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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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Sandal is made with an algae-based foam The high-performance flexible foam supplied by BLOOM, an Algix brand based in Meridian, Miss., is made from algae biomass harvested from freshwater sources throughout the world. Read more…

Dual active ingredient nets ideal for countering global Malaria Dual is a long-lasting insecticidal net that provides the protection against pyrethroid-resistant mosquitoes. Read more…

Lenzing introduces resource-efficient dyeing for TENCEL Lyocell fibers One-step dyeing process significantly reduces water and energy consumption In traditional dyeing, multiple washes using a significant amount of water, energy, dyes and chemicals may be required to achieve a designated shade of color. Read more…

Biomaterial created from bacterial fermentation Biotechnology company Modern Synthesis has developed a biomaterial from bacterial fermentation that can be used to create a low-carbon alternative to traditional clothing fabrics. Read more…

Sweden's Autoliv unveils revolutionary passenger Bernoulli airbag Autoliv, the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, has unveiled a patented revolutionary new passenger airbag module that can inflate larger airbags more efficiently as well as reduce development time and cost. Read more…

Nike’s ISPA pushes footwear innovation Shoes are built in modular pieces that snap together rather than using glues. Ai enables wearers to incorporate replaceable parts or create their own molds. Everything can be disassembled, melted down, and reused; nothing goes to waste. Read more…

RISE® 2023 Delivered Material Science Innovations to Business Leaders (10/3/23)

Introducing Radilon® Chill-fit, the new RadiciGroup yarn that optimises fabric comfort and freshness (10/03/23)

Acteev expands brand with Launches of Acteev TOUGH, Acteev FREE and Acteev BIOSERVE (9/28/23)

The EMPEL® Textile Finish Now Proves C6 and Water Based Cø DWR Finishes Obsolete (9/27/23)

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