Circular Dining Materials 2023 Ambiente

Circular materials for the future of table culture

Special show for circular and alternative materials

3–7 February 2023, Frankfurt

location: Ambiente
organizer: Messe Frankfurt
material selection & didactics: Diana Drewes, Hon.-Prof. Dr. Sascha Peters

Whether it’s citrus peel, chitin and polysaccharides from crustaceans and insect shells, fish scales or trace elements from algae: a large number of start-ups, scientists and designers around the world are currently promoting material innovations at the interfaces between biology and classic material technologies that aim to achieve a sustainable reduction of the emissions will result.

Organic residues for a new material culture

In the biological cycle, the use of natural resources and the identification of previously unused organic residues offers the greatest potential for innovation, especially for creative professionals, for interior architects and designers and thus also for tableware.

Bio-based material alternatives for energy-intensive materials such as metals and ceramics are emerging, which also enable plastic-free product solutions. In addition, circular business models are increasingly being developed in the technical cycle.

On behalf of Messe Frankfurt we will implement a special area on material-based innovations for the future of table culture at Ambiente 2023. Particular attention will be paid to material developments based on organic residues that enable circularity in the biological cycle and are based on bacteria, fungi or proteins.

Further information on Ambiente 2023 at:

image: fish scales as a ressource for materials (credit: Haute Innovation)