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University of Borås: Catwalk with Smart Textiles at Sweden's biggest political event

Smart Textiles will participate at Almedalen week – the most important forum in Swedish politics. During a slightly different fashion show the innovations like the world’s first dress made of recycled cotton will be demonstrated. A new technic developed at KTH and GreenHouse Labs made it possible to regenerate textile fibers with perfect results. The fibers have gone through the entire textile procedure for the second time. This is a cooperation between Re:newcell, Svenskt Konstsilke, Smart Textiles and Wargön Innovation.  A dress to be demonstrated is made of 100% paper and is also recyclable. This opens new possibilities to use sustainable materials, as cellulose, instead of cotton. Read more

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