Archive: September 2023

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Robotic exosuit helps runners sprint faster

A team of mechanical engineers at Chung-Ang University in Seoul, South Korea, have developed an exosuit – a device that can be worn over the…

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Showcasing innovations for enhanced well-being

Hong Kong-based KnitWarm, which focuses on enhancing well-being, recently showcased its innovations at the 50th International Home Care & Rehabilitation Exhibition in Tokyo, Japan.

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Monitoring, sensing and heating technology integrated in fabrics

Outlining the benefits of integrating monitoring, sensing and heating technology into fabrics, Wim Christiaens, research and development director at Quad Industries of Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, noted…

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Smart T-shirt from Italian developer enhances cardiac monitoring

AccYouRate, a European digital health innovator specialising in wearable technology, has conducted a study to assess the comparative effectiveness of its smart T-shirt for monitoring…

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EBRD faces complaint over Uzbek cotton producer

A formal complaint has been lodged against the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development over loans to one of Uzbekistan’s largest cotton producers, which has…

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Collaboration to support net zero in aviation

PriestmanGoode and Swiss textile solutions provider Lantal have entered into a collaboration to reduce waste in the manufacture of aircraft materials.

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Patch2Patient project exploits benefits of FPP

The necessary base technologies for establishing a digital, flexible and automated value chain for the production of composite medical products, such as prosthetics and orthotics,…

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Low-CO2 vehicle components made from fibre-reinforced biopolymers

As part of the Cooperate project, researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF are working with industry and research partners…

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Bulgarian womenswear brand on way to global fashion scene

Moré Noir, a high-end women’s beach and leisurewear brand from Bulgaria, releases two small collections a year, in January and June.

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Implantable devices with low-profile composite coverings

An implantable medical device, such as a heart valve replacement device, with a low-profile composite covering that is attached to a substrate without sutures is…

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Supercar lightweighted using coloured carbon fibre

British car manufacturer Briggs Automotive Company, based in Liverpool, UK, has created a Hypetex coloured carbon fibre version of its Mono R vehicle, reducing the…

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Serbian collaboration for robotic storage of goods

Fashion Company of Belgrade and transport and logistics solutions provider Milsped have been operating for more than 30 years, and the continuous growth and development…

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Philippines promotes bamboo’s potential in the textile industry

To promote bamboo as an emerging environmental resource in creating more sustainable and innovative textiles, the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Textile Research…

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Cambodian clothing workers languishing beneath the poverty line

The wages of Cambodian garment workers have been declining, leaving them languishing well beneath the poverty line, according to new research from global women’s rights…

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Bosnian textile producer Alma Ras closes plant

Bosnian textile company Alma Ras closed its plant in Bosanski Petrovac at the end of August, with the loss of 52 jobs.

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Bespoke knitted compression garment

A method of making a bespoke knitted compression garment is described by Advanced Therapeutic Materials of Manchester, UK.

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