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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
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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/stock.adobe.com

 
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
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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
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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
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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