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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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3M Thinsulate helps US' Watson Gloves with sustainable insulation Watson Gloves' goal is to transition all of its gloves to Thinsulate Type EC, which contains 78 per cent fibres made from post-consumer recycled plastic water bottles, & is Global Recycled Standard certified. Mills that are Bluesign and Oeko-Tex certified. Read more…

US' Burlington showcases bio-based fabric with stretch yarn tech Synatural is a unique fabric collection that features planet-positive yarn technology with natural fibre-like aesthetics, engineered for adaptable fabric solutions with lasting comfort and multifunctional performance. Read more…

Belgium's Devan launches biobased allergen control tech The technology is based on encapsulated probiotics, which are natural microorganisms similar in kind to those that can be found in yoghurt, cheese, and other probiotic food. 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…

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…

Clothing Physiology And Comfort Cultural and sociological theories have frequently tried to give oversimplified explanations of the motives of human clothing. Read more…

AquaFuse Slated to Exhibit at the 2023 GCSAA Conference and Trade Show (2/1/23)

ALLIED Feather + Down, in partnership with Fuze Biotech, Takes Home 2023 Outdoor Retailer Innovation Award (1/31/23)


FiltXPO™ will Connect Global Companies with Key Decision Makers at International Filtration and Separation Exhibition (1/30/23)

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