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Dr Jim Ajioka

A new approach to fabric dyeing

Dyeing textiles and clothes using pigments grown by microorganisms has, in the last month, seen Cambridge start-up Colorifix bag a synbio prize and feature in the latest issue of Cambridge Business.

Co-founded by David Bugent, Orr Yarkoni and College Fellow Dr Jim Ajioka, Colorifix is exploring a new approach to an industry that the World Bank estimates as contributing 17-20% of industrial water pollution worldwide.

Find out more about the Bio-Start competiton win  and read the Cambridge Business article (pages 56 and 57).


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