Welcome to PANGAIA

Welcome to PANGAIA, a materials science company on a mission to save our environment. We are a global collective of one heart and many hands — scientists, technologists, designers — creating essential products from innovative tech and bio-engineered materials.

We design products for living in, for any situation and for basic needs. We create our products with smart technology and use as many sustainable & recyclable elements as possible.

We are starting a movement. Designing a better future.

Welcome to PANGAIA

Welcome to PANGAIA, a materials science company on a mission to save our environment. We are a global collective of one heart and many hands — scientists, technologists, designers — creating essential products from innovative tech and bio-engineered materials.

We design products for living in, for any situation and for basic needs. We create our products with smart technology and use as many sustainable & recyclable elements as possible.

We are starting a movement. Designing a better future.

Welcome to PANGAIA

Welcome to PANGAIA, a materials science company on a mission to save our environment. We are a global collective of one heart and many hands — scientists, technologists, designers — creating essential products from innovative tech and bio-engineered materials.

We design products for living in, for any situation and for basic needs. We create our products with smart technology and use as many sustainable & recyclable elements as possible.

We are starting a movement. Designing a better future.

Amanda J. Parkes, PhD
Dr. Amanda Parkes is a fashion scientist with over 15 years of experience in fashion innovation, sustainability, wearable technology, interaction design and smart materials spanning research, development, and product commercialization for start ups and major tech and fashion companies. She is currently the Chief Innovation Officer of Pangaia, a material science brand building a sustainable future in fashion and lifestyle products. Past career highlights include roles as the Chief of Technology and Research at Manufacture NY, founder of fashion tech studio Skinteractive, and co-founder of Bodega Algae, a microalgae biofuels company.

She received a PhD & M.S. in Tangible Media from the MIT Media Lab and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a B.A. in Art History from Stanford University. She has been named to the Business of Fashion 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry, Vanity Fair’s 8 Wildest Women of Silicon Valley, The Glossy 50: Fashion’s Digital Front Runners, a Verizon Pioneer of Humanability and as one of Alleywatch’s 10 Most Influential People in Fashion Technology.

Amanda J. Parkes, PhD

Dr. Amanda Parkes is a fashion scientist with over 15 years of experience in fashion innovation, sustainability, wearable technology, interaction design and smart materials spanning research, development, and product commercialization for start ups and major tech and fashion companies. She is currently the Chief Innovation Officer of Pangaia, a material science brand building a sustainable future in fashion and lifestyle products. Past career highlights include roles as the Chief of Technology and Research at Manufacture NY, founder of fashion tech studio Skinteractive, and co-founder of Bodega Algae, a microalgae biofuels company. She received a PhD & M.S. in Tangible Media from the MIT Media Lab and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a B.A. in Art History from Stanford University. She has been named to the Business of Fashion 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry, Vanity Fair’s 8 Wildest Women of Silicon Valley, The Glossy 50: Fashion’s Digital Front Runners, a Verizon Pioneer of Humanability and as one of Alleywatch’s 10 Most Influential People in Fashion Technology.

Amanda J. Parkes, PhD

Dr. Amanda Parkes is a fashion scientist with over 15 years of experience in fashion innovation, sustainability, wearable technology, interaction design and smart materials spanning research, development, and product commercialization for start ups and major tech and fashion companies. She is currently the Chief Innovation Officer of Pangaia, a material science brand building a sustainable future in fashion and lifestyle products. Past career highlights include roles as the Chief of Technology and Research at Manufacture NY, founder of fashion tech studio Skinteractive, and co-founder of Bodega Algae, a microalgae biofuels company. She received a PhD & M.S. in Tangible Media from the MIT Media Lab and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a B.A. in Art History from Stanford University. She has been named to the Business of Fashion 500 People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry, Vanity Fair’s 8 Wildest Women of Silicon Valley, The Glossy 50: Fashion’s Digital Front Runners, a Verizon Pioneer of Humanability and as one of Alleywatch’s 10 Most Influential People in Fashion Technology.

pan | pæn — gaia | gı̄ə

Pan — All-inclusive, especially in relation to the whole of a continent, racial group or religion.

Gaia — Mother Earth.

pan | pæn — gaia | gı̄ə

Pan — All-inclusive, especially in relation to the whole of a continent, racial group or religion.

Gaia — Mother Earth.

Innovative Materials

When it comes to materials science, we’re committed to doing as nature does.

Inspired by the natural diversity in our ecosystems, we pioneer and use materials that consider the delicate balance between sustainability, functionality and purpose.

Click here to discover more about our materials.

Innovative Materials


When it comes to materials science, we’re committed to doing as nature does.

Inspired by the natural diversity in our ecosystems, we pioneer and use materials that consider the delicate balance between sustainability, functionality and purpose.

Click here to discover more about our materials.