Archive: February 2024

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Philippine exporters seek government intervention to stop job losses

The Confederation of Wearable Exporters of the Philippines (Conwep) is seeking government intervention to arrest jobs losses in the industry.

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Sustainable interior materials introduced for Škoda Octavia

The refreshed Škoda Octavia introduces a new interior line-up featuring nine distinct design selections, emphasising the integration of eco-friendly materials.

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Modular textile origami snake robot for search and rescue

Researchers at the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Southern Denmark are developing an origami-style snake robot that can move on uneven terrain and…

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Mussel-inspired antimicrobial coating for healthcare fabrics

Spanish researchers have developed a material to fight against the spread of pathogens, infections and antimicrobial resistance, inspired by the substances secreted by mussels to…

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Revised 2024 dates for Automotive Interiors Expo

UK-based trade show organiser UKi Media & Events has announced revised dates – 12–14 November 2024 – for Automotive Interiors Expo Europe, which is co-located…

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Absorbable hip implant wins innovation competition

CytexOrtho is developing absorbable orthopaedic implants with a unique manufacturing method to help the millions of active patients with early hip disease who are too…

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Lab-spun sponges form scaffolds for skin cells

A new method for electrospinning sponges has allowed scientists from the UK’s University of Surrey to directly produce three-dimensional scaffolds on which skin grafts could…

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Ukraine in textile co-operation with Sweden

In the midst of war, young adults from the Ukrainian Engineering Pedagogics Academy in Kharkiv and students from Lutsk National Technical University are being trained…

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Flexible displays using ‘swarm technology’

Dynavisual has developed a patented technology to visualise data on smart textiles that allow for adaptive and interactive projections, which can be used for a…

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Cambodian ministry supports efforts to improve factory health and safety

Cambodia’s Minister of Labour and Vocational Training, Heng Sour, has requested that the Life and Building Safety (LABS) initiative, IDH’s worker safety programme for the…

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Self-healing system for concrete infrastructure

Researchers from Drexel University’s College of Engineering are using fibre reinforcement in hopes of producing concrete structures that can repair their cracks.

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Achieving sustainability in smart wearable electronic textiles

Multifunctional electronic textiles (e-textiles) offer a transformative solution with added electrical, thermal and optical functionalities to interface with the human body, enabling continuous monitoring, collection…

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Partnership for Philippine textile industry development

With the aim to progress government and academic co-operation on sustainable growth, the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Textile Research Institute and the De La…

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Bulgarian Fashion Association partners in VERDEinMED project

At the beginning of February, the Bulgarian Fashion Association attended the first meeting of the VERDEinMED project in Kastoria, Greece.

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UK train operator reveals interior of Aurora fleet

The UK’s East Midlands Railway (EMR) has released a video revealing the interior of its new Aurora fleet, highlighting the benefits it will provide customers…

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Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan to build industrial centre

Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan are working to accelerate the creation of an international centre for industrial co-operation, called Central Asia Center.

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