Spider Silk

Protein-based fiber with exceptional tensile strength, ductility, and toughness.

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Spider silk fiber's exceptional mechanical properties give it potential as a premium material in textile, footwear, and bioabsorbable medical implants; however, high spinning costs have caused some manufacturers to explore the unspun protein in cosmetic applications. The greatest short-term opportunity for clients is to engage in the development of lower-cost cosmetic ingredients or higher-margin ...

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