NC IDEA is a private foundation with a mission to maximize the economic potential of the people of North Carolina by supporting the formation and fruition of high-growth entrepreneurial endeavors in the state. Renaissance Fiber was a 2019 awardee of a NC IDEA SEED grant.
The CIE was instrumental to the early growth of Renaissance Fiber. Their guidance helped Renaissance Fiber win an NCIDEA SEED award in 2019.
The Biomimicry Institute, is a non-profit organization that empowers people to create nature-inspired solutions for a healthy planet. Renaissance Fiber was a 2021 finalist for the Institute's Ray of Hope Award
The NC State College of Textiles is a resource hub of textile innovation. They support many aspects of our fiber development.