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The World's First Microbe Grown Headset

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Korvaa is a collaboration between synbio scientists, industrial designers, artists and filmmakers creating a headset made with microbial materials.

Each part of the headset will use microbe materials with different properties. Fungal mycelia for foamy filler, fungi film to replace leather and microbial bio plastics for the hard parts.

The project is an experimental science collaboration which explores the deisgn and functionalities of novel bio based, microbially grown materials. 

The headset will be displayed at the Fiskars Biennale 2019 exhibition and

Helsinki Design Week 2019

Team:

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Visit korvaa.com for more information!

Address:

Synbio Powerhouse

Tietotie 2, 02150 Espoo

Finland

info(a)synbio.fi

Contacts:

Principal scientist

merja.penttila(a)vtt.fi

Media and Communications

nina.pulkkis(a)synbio.fi

Co-Creation manager

tuula.palmen(a)vtt.fi

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