Innovation Award 2017 winners announced

May 30th, 2017

The 14th annual Techtextil Innovation Awards were presented at the opening ceremony of Techtextil. An international jury chose eight products in four categories in this year’s competition. Winners in the New Application category included: Centexbel: The intelligent knee brace from Centexbel, a nonprofit organization, supports patients during rehabilitation after knee operations. A textile sensor identifies the […]

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Adjusting the focus in smart materials for the military

September 9th, 2016

The nature of military warfare has undergone a seismic change over the past twenty years with the result that theaters of engagement and the demands they make on military personnel are now more diverse and complex than ever before. Traditional procurement policies of buying in bulk to ensure standardization and cost efficiency are being questioned […]

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