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Economy Up – press article

Economy Up – press article

February 13, 2018

Thanks to #InnovazioneCircolare and to #EconomyUp for the nice feature and for including us in the list of the italian startups who are promising to play a major role as part of the circular bioeconomy market. You can read more here.

MOGU @Klimahouse 2018

MOGU @Klimahouse 2018

January 20, 2018

Come visiting us at Klimahouse 2018, the leading trade show on sustainable construction in Italy and Europe. From January 24th to 27th, 2018.  MOGU will present its latest innovative, grown products for interior architecture and design.- MOGU Home. You will find us at Gallery level 0 / Stand nr. G0/24  We look forward to meeting you … Read More

Confartigianato Imprese Varese – press article

Confartigianato Imprese Varese – press article

January 12, 2018

Thank you to Confartigianato Imprese Varese for the nice article/report about MOGU’s participation at Klimahouse 2018. We look forward to meeting you there! You can read the article here

GreenNews – press article

GreenNews – press article

December 20, 2017

Thank you to Green News for the feature and coverage about MOGU products and their performative aspects for #GreenBuilding and more . You can read the article here.

MOGU @BIOFABRICATE 2017 – New York (USA)

MOGU @BIOFABRICATE 2017 – New York (USA)

December 1, 2017

Join us in New York on December 7th, 2017 at Biofabricate 2017. MOGU, represented by Maurizio Montalti, will be on stage, discussing recent projects as well as ongoing developments, in regard to novel mycelium materials, such as composites, textiles, leather, etc. @MOGU. MOGU’s work will also be displayed as part of Biofabricate’s Design Lab. BIOFABRICATE is … Read More

EU-BBI / Animation Agrimax project

EU-BBI / Animation Agrimax project

October 2, 2017

MOGU is member and active part of the EU-BBI #Agrimax consortium: http://agrimax-project.eu/ Curious to quickly understand what the Agrimax project is all about? Check out this great animation!  

Surface Design Show – MOGU in the Spotlight

Surface Design Show – MOGU in the Spotlight

September 13, 2017

Thank you to Surface Design Show and to Sally Angharad Booth for the nice feature about MOGU and its products on their newsletter. You can read it here. Further more MOGU products will be presented as part of Surface Spotlight Live from 6 to 8 February, 2018. Cone visiting and explore our incredible products!

MOGU at BE Circular Conference – Brussels

MOGU at BE Circular Conference – Brussels

September 1, 2017

On 12 September 2017, join us in Brussels for the BeCircular Annual Meeting 2017. Maurizio Montalti, R&D director of MOGU S.r.l. will also be present, discussing the topic of #innovation within the framework of the #CircularEconomy, as part of the company’s ongoing scaling up developments. More information about the conference can be found here. Download the program here. #beCircular#fungi #mycelium #growth

WELCOME to MOGU S.r.l.

WELCOME to MOGU S.r.l.

August 1, 2017

We are extremely happy to officially announce that Mycoplast Snc has now officially left space to MOGU S.r.l. It is still the same company, but certainly more structured and advanced, also thanks to the substantial growth that took place during the past years and to the collaborative efforts carried out with multiple prestigious partners. Keep … Read More

MOGU @Word Forum for Responsible Economy – Arras

MOGU @Word Forum for Responsible Economy – Arras

June 15, 2017

Stefano babbini, CEO of Mycoplast/MOGU will be one of the main speakers at the “Word Forum for Responsible Economy”, taking place ion Arras (FR) on June 20th, 2017. Through the lenses of agro-resources and food, the conference will explore how economic sectors and territories can seize the opportunities presented by the bio-economy. Which biomass for which … Read More

Mycoplast / MOGU @Striscia la Notizia – video interview

Mycoplast / MOGU @Striscia la Notizia – video interview

June 15, 2017

Thank you to Cristina Gabetti and to the whole team at Striscia La Notizia, reporting news from our headquarters in Italy (Inarzo -VA). Watch here the video where Maurizio Montalti, R&D director of Mycoplast, conducts Cristina Gabetti through our facilities, explaining processes and showing MOGU solutions and products. #Impact #Generation through #Mycelium #Growth. Occhio al … Read More

MOGU & INDEXLAB @Technology Hub – Milano

MOGU & INDEXLAB @Technology Hub – Milano

April 15, 2017

During the past years the construction industry has shown an ever growing interest in innovation and sustainability, focusing on both environmental impacts and the improvement of living comforts. Within such framework, Mycoplast and INDEXLAB engaged in a collaborative project, aiming to design highly performing panels for acoustic optimisation. Utilising specific categories of mycelium-based materials and their … Read More

MOGU products on show at SUBALTERNO1 Gallery – Salone del Mobile 2017

MOGU products on show at SUBALTERNO1 Gallery – Salone del Mobile 2017

April 1, 2017

During the Salone del Mobile 2017, Subalterno1 gallery transforms into a tropical diorama where hybrid objects depict a possible conversation – both hostile and calm – between human activities and the surrounding habitat. The exhibition will examine the relationship between mankind, the concept of nature and the artefacts, through a selection of different works. MOGU products, developed … Read More

Mycoplast is CHAMPION winner of Alimenta 2 Talent

Mycoplast is CHAMPION winner of Alimenta 2 Talent

January 24, 2017

We are very happy to announce that Mycoplast is the “Champion” winner of the 3rd edition of Alimenta 2 Talent with the MOGU project. Our CEO, Stefano Babbini received the prize today. We are proud and grateful for such award, feeding us with even more motivation than we already had before. Our exciting development continues and #GROWS. You … Read More

Siamo Noi – Video Interview

Siamo Noi – Video Interview

November 18, 2016

Watch online the episode of Siamo Noi (TV2000), broadcasted on November 18th, featuring our CEO Stefano Babbini presenting Mycoplast and its products. From minute 1:42, on. Click here to watch the video.

Biofabricate2016 – Motherboard press article

Biofabricate2016 – Motherboard press article

November 17, 2016

Article about fabricating materials and products/furniture with fungi. Featuring Mycoplast and one of its operative founders Maurizio Montalti, who recently presented the company’s work as part of Biofabricate2016 in NYC. Click here to read the article.

Ricicla TV – Ex Novo Materials – video interview

Ricicla TV – Ex Novo Materials – video interview

November 9, 2016

Interview to our CEO Stefano Babbini, presenting Mycoplast on Ricicla.tv, while exhibiting our company and products as part of the show Ex Novo Materials @Ecomondo 2016. Click here to watch the video.

Ecomondo – Ex Novo Materials

Ecomondo – Ex Novo Materials

November 1, 2016

Mycoplast has been invited to participate and to present its MOGU products during this year’s edition of Ecomondo,  the Green Technology expo taking place in Rimini (IT) from 8th till 11th of November 2016. Within such framework, Mycoplast will take part in the exhibition titled EX NOVO MATERIALS FOR THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY, a show presenting illustrious cases and … Read More

LINKIESTA – press article

LINKIESTA – press article

October 19, 2016

La plastica del futuro? Viene ricavata dai funghi ed è biodegradabile al 100%. Read the full article here.

EFIB 2016 – BioWaste to Value

EFIB 2016 – BioWaste to Value

October 10, 2016

The project AGRIMAX will be presented on October 18th in Glasgow, as part of Biowaste to value: how can policy makers help? (Pre-conference workshop at EFIB 2016). Join this practical workshop to gain in-depth insights around the opportunities and barriers to the use of bio-waste as a feedstock for bio-based products, focusing on urban organic waste and … Read More

AGRIMAX – BBI Horizon 2020 – Awarded project

AGRIMAX – BBI Horizon 2020 – Awarded project

July 10, 2016

Mycoplast, together with the other members of the consortium, has been officially granted participation in the AGRIMAX project. The project is funded by the EU, under the BBI Horizon 2020. Check the project’s website here.  

Collaboration Agreement with University of Pavia

Collaboration Agreement with University of Pavia

July 1, 2016

Mycoplast has been finalising a Collaboration Agreement with the University of Pavia (Italy), addressing the development of a line of novel mycelium strains for materials’ production.

UniCredit Start Lab

UniCredit Start Lab

July 1, 2016

Mycoplast is one of the finalists of the UniCredit Start Lab competition, in the Clean Tech sector.   

EU Seal of Excellence

EU Seal of Excellence

June 6, 2016

We are glad to announce that Mycoplast has been honoured by the European Commission with the Seal of Excellence, under the SME Instrument / Horizon 2020.

Mycoplast is Winner Alimenta 2 Talent

Mycoplast is Winner Alimenta 2 Talent

May 15, 2016

We are happy to announce that Mycoplast has won the Alimenta 2 Talent competition. The prize has been awarded during the  Seeds and Chips event, in Milan.

Biobased Startup Day – Cologne

Biobased Startup Day – Cologne

April 2, 2016

Mycoplast will present the MOGU Project and its activities to a large expert audience, as part of the Biobased Startup Day, in Cologne (DE).  

New Headquarter @Mycoplast

New Headquarter @Mycoplast

January 1, 2016

Join us for the festive opening of Mycoplast’s new headquarters in Inarzo (VA) – Italy!

Rateconomy – press interview

Rateconomy – press interview

December 11, 2015

Rateconomy – The New Economical Vision. Check the viseo interview to our CEO Stefano Babbini, here.

Exclusive Collaboration Agreement with UU

Exclusive Collaboration Agreement with UU

December 1, 2015

We are very glad to communicate that Mycoplast has finalised a highly important Exclusive Collaboration Agreement with the Microbiology Department of Utrecht University.  

STW project – Awarded

STW project – Awarded

November 11, 2015

We are happy to announce that the STW Project  – Mycelium Based Materials for Product Design – presented by Utrecht University, has been approved.  Mycoplast will participate in the project, as final user.

Assobiotec Member

Assobiotec Member

October 10, 2015

Mycoplast is now a member of Assobiotec, the Italian Association for the Development of Biotechnology.

IFIB 2015

IFIB 2015

September 20, 2015

Mycoplast will offer a public keynote presentation, introducing the MOGU project, as part of IFIB 2015, in Lodi (IT).

Exclusive Know-How Agreement with UU

Exclusive Know-How Agreement with UU

June 6, 2015

We are very glad to communicate that Mycoplast has successfully finalised a fundamental Exclusive Know-How Agreement with the Microbiology Department of Utrecht University.

First Collaboration Agreement

First Collaboration Agreement

June 1, 2015

We are happy about having finalised an important Collaboration Agreement with a prestigious Appliances Manufacturing Company, in Italy.  

ANSA – press article

ANSA – press article

April 22, 2015

Dai funghi nasce il nuovo polistirolo ‘bio’ – Prodotto sfruttando gli scarti agricoli Read the article here.

L’Ippocampo – press article

L’Ippocampo – press article

March 24, 2015

I miracoli delle bioplastiche: ancora una volta i funghi ci mettono lo “zampino”. Read the article here.

Il Sole 24 Ore – press article

Il Sole 24 Ore – press article

March 10, 2015

E’ italiana la bio-plastica fatta con i funghi e gli scarti agricoli. Read here the article on Il Sole 24 Ore.  

Mycoplast is Winner GSVC_2015

Mycoplast is Winner GSVC_2015

February 25, 2015

We are happy to inform you that Mycoplast has been proclaimed winner for – Best Business Idea in the Green and Circular Economy – as part of the Global Social Venture Competition 2015 (GSVC2015), promoted by Startup Initiative/Banca Intesa San Paolo, in Milan. 

Mycoplast is born!

Mycoplast is born!

February 1, 2015

The company Mycoplast has been incorporated in Varese (VA) – Italy. Thanks to the expertise of its team, Mycoplast will focus on scaling-up the production of mycelium-based materials and products. We know that it’s going to be a complex challenge, but nevertheless it is a very exciting one. The whole team is fully enthusiast and energetic, … Read More