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Friday
Nov032017

CITEVE: 8th European Conference on Protective Clothing - Next Edition in Porto 

 

A 3-day conference (7-9 May 2018), in the unique setting of Porto historic city, will bring together industry innovators, technology providers, researchers, clusters and other actors from the Protective Clothing industry sector from across Europe.

The 8th ECPC will embrace domains like integrated electronics/smart textiles, product safety, ergonomics, comfort, sustainability, regulatory aspects and, in addition to the regular ECPC/NOKOBETEF, a supplementary and important theme day dedicated to the needs of Firefighters will contribute to the conference success. This conference is intended for researchers, designers, manufacturers, purchasers, experts in health and safety and human factors, public authorities (procurement), and end-users. 

Abstracts submission until 30th November

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Monday
Oct022017

EURATEX on circular economy in textile & apparel manufacturing at Premiere Vision 

EURATEX was present at the Premier Vision fashion textile show in Paris to replicate the discussion on Circular Economy in textile & apparel manufacturing with four committed companies. They discussed the opportunities, but also the challenges for the sector. EURATEX presented the Policy Brief produced on the topic and called for collaboration to prosper and showcase the industrial potential inherent in Circular Economy business models, if applied correctly.
EURATEX is in the process of collection 100 success stories of European textile and clothing companies adoption circular economy principles in their daily business already today.

Read the Policy Brief here
Contact Mauro Scalia to know more about the Success Cases collection  
  

Monday
Oct022017

Seminar - Smart textiles - Medicine and Healthcare 

The aim of this seminar is to present research and technology in Smart Textiles with focus on the medicine and healthcare sector. With a growing and aging population, the cost for health care and nursing will become a problem in the future. Measuring and robot technology in combination with textiles can provide help and become one of the solutions to address this problem. 

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Monday
Oct022017

Professor Chokri Cherif is Awarded the Cross of Merit of the Republic of Tunisia 

 

Under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Tunisia, Mr Beji Caid Essebsi, the Day of the Sciences was celebrated in July in Carthage (Tunis). On this occasion, a renowned scientist from Dresden, Professor Dr.-Ing. habil. Dipl.-Wirt. Ing. Chokri Cherif was awarded the Cross of Merit of the Republic of Tunisia by the Tunisian President for his outstanding achievements abroad. For the first time, this award has been given to a Tunisian living abroad.

Within the past 12 years, Professor Cherif successfully advanced the Institute of Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology (ITM) to become a thriving institute with currently 240 employees. He has been responsible, inter alia, for more than 1500 publications, 230 patents and 72 national as well as international awards. It has been a particular highlight for him to receive the Future Prize of the German President for Innovation and Technology on November 30th 2016 in Berlin.


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Monday
Oct022017

Smart Textronics Centre of KITECH, SKKU and ITA opens in South Korea 

In September, the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology and the Sungkyunkwan University (both South Korea) together with the Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University (Germany) opened the Smart Textronics Centre in Ansan, South Korea.

This unique cooperation brought the outstanding competences of the partners and their respective countries together to mass produce smart textiles and to start an international R&D program. ITA, as part of RWTH Aachen University, stands for automated textile production, which is constantly advanced in the Smart Textronics Centre in Aachen. The Korean partners in turn bring their excellent know-how in the area of textiles, consumer electronics and digitisation to the table.

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