ALT. Leather

next-gen materials made from plants


Australia's first

100% bio-based

leather alternative

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Near Anakie

Turning waste

into textiles

100% bio-based & animal free

Our material is a combination of biomass from existing agricultural industries and regenerative plant based ingredients.

Zero plastics

No PU, PVC, acrylic coatings, or nasties. Just plants.

Australian made

We are proudly manufactured in Australia from Australian ingredients.

Black Plants Photo

Committed to circularity

ALT. Leather is designed with end-of-life in mind.

We source organic ingredients and apply a bio-formula that will not harm the earth. We are designing with end-of-life in mind, testing our material for recyclability and biodegradability.

Passionate about

our planet

Tina Funder

Founder & CEO

Dr. Tuan Nguyen

Chief Scientific Officer

Materials Scientist

Wenjing Sun

Research Assistant

Materials Engineering

Hilary McKie

Research Assistant

Materials Engineering

Andrew Gray


Lab Support

Peter Taitoko

Ag- Manufacturing Partner

Our partners

Monash University

Scientific Research partner


2023 Cohort

Climate Salad

Proud member of Australia's largest climate tech group

Research facility

24/7 co-working lab space.

Early Investor

& StartUp Advice

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Be part of an

Australian first

Keen to talk to us about our revolutionary ALT. Leather? Please don't hesitate to email or give us a call.

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