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MycoTEX shopper with light & NFC

MycoTEX shopper with light & NFC is developed thanks to a grant of the WEARsustain project. In this project we have improved the material in collaboration with Utrecht University and next to this we researched how to integrated electronic components in MycoTEX. The bag is our final result. It has lighting which responds to sound and an NFC chip directing you to this page.

Product profile

PROPERTIES

Material: 100% mycelium, EL-wire, battery, NFC chip
Colour: natural
Pattern: discs texture

Article number: MY1803
Production date: 30-03-2018
Production location: the Netherlands

MEASUREMENTS

Height = 32 cm
Length = 48 cm
Width = 10 cm

Washing instructions:
whipe off with wet cloth

PRODUCTION PROCESS


Growing base material for the bag, materials used:
– TBD grams of mycelium
– 7,77 L of growing medium (incl. water)
– TBD amount of energy
– 250 Petri dishes
– 18 pipets

Producing the bag based on 3D modelling, materials used:
– 2 sheets of cardboard used from leftover boxes
– 5 balloons
– 20 sheets of clingfoil

The WEAR Sustain project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 732098. The sole responsibility of this publication lies with the WEAR Sustain Consortium. The European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.