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We design a new generation of bioplastic solutions for
value-added consumer products


named after Nuatanbu Island in the Pacific Ocean that has been swallowed by rising sea levels caused by climate change.

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We believe there is a radically better way to design consumer products that are compatible with Earth. It has become clear to us that plastics must be replaced on the market. By connecting institutional research with commercial design, we developed a unique biobased material that will accelerate the transition to the circular economy and move us closer to a sustainable future.


Founded by interdisciplinary design-driven research team of crafting plastics studio, the innovative solutions are created in partnership with institutional research teams from Slovakia and Germany.  


Manufactured from 100% renewable resources

Stable & durable

NUATAN degrades in industrial compost into water, CO2 and biomass within 120 days. Currently we are also working on a home-compost versions.

NUATAN are material solutions based mainly on Polylactic

acid (PLA) and Polyhydroxyalcanoates types 

of biopolymers (PHA).

These are produced out of natural resources e.g. starches and sugars from corn, sugarcane or potatos.

Depending on the blend,
NUATAN can last dozens of years, can withstand high pressure and resist temperatures of up to 100°C.

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100% biobased
ade of raw renewable resource

100% biodegradable
decomposts within 120 days

high-temperature resistance
withstands 100°C degrees

new aesthetics,
visually unique, coloured with natural pigments

nontoxic and non-allergic

designed and manufactured

in Europe 

With its exceptional properties, NUATAN solutions can be processed by standard plastic industry technologies as injection moulding, 3D printing, extruding,
CNC milling, laser cutting,
heat pressing, etc.
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The results are innovative bioplastic solutions with unique aesthetics suited for high-quality consumer products. They are biobased, biodegradable, durable and heat stable when they need to be.
NUATAN solutions can be tailored into a variety of end materials for applications ranging from interior objects, fashion accessories, houseware, to consumer electronics parts.








To date, we have established successful partnerships with best-in-class furniture and houseware companies, fashion brands, innovation leaders and many more.

We are looking for forward-thinking companies with strong values of innovation and environmental responsibility to build durable consumer products together.


Order a sample box


Contact us at if you have any questions about the NUATAN material, our mission or you would like to interview us.

We’ll be happy to share our story with you.

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Vlasta Kubušová

co-founder of NUATAN

Startup Awards 2016
Category Design, Finalist

Designblok 2016
Diploma Selection
Best Product Design Award

Slovak National Prize 
Design Award 2017

German Design Award 2018
Best Newcomer Nominee

Green Concept Award 2017

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