At Hannover Messe, the team will be demonstrating their technology with a “watch” that has a smart film applied to its back. PhD student Sipontina Croce and student Lukas Roth (right) are conducting research into textiles that incorporate smart films. © Oliver Dietze/Saarland University

09/04/2024 – Virtual skin contact

Virtual skin contact

Smart textiles are making remote hugs tangible

The team led by Professors Stefan Seelecke and Paul Motzki from Saarland University is presenting an innovative technology at the Hannover Messe, which ... By  Christine Heywood

A sample of pink cotton fabric that´s been treated with nanodiamonds (left) next to untreated cotton (right). A hand wearing blue disposable gloves is carrying a petri dish of detonated nanodiamond powder. © Cherry Cai, RMIT University

02/04/2024 – RMIT University

RMIT University

Nanodiamonds could hold key to cool clothing

Researchers from RMIT University are using nanodiamonds to create smart textiles that can cool people down faster. The study found fabric made from cotton ... Shu Shu Zheng

Prof. Jin-Guang Teng, President of PolyU, gave a speech at the opening ceremony of SFT. © PolyU

06/10/2022 – Education


Establishment of the School of Fashion and Textiles

PolyU establishes the School of Fashion and Textiles to nurture innovative, creative fashion talent and seize opportunities in the Greater Bay Area. By  Sibylle Michel

Promoting education! Nonwoven production, spinning, weaving preparation and textile chain is taught with the support of Sandler AG in the field of Innovative Textiles at the University of Applied Sciences Hof. © stockadobe/Prostock-studio

16/10/2020 – Hochschule Hof

Hochschule Hof

Sandler donates professorship

Sandler AG provides 600,000 Euros for an endowed professorship for the field of textile technology at the Hof University of Applied Sciences. By  Editorial staff

In the “Virtual Product Development” module, students in the 7th semester were able to demonstrate an almost entirely digital product development process. © HTW Berlin

21/04/2020 – Clothing technology

Clothing technology

HTW Berlin: 3D simulation of clothing

The HTW Berlin clothing technology course is increasingly concerned with the 3D simulation of clothing. By  Editorial staff

In July 2010, Groz-Beckert established its pioneering platform, the Technology and Development Center (TEZ). © Groz-Beckert

17/03/2020 – Research project “next to skin fabrics”

Research project “next to skin fabrics”

Groz-Beckert and Lucerne University

Successful cooperation project between Groz-Beckert and Lucerne University. By  Editorial staff