Woocoa Wins the Animal-Free Wool Prize at the BDC Summit 2018

Team Woocoa from the Universidad de los Andes wins the Animal-Free Wool Prize sponsored by PETA, Stella McCartney, and Stray Dog Capital.

"The winners of the 2018 Biodesign Challenge were announced at a special ceremony at New York’s Museum of Modern Art—and Woocoa won the PETA Prize for Animal-Free Wool, which includes a one- to two-week-long learning experience at designer Stella McCartney’s London headquarters. Created by a group of innovative design students from the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, Woocoa is a vegan wool made from hemp and coconut fibers treated with enzymes extracted from the oyster mushroom.

Read the full press release on PETA.org.

Alison Irvine