The “Cradle to Cradle Certified” Product Standard is a registered trademark of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, a global non-profit dedicated to transforming the safety, health and sustainability of products. © Freudenberg

24/05/2023 – Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard

Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard

“Material Health” certification for Freudenberg

Gold status according to the Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard Version 3.1. in the material health category was achieved by the thermal insulations ... By  Anna Ugrica

Lars Wismer: “I look forward to being back on board at Messe Düsseldorf again and to working with a strong team to further expand the leading position of the two leading trade fairs and the international portfolios.” © Florian Treiber

28/11/2022 – Personnel matter

Personnel matter

A+A and Glasstec under new management

Lars Wismer becomes new Director of A+A, international trade fair for safety, security and health at work, as well as Glasstec, trade fair for the glass ... By  Sibylle Michel

Testing shows that Livinguard Technology continuously kills bacteria, is hypoallergenic and non-irritating to the skin with performance that lasts wash after wash. © Livinguard

30/03/2022 – Medical textiles

Medical textiles

First-of-its-kind medical scrubs

Livinguard has launched an apparel line of permanent self-disinfecting scrubs, underscrubs, and lab coats utilizing its EPA-registered bacteria-killing ... By  Editorial staff

Soon, mart textiles could become part of everyday life during sports: Fitness wristbands can be supplied with power via the body’s own heat. © Jo Panuwat D/

21/02/2022 – Smart textiles

Smart textiles

Power generation via body warmth

Researchers at Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology in Jena, Germany, are developing a self-sufficient energy supply based on textiles. By  Sibylle Michel

ESA astronaut Dr. Matthias Maurer in summer 2021 during preliminary talks on the Cosmic Kiss mission in DLR's :envihab in Cologne. © DLR

29/11/2021 – Smart Textiles

Smart Textiles

SmartTex shirt for long-term aerospace missions

Researchers will evaluate the effects of the space environment on the human cardiovascular system using the new SmartTex shirt. By  Sibylle Michel

The pandemic and hygiene topics played a central role at A+A 2021, alongside the latest developments in innovative protective equipment. © Messe Düsseldorf/Constanze Tillmann

12/11/2021 – Focus on Safety, Security and Health at Work

Focus on Safety, Security and Health at Work

A+A 2021: Safety and health as important as ever

The trade fair topics of A+A 2021, leading trade fair for safety, security and health at work, continue to move into the focus of politics and society. By  Sibylle Michel

Building a strong sustainable community is the underlying long-term objective of the SmartX Programme, to foster interaction and collaboration within the European smart textile industry. © SmartX

12/10/2021 – Promising innovative projects

Promising innovative projects

SmartX Europe mobilises the European smart textile industry

SmartX Europe has completed three funding calls aimed at textile start-ups and small businesses (SMEs) in the European Union and affiliated countries. By  Editorial staff