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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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France's Carbios partners with Michelin in plastic recycling project he innovative project called WhiteCycle is a first-of-its-kind public/private European partnership including 16 organisations and will run for four years. Read more…

State of the Industry 2022 After two years of uncertainty and global crises, the industrial fabrics industry is prospering. Read more…

Turning leather waste into textile coatings CITEVE, the Technological Centre for the Textile and Clothing Industry of Portugal, has developed a process for turning natural leather waste and by-products from the tanning industry into new textile coatings. Read more…

Mushroom apparel California-based biomaterials innovator MycoWorks has launched its first items made from the flagship mycelium material, Reishi™. Read more…

US bioengineers invent mattress that makes body fall asleep faster The mattress is designed as such that it can simultaneously cool the central areas of the body while warming the neck, hands, and feet, according to the University of Texas at Austin. Read more…

Advanced textiles improve lifestyles, protect environment How advanced textiles are improving lifestyles and protecting the environment Read more…

Texon’s ProWeave technology plays striking role in Umbro’s new Velocita Alchemist football boots (9/23/22)


HeiQ launches HeiQ Allergen* Tech making home textiles sanitation easier and lasting (9/22/22)

Haartz partners with Green Theme Technologies to accelerate PFAS-free and waterless textile finishing in the USA (9/21/22)

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