Start-up Says It’s First to Copy Spider’s Silk Spinning Process
December 6, 2018
Seevix Material Sciences Ltd, a spider silk start-up based in Jerusalem, says it’s the only company to successfully replicate the process of creating spider silk.
Real spider silk is strong, incredibly elastic, and able to withstand extreme temperatures. It is also biodegradable and biocompatible.
Seevix’s strands are based on 10 years of research from Seevix CTO and Hebrew University Professor Shmulik Ittah. The fibres are a tenth of a millimetre long