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NAWAStitch for next-generation energy storage

NAWA Technologies, based in Rousset, Aix-en-Provence, France, has acquired N12 Technologies, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology spin-off company specialising in mass-produced vertically aligned carbon nanotubes.

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Potential outlined for SmartX projects

SmartX Europe, the European Smart Textiles Accelerator, has made its final call for project applications, with companies having until 15 February to secure up to €60,000 in funding each....

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Smart fabrics exposed to a space environment at the ISS

The outer skin of a space-based structure is designed using materials known to protect against the harsh elements of space.

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Brain mapping for babies made simple

A new form of wearable, baby-friendly, brain-mapping technology has implications for understanding developmental conditions, such as autism spectrum disorder and cerebral palsy.

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Finger pad friction is a key to haptic control

A thorough understanding of the self-regulating moisture mechanism of human fingerprints could help in the development of more tactile sensors, an international research team believes.

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Humask for sufferers of hearing loss

Entreprise Prémont has launched the Humask-Pro Vision, a windowed mask designed for families and professional people with hearing loss.

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Polish invention nominated for cellulose fibre award

A Polish invention has been nominated for the Cellulose Fibre Innovation Award, which will be presented at the 2nd International Conference on Cellulose Fibres to...

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Antibacterial eye compresses and face masks

UK-based eye care specialist Body Doctor has introduced an antibacterial fabric to its range of eyelid hygiene products with the launch of its AB+ face...

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Bulgarian hubs for collecting used textiles

A Varna, Bulgaria-based company is implementing a project to collect used textiles in preparation for reuse and recycling.

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Using recycled materials in hospital textiles

Hospitals consume vast amounts of disposable nonwoven products, such as sheets and wipes.

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Audi models use recyclable microfibre in car seats

Dinamica is now being used to cover the seats of the new Audi Q2 and Audi Q5.

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High-strength multi-component suture

A method for making a multi-component and multi-coloured expanded polytetrafluoroethylene monofilament is disclosed by Teleflex Medical.

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Automotive seat cover technology applied to aviation

Serbia-based Autostop Aviation, which has one of the largest seat cover manufacturing facilities in Europe, has launched a synthetic leather for aircraft with a design...

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Vietnamese knitting factory gains green building certification

Hong Kong-based Crystal International Group, one of Asia’s largest knitwear manufacturers, has received an international green building certification system award for one of its knitting facilities...

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TheraCell delivers more than 25,000 licensed bone fibre grafts

TheraCell, a developer of technologies for bone and soft tissue repair, has announced that more than 25,000 of its demineralised bone fibre products have been...

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Blanket warms patients without noise or excessive heat

A surgical blanket that can actively warm a patient without moving the air around them, thereby reducing the risk of infection from airborne pathogens, has...

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