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Innovation at ORSSTHE TEXTILE INDUSTRY FIGHTS COVID-19: The COVID-19 pandemic has still not reached its peak, and conditions are expected to worsen in the weeks ahead. Many in the textile/apparel industries have already provided their assistance in fighting the impact of the virus. Read More.

Innovation at ORSS2020 TRENDS: Take a look at some of the new innovations from the 2020 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market + Snow Show, January 29 - 31, in Denver featured in the FabricLink Network's Innovation Watch. Read More.

BiosyntheticsTextile Exchange - Launches new micro site ( to demystify biosynthetics. In the future our clothes could be made from sugars, biomass and plant oils.

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BiosyntheticsTHE CUTTING EDGE - Innovative Fabric Developments for a New Outdoor Consumer- Driven by the 80 million Millennial consumers, along with the younger Gen-Z generation, born in the mid-90s and expected to reach 84.7 million by 2020, today's primary shopper groups have a See now – wear now buying attitude.

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BiosyntheticsWhat's New in Comfort Activewear? A Lot! - Comfort remains one of the most important qualities for today's consumers. Feeling comfortable can also make the wearer feel more confident and lead to better performance.

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HUGE SCOPE FOR AGRO-TECH IN TECH TEXTILE SECTOR: INDIA MINISTER India’s agro-tech sector provides the technical textiles industry a huge opportunity to partner with the government as well as the agrarian community and leverage its capabilities. Read more…

A Solution f0r breaking down polyester-cotton blends without degrading fibres or polymer Fashion waste is a global problem, with hard-to-recycle polyester-cotton fabrics commonly ending up in landfills. Two US entrepreneurs developed a machine that breaks down the mix of artificial and natural fibres. Read more…

What Comes After Sustainability? What is Sustainability Anyway? With everything out in the open—no frills, no spin—you can make an informed decision as a consumer, and brands can make informed decisions about where to focus their energy. Read more…

MIT, HARVARD TEAM DEVELOPS FACE MASK TO DETECT COVID-19 INFECTION Scientists have developed a face mask that can detect Covid-19 infection within about 90 minutes. The masks are embedded with tiny, disposable sensors that can be modified to detect other viruses. Read more…

Opinion: Tech adoption brings circularity to fashion industry The ongoing and rapid adoption of technology solutions to temper fashion waste is encouraging, but more needs to be done, and fast. Read more…

FRENCH COMPANIES CARBIOS, MICHELIN MOVE CLOSE TO SUSTAINABLE TIRES Carbios, pioneering new bio-industrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic & textile polymers, & Michelin, a leader in sustainable mobility, have moved closer to developing 100 per cent sustainable tires. Read more…

Moov&Cool supporting elite sport in the UK and Belgium (7/21/21)

Collaboration between HeiQ and The LYCRA Company promises an exciting future for textiles with a focus on stretch, comfort, freshness and sustainability (7/15/21)

Lenzing collaborates with Orange Fiber as part of new TENCEL™ Limited Edition initiative (7/14/21)

Hyosung Publishes New Life Cycle Assessment for 100% Recycled creora® regen Spandex (7/14/21)

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