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Innovation at ORSMUNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA - Arc'teryx Partners with UBC on Next Generation of Water - Oil Repellent Fabric. Fabrics are being fabricated without the use of PFCs, as the toxicity of PFCs can remain in the environment for hundreds of years.

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Harvard MaskHARVARD UNIVERSITY RESEARCH - Wearable Mask Technology utilizes "wearable freeze-dried cell-free" (wFDCF) fabrics integrated into masks or lab clothing that is capable of identifying pathathogens and toxins, including detecting SARS-COVID from a patient's breath.

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BiosyntheticsUNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME - SpydaSilk Research leads to commerciliation of Kraig Labs SpydaSilk. Until now scientists haven't been able to assemble spider silk's genetic proteins into a cost effective fiber with desired properties.

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BiosyntheticsYALE UNIVERSITY - Innovative Robotic Fibers Transform Fabrics into 3D Androids. - The fabric stiffens or softens depending on the temperature, and can be designed with a memory to change shape and return to its original shape.

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BiosyntheticsDREXEL UNIVERSITY - New Age Textile Shield Advanced research offers coated fabric with electromagnetic pollution protection. The project utilizes MXene, a conductive two-dimensional coating materialmdiscovered at Drexel in 2011.

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Toray partners with Honda to develop chemical recycling technology Toray Industries has announced that it has signed an agreement with Honda Motor, to jointly develop a chemical recycling technology for glass-fibre reinforced nylon 6 parts recovered from end-of-life vehicles Read more…

These bionic tights make it easier for patients with MS to walk Cionic’s Neural Sleeve uses sensors and electrodes to stimulate muscles in the leg. Read more…

Allergen-reducing textiles As the need for allergen-reducing textiles/applications intensifies, solutions are expanding and product adoption is gradually increasing among consumers. Read more…

Textiles enhance public and private spaces Three case studies show that textiles can make public and private spaces more welcoming. Read more…

Watching out for greenwashing in your supply chain New laws may soon require those selling products in California or operating in New York to know more about the companies throughout a product’s entire supply chain than just its closest links. Read more…

US' SDL Atlas releases advanced AirPerm Air Permeability Tester SDL Atlas has released the next generation of its versatile AirPerm Air Permeability Tester. The AirPerm now has test head options specific for testing Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). Read more…

Hyosung Presents New FW 25/26 Textile Trends (2/22/24)

The Textile Gateway - Connecting The Textile Industry To Students (2/19/24)

Sympatex presents innovative technologies at Lineapelle 2024 (2/16/24)

ALLIED Feather + Down Ramps Up RENU:TRACE Program Through Partnership with NEMO Equipment (2/13/24)

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