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Innovative Textile Products Transforming the Textile Industry

heartpatchMedical textiles: what’s next?

“Health in hands,” is one of the catch phrases that illustrate a new focus in health care today. Proactive health care by monitoring and managing health issues continues to gain broader acceptance, particularly in developed and developing economies. Textiles of many kinds enhance health care products and contribute to the next phase of improvements."

From IFAI's Advanced Textiles Source magazine.

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MEDICAL ARTICLES Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Miss ORSM? Or maybe need a second look at the great innovations from the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market held July 26-29 in Salt Lake City? Review the best. Read More.
vestMEDICAL FABRICS Sustainable biomedical textiles for the future. Textiles are especially suitable for use on and in the human body. The body itself consists of many fibers too, including muscle, tendon and nerve fibers. Textiles can also be used to make copies of entire organs or parts of them. Read More.

vestMEDICAL FABRICS Weaving biological tissues. In developing the fabric, the biomedical engineers looked to the adaptive properties of plant and animal tissues. The long-term goal is to weave biological tissues that are like human body parts that reflect the biology, architecture and mechanical properties of the periosteum to replace failing joints. Read More.
MEDICAL NEWS & VIEWS
Successful method found for recycling blend textiles into new fibres The technology will be scaled up and made available to the global fashion industry. The finding is a major breakthrough in the journey towards a closed loop for textiles. Read more…

Ground-Breaking Nanotechnology, The Optimal Solution for Fashion And Textile Companies Based in Frankfurt, Acanthurus GmbH is a nanotechnology company bringing a different type of warming technology to Europe, known as Nanogy. Read more…

How Dropel Fabrics Is Reinvigorating The Fashion Industry With Tech Dropel has developed a method of treating cashmere that makes it resistant to stains and able to repel liquids. Read more…

MOMA Exhibition Highlights Biofabrications And New Technologies As The Future Of Fashion The future will be greatly shaped by those in the fashion industry – not as designers or those close to the end of the chain, but those who are making the clothes, who are predominately women. These women are reshaping whole economies and social hierarchies, Read more…

Spider silk and stem-cell leather are the future of fashion An incubator called Fashion Tech Labs is trying to break the textile pollution cycle with new tech like stem-cell leather, recycled fabrics and ultra-strong spider-silk-based fibers. Read more…

This 12 Years Old Boy Is Sewing Stuffed Animals For Sick Kids Just this year, he has made 450 stuffed animals and sent them to sick children around the world. Read more…

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