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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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US' Braskem to produce carbon negative bio-based polypropylene Braskem announced a project to evaluate producing carbon negative bio-based polypropylene (PP) in the US. The project would utilize Braskem’s proprietary technology to convert bioethanol into physically segregated bio-based polypropylene. Read more…

France's RecyOuest starts recycling line for agricultural waste nets RecyOuest, a French green economy company, has successfully started up world’s first recycling line that produces recycling fibres for nonwoven applications from agricultural plastic waste nets. Read more…

Bally Ribbon Mills displays high-performance products at US' SHOT BRM’s highly abrasion resistant specialty binding tapes, is ideal for edge binding on load bearing equipment and soft-sided backpacks and luggage. BRM’s materials offer consistent quality and width, optimising the sewing fabrication process. Read more…

Electronic Second Skins Are the Wearables of the Future Flexible e-skins could be used to measure wearers’ blood pressure, temperature, and oxygen levels in real time, assisting with diagnoses and health care. Read more…

Clever way some states are trying to reduce waste and boost recycling Plastic packaging is out of control, but what if companies were charged for everything that was sent to a landfill? Read more…

Sweden's Renewcell produces new fibre material with Andritz Renewcell has produced a fibre material with the ADuro textile fibre preparation system from Andritz. The process produces pure dissolving pulp from 100 per cent textile waste. Read more…

CORDURA® Advanced Fabrics and MYSTERY RANCH Collaborate with DIOR for 2023 Summer Men’s Collection (3/21/23)

Hand-feel measurement made easy: Data-backed solution for objective haptic testing at Techtextil North America (3/20/23)

100% naturally sourced yarn: RadiciGroup launches Biofeel® Eleven (3/17/23)

Hyosung Joins Surfers Against Sewage Ocean Network (3/16/23)

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