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Innovation at ORSM2022 TRENDS: Take a look at some of the new innovations from the 2021 Outdoor Retailer Sumer Market, August 10 - 11, in Denver featured in the FabricLink Network's Innovation Watch. Read More.

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.

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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Secondhand Surge: Inflation, Product Scarcity, and New Tech Platforms Fuel Resale Market Rising prices and merchandise shortages are driving the growth of re-commerce today — and digital tools are helping small businesses easily get in on the action. Read more…

PANGAIA and Spiber launch biofabricated hoodie Spiber’s Brewed Protein materials are made from plant-derived biomass and a proprietary fermentation process that produces a biological building block that can be sculpted for different applications. Read more…

SWISS RESEARCHERS DEVELOP WEARABLE TEXTILE EXOMUSCLE Researchers at ETH Zurich, a public research university in Switzerland, have developed a wearable textile exomuscle that serves as an extra layer of muscles. Read more…

Self-powered smart pillow tracks sleep This smart pillow could have uses beyond tracking sleep, the researchers say, such as to monitor patients with diseases that affect the movement of the head, and it could be adapted to warn about a user at risk of falling out of bed. Read more…

GERMANY'S BASF & FOUR COMPANIES JOIN HANDS FOR PET RECYCLING The European Green Deal requires all packaging to be reusable or recyclable by 2030 – a regulation that is perceived as particularly challenging for multilayer packaging, since its layers first need to be separated before entering recycling streams. Read more…

Major support for smart textile R&D announced Government contracts, historically, have been a major source of funding for research and development in the advanced textiles world. Smart textile technology could be poised to take a giant step forward with a new program. Read more…

New Method Can Remove Dyes From Wastewater (8/11/22)

Downlite Presents Designing with Down (8/10/22)

Archroma to acquire the Textile Effects business of Huntsman Corporation (8/9/22)

NNT and Polygiene team up to create new frontline workwear uniforms for health professionals (8/4/22)

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