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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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INDA releases North American Nonwovens Industry Outlook Report The report provides analysis across all nonwoven end-use markets, providing a comprehensive and accurate view of the total North American nonwovens industry. Read more…

Allergen-reducing textiles As the need for allergen-reducing textiles/applications intensifies, solutions are expanding and product adoption is gradually increasing among consumers. Read more…

Celliant meets revised requirements for Class 1 medical devices in EU The European Union (EU) has upgraded the requirements for the Class 1 medical device designation and Hologenix, creators of Celliant, has met the stricter requirements for this important market. Read more…

TenCate launches PBI Peak5 at AFAC 2023 in Brisbane TenCate Protective Fabrics, a global leader in protective textile technology, has announced the Asia-Pacific (APAC) launch of its groundbreaking fire service outer shell, PBI Peak5, at the AFAC emergency response conference in Brisbane. Read more…

Hemp uses and potential economic impact in Pa. Since receiving a National Science Foundation grant earlier this year, a wide-reaching coalition has started planning for the future of hemp in Pa. Read more…

Asahi Kasei invests in US startup NFW Based in Peoria, Illinois, NFW was founded in 2015 and has developed the only platform capable of producing precision-engineered, natural (non-petroleum-based) leather, foam, and textiles to replace animal and petrochemical-based materials. Read more…

Hyosung Presents New FW 25/26 Textile Trends (2/22/24)

The Textile Gateway - Connecting The Textile Industry To Students (2/19/24)

Sympatex presents innovative technologies at Lineapelle 2024 (2/16/24)

ALLIED Feather + Down Ramps Up RENU:TRACE Program Through Partnership with NEMO Equipment (2/13/24)

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