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Asics Ventures Invests in Synthetic Spider Silk Startup

Rivet's 2020 Denim Circularity report takes a deep dive into how the global denim industry is plotting its circular future amidst a worldwide pandemic.

Asics Corp.’s investment subsidiary, Asics Ventures, has invested in Seevix Material Sciences Ltd., which produces patented man-made spider silk. Dubbed SVX, the material possesses natural spider silk’s superior strength, elasticity and durability, while also being sustainable and biodegradable. Seevix manufactures SVX through biomimicry in a controlled fermenter-based process. SVX is a bio protein functional silk,…

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