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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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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…

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…

France's Carbios & Novozymes join hands for PET biorecycling The partnership supports the large-scale industrial deployment of Carbios’ patented PET-recycling technology starting with Carbios’ future industrial reference unit, which will be the world’s first biological PET-recycling plant. Read more…

Lubrizol displays SilSense for car seat covers at India's Auto Expo SilSense has low volatile organic compound (VOC) as it is produced through a cleaner, solvent-free process than other products currently used in the market for vegan synthetic leather. Read more…

Canada's Kapsul Tech unveils shirt with protective collar for athletes Athletes experience repetitive G forces that can cause force and fatigue damage to the muscles and tissues of the neck. Kapsul Atlas can also reduce muscle fatigue and fatigue-related injuries. Read more…

The fashion industry's dirtiest secret Every year 100 billion apparel items are created — enough for every person on Earth to get 14 new pieces of clothing each year, and more than double the clothing produced in 2000. Read more…

Hyosung Presents New Sustainable Textile Solutions at Functional Fabric Fair (3/28/23)

HeiQ announces breakthrough in the development of transparent conductive coatings (3/23/23)

Radici EcoMaterials means 360-degree sustainability (3/23/23)

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

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