Silk 2.0. Spider silk and beyond
Sustainability

PERFORMANCE DAYS, Munich

Thursday 23rd April 2020

10:45 - 11:45

Expert Talk Area

Silk makes around 0.2% (or less) of the global fibre production. This, together with the fact that it is seen as probably THE luxury fibre par excellence, has very rarely brought silk under the spotlight - particularly so in the innovation space. Yet: silk does have interesting material properties that make it an attractive candidate for innovative developments: from fibre to medicine, food and cosmetics.

In this talk we will briefly look at what silk really is, its credentials and characteristics, and then delve to ongoing and recent innovation efforts in the makes or on the market.

About the orator

Ms Dr. Pamela Ravasio

Shirahime

Managing Director

Pamela is specialised in corporate governance and responsibility (CR), with a strong link to innovation processes and digitalisation. She has worked as a consultant with very small and very big companies, and also taken on corporate roles as Global Stakeholder Manager, and as Head of CSR & Sustainability. Under her leadership, the European Outdoor Group and the outdoor industry in Europe at large, developed into a global leader in future-proofing an industry which is dominated by SMEs, private capital and family companies. Pamela champions transparency and an inclusive approach to all partners along the value chain, and leverages the opportunities arising from public facing accountability.


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