Shrilk Biodegradable Plastic

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A fully degradable bioplastic derived from shrimp shells and silk protein


Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Year Founded
Organization Type
Research Lab
Stage of Development
Research TRL 1
Value Chain Impact


Key Contacts

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Donald E. Ingber, M.D., Ph.D.

Founding Director

Judah Folkman Professor of Vascular Biology at Harvard Medical School and the Vascular Biology Program at Boston Children’s Hospital, and Professor of Bioengineering at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He received his B.A., M.A., M.Phil., M.D. and Ph.D. from Yale University. Ingber is a pioneer in the field of biologically inspired engineering, and at the Wyss Institute, he currently leads a multifaceted effort to develop breakthrough bioinspired technologies to advance healthcare and to improve sustainability.
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Ed Doherty, M.S.

Lead Senior Staff Scientist

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Robert Cunningham

Director of Business Development

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