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Kraig Biocraft promotes Trevor Kane to chief scientist

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Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, the leading developer of spider silk based fibres, has promoted Dr. Trevor Kane to the position of chief scientist in recognition of the magnitude of his multiple recent achievements. Kraig has achieved a series of scientific breakthroughs in area of spider silk technology with implications for the global textile industry.

Dr. Kane’s successes in creating new transgenics in the lab, and expanding Kraig’s intellectual property portfolio with several new provisional patent applications, mark a significant milestone and advancement in Kraig Labs mission to produce and commercialise eco-friendly materials that exceed the performance and strength of native spider silk, said Kraig Labs in a media statement .

“These new powerful transgenics, recently created by Dr. Kane’s team, were designed for broad commercial appeal. Dr. Kane has certainly earned his promotion with the successful development of this new architecture. This next generation technology, developed in our labs, has the potential to radically advance gains in material performance, above and beyond anything we’ve previously produced,” said CEO and founder, Kim Thompson, Kraig Labs.

“I would like congratulate and commend Dr. Kane and our entire R&D team for their success in developing these breakthrough technologies,” said COO Jon Rice of Kraig Labs.

The new transgenics incorporate several technologies covered by the company’s recent provisional patent applications and set the stage for new commercial applications. (PC)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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