Suzanne is a designer turned pioneer of biotechnology for consumer products. She started growing microbial materials in 2003 coining the term ‘Biocouture™’. She advises material startups and global consumer brands on the amazing new world of grown materials. A graduate of the celebrated design school Central Saint Martins in London, her work has been featured widely in the media and exhibited globally. Suzanne is the author of ‘Fashioning the Future: tomorrow’s wardrobe’, she is a TED Senior Fellow, and a Launch Material Innovator - an initiative of NASA, Nike, USAID and the US State Department. For the last 5 years Suzanne has been the Chief Creative Officer of Modern Meadow, a biofabrication startup in New York. In 2014 Suzanne founded ‘BIOFABRICATE’, an international summit fostering design, biology and technology. Today BIOFABRICATE offers three pillars: Design, Consult, Learn.