyester textiles'. With its newly invented technology, it has managed to break down PET into its micro-components and further making materials near to 'virgin quality' out of those minute components. 

Its work has been widely appreciated by the renowned journal Nature. It has also stretched its arms to the international brands like L'Oreal, Nestle Waters, Pepsico, and Suntory Beverage and Food Europe, to execute its inventories towards a circular economy worldwide. 

'CARBOLICE', a joint venture in which Carbios is the primary stakeholder, developed a technology for ‘enzymatic biodegradation technology’ for a bio-sourced polymer PLA in 2016. This technology is a boon in developing a completely new category of plastics that are 100% compostable under normal circumstances and are inculcated with enzymes at its core.

KEYWORDS: compostable textile, bio-sourced polymer PLA, polyester textiles, textile technology, textile innovation patents

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