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CurveTex facade with drapable, elastically adapted rein-forcement textiles made of alkali-resistant glass fibres and a fine concrete matrix © Stanecker Betonfertigteilwerk GmbH

04/01/2019 – RWTH Aachen University, ITA

RWTH Aachen University, ITA

Innovation impulses from textile reinforced concrete

The world's first double-curved textile reinforced concrete facade - novel drapable textile structure also sets innovation impulses for other industries By  Iris Schlomski

“Simulate, Print and Cut” was the precursor to the Microfactory concept © Human Solutions

13/12/2018 – Microfactory - part 9

Microfactory - part 9

Bringing digitalization within reach

 The Microfactory 4 Fashion has already been shown at several major trade fairs. By  Editorial staff

Microscopic image of a reflector warp knit fabricated at the ITA © ITA-Institut für Textiltechnik (Aachen)

29/11/2018 – ITA/RWTH Aachen


Textile in space

The Institut für Textiltechnik Aachen (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University has successfully launched its Aerospace engineering and Manufacturing program. By  Iris Schlomski

Structure of heat balance measure (developed in-house at DITF) © DITF

The target? Ensuring clothing provides optimal heat exchange! By  Iris Schlomski

Pigment ink... © DITF

03/07/2018 – DITF


Colourfast printing with pigment inks

The quality of digital textile printing is determined by the combination of chemicals used in the process. By  Iris Schlomski

Sweating for science - in the project Spacetex2, Dr Alexander Gerst will test the cooling performance of functional shirts both on Earth (see picture of him during a training session at the European Astronaut Centre EAC in spring 2018) and in space © DLR

Towards new horizons: “Spacetex2” researches functional textiles under zero gravity By  Iris Schlomski

Europe’s largest 3D mixed reality laboratory “The Elbedome” in Magdeburg’s Port of Science was officially reopened in the presence of over one hundred guests from business, academia, research and government today, May 24, 2018, after extensive upgrading © iff fraunhofer

24/05/2018 – Fraunhofer IFF, Magdeburg

Fraunhofer IFF, Magdeburg


Europe’s Largest 3D Mixed Reality Laboratory Reopens in Magdeburg’s Port of Science. By  Iris Schlomski