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Internationale Vernetzung der Branchen Kunststoff, Textil & Mechatronik

ecoplus, Niederösterreichs Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH, hat die Initiative PlasTexTron® ins Leben gerufen. Zwischen rund 1.000 Unternehmen in den Branchen Kunststoff, Textil und Mechatronik werden Kontakte geknüpft, um Kooperationen zu lancieren und gemeinsam neue Ideen umzusetzen. Durch Bündelung der vorhandenen Kompetenzen werden Innovationspotenziale gefunden und umgesetzt.

Kooperationen von Unternehmen in der Textil-
gruppe, auch mit Forschungseinrichtungen,
können jederzeit starten.



 TIP unterstützt Innovations-
 projekte niederösterreichischer
 Unternehmen mit Infos, 
 geförderten Beratungen & 
 spezifischen Serviceleistungen.
 Mehr Infos:
 2BFunTex fungiert als  
 europäisches Netzwerk für
 funktionelle Textilien.
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Ziel der Textilgruppe ist, Zusammenarbeit zwischen Textilunternehmen, aber auch Branchen übergreifend mit Kunststoff- und Mechatronik-Unternehmen, zu initiieren und dabei Innovationen umzusetzen.
Dazu wird ein eigenes ecoplus-Textilteam für die Unterstützung der Unternehmen installiert.


Neue Partner kennenlernen, Vertrauen aufbauen Finden von Kooperationsthemen und Produktbereichen, die Mehrwert erzeugen und Markt-anforderungen gerecht werden Kooperationen zwischen Unternehmen und
Forschungseinrichtungen über Branchen- und Landesgrenzen hinweg
Raum für Innovationen und Profit wird geschaffen


7. WEAR Conference, 19–21.6.2019, Seattle (Washington, US)

7. WEAR Conference 2019
"Synergy of Functionality and Well-Being"
19.-21. Juni 2019, Seattle, Washington (US)

The WEAR Conference attracts the entire value chain in the wearables and smart fabrics space. From major sportswear companies to retail electronics giants, and consumer electronics companies to component and raw materials manufacturers, the WEAR Conference is the only place to  market your product or services from a variety of industries, including  textiles, technology, fashion, investment, and the military.

WEAR 2019 Conference Key Themes and Sessions 

As the longest-running smart fabrics conference- uniting the entire supply chain for cutting-edge commercial and technical presentations on wearables, smart textiles and material innovation, WEAR 2019 will focus this year's program around the following sessions: 

Market Dynamics & Industry Innovations: In this opening session of our conference, leading industry experts share insights on smart fabrics and wearable device market trends and growth outlook, funding gaps, and overcoming barriers for entry into the marketplace. Learn how stakeholders in the industries most innovative technology offerings have overcome common challenges and demands.

Wearable and Smart Fabric Standardization: Join us in this session for a collaborative discussion on current standards, an overview of new developments and how we can make strides for continued progression to close the gaps and develop a solid foundation.

Intellectual Property and Data Collection: With more devices and gadgets being developed to collect data and monitor our well being from our personal electronics, many questions have arisen about who defines what we can collect and what is off limits. Who owns the data collected? Do you know best practices how to protect and keep your intellectual property safe? What is your current awareness of ethics in technology? All of this and more will be discussed as we continue to explore advanced communications in technology.

EcoSensibility & Environmental Impact: Discover how to get great ideas off the ground by creating sustainable initiatives in the fashion and technology industries which can be implemented for cost-effective practices that yield real environmental benefits. We’ll explore Use and Reuse vs Waste and setting benchmarks for ethics in technology, and how does the waste stream and regulations play into shaping environmental regulations and industry best practices? What is the impact of hybrid fabrics? 

Wearable Healthcare Vs Wellness: One of the largest and fastest growing sectors in smart fabrics and wearable devices is in the medical and wellness industry applications. Advances in technology have impacted everything from self-monitoring heart devices, 3D printing of personalized devices to more universal designs for wellness products to help alleviate anxiety, stress, and insomnia.  

Plus, 2 tracks focusing on:   

Textile Technology Track | E-Textiles Intelligent Ecosystem: Delve into the multidimensional facets of functional smart fabric design, innovation, development, applications, and care.

Lifestyle Technology Track | Sensors, Power & IoT:  Innovative technology is becoming more powerful and smaller. Simultaneously, how are we provide sufficient safe energy and sensors for these devices is at the forefront of design schematics.


Amy Szymanski (Agenda, Conference &  Speaker Questions)



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World Textile Forum, 9-10.9.2019, Zürich (CH)

For an Inclusive Textile Value Chain
9th/10th September 2019 in Zurich

This year's theme: Digitally Sustainable  – How digitalisation & sustainability will impact production and sourcing of textiles & garments. The World Textile Forum (an event in cooperation with the Sustainable Textile School – STS) is the place where leading textile & retail players will discuss how to transform their businesses in order to adapt to the challenges of sustainability and new/digital technologies. 

We bring leading managers of the industry together to lead this transformation.
Make sure you are part of it and save the date!

For more information take a look at the attached PDF.


Swiss Textiles
Nina Bachmann | | +41 44 289 79 79

Gherzi Textil Organisation
Maria Miceli | | +41 44 219 60 00

Schweizerische Textilfachschule STF
Gina Oesch | | +41 44 360 41 51

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Artikel: Smart Textiles | Licht, Wärme, Daten aus der Faser; Forschungskuratorium Textil

Artikel: Smart Textiles | Licht, Wärme, Daten aus der Faser

Wir freuen uns Ihnen wieder einen spannenden Artikel des Forschungskuratoriums Textil präsentieren zu dürfen.

Wir wünschen viel Vergnügen beim Lesen:

Den Artikel können Sie gerne auch oben rechts herunterladen.

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Techtextil North America,26.–28.02.2019, Raleigh (US)

Techtextil North America: the show
technical textiles and nonwovens
26.–28. February 2019, Raleigh, North Carolina (DE)

Techtextil North America assembles all vertical aspects of the technical textile industry: from research and development, through raw materials and production processes and finally ending in conversion, further treatment, and recycling.

What you can expect at Techtextil North America 2019

Innovation: Utilizing partnerships with academic programs, research institutions and industry associations, Techtextil North America has cultivated an environment that encourages innovation through the sharing of ideas and collaboration among industry leaders.

New business: With 150+ exhibiting companies, international media outlets and pavilions representing top contributors to the global textile industry, both visitors and exhibitors alike gain unparalleled exposure to new business opportunities and potential partnerships.

Diverse product groups: The product groups at Techtextil North America represent the entire value-added chain in the technical textiles and nonwovens sectors.

Education: Expand your expertise and gain a competitive edge through educational sessions led by industry experts.


1) Tech Talks
Complimentary mini-sessions:
The success of Tech Talks at Techtextil North America warrants its return in 2019. For three days the Nonwoven’s Institute will host complimentary daily mini sessions covering innovations in technical textiles and nonwovens. Sessions are first-come, first-serve and will be held on the show floor.

2) The Next Generation of Industry Leaders
Student Research Poster Program: 
The poster program highlights research done by students from the top textile engineering, manufacturing and design programs in the country. The goal of this program is to provide a forum in which students can present and discuss their latest research, meet with peers who have related interests, and introduce themselves to more senior members in the field.

3) Industry Research Expert Insights
2019 Symposium Details: 
The renowned Techtextil North America Symposium will return in 2019 with an amazing lineup of speakers from top research universities & industry-leading companies. Developed in conjunction with our Official Academic Partner, NCSU’s College of Textiles, the 2019 Symposium will feature educational sessions on today’s most transformative textile and nonwovens research, product innovations and applications.

To view sessions offered visit:

4) Reception & Tours at NC State University's College of Textiles
Techtextil North America and North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles are excited to bring you an evening of education and exploration.
Come enjoy light hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and network with other show attendees in an open-house style reception. Meet and greet with students and faculty and view current projects and research studies as you tour the top-of-the-line laboratories and fabrication facilities. Guided tours of The Nonwovens Institute will also be taking place – but please note, there are only a limited number of spots available! 

Where: College of Textiles, NC State Centennial Campus -
1020 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
When: 6:00 – 8:30 PM on Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Attire: Casual
Cost: $50 Pre-Registration

Explore the floorplan here:

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ISPO Munich, 03.-06.02.2019, München (DE)

ISPO Munich – 
The largest trade fair for sports business
3.–6.2. 2019, Munich (DE)

More than 2,800 exhibitors will be presenting their latest sports products from segments such as Snowsports, Outdoor, Health & Fitness, Urban and Teamsports at the Messe München exhibition grounds. Look forward to four days full of impulses and rich contacts - look forward to the ISPO Munich 2019!

Keep track of the market

Stay up to date and informed about the latest trends in the sports business. As the world's most successful multi-segment trade fair for sports, ISPO Munich offers a complete market overview. The 18 halls are divided into the eight segments Snowsports, Outdoor, Health & Fitness, Urban, Teamsports, Vision, Trends, Innovation & Industry Services and Manufacturing & Suppliers.

Expand your network

Meet key industry giants and sports professionals at the leading trade fair for the sports business, benefit from the know-how of leading experts, expand your network and profitably develop future business relationships. Discover what is possible. ISPO Munich is the ideal platform for making contacts and doing business worldwide - 87 % of the exhibitors come from abroad.

Click here to find out more about the event program.

Be part of the action as a trade visitor at ISPO Munich, the world’s largest trade fair for sports equipment and fashion. Now’s your chance to register for the most important event on the calendar of the sporting goods industry right here. Order your ticket for ISPO Munich 2019 online.

ISPO Munich 2019: Hall Plan: Our hall plan helps you find your way round at ISPO Munich. The eight optimized exhibition areas guide you through the whole world of the sports business.

In the 18 halls at the Messe München all major areas of the sports industry are covered from Winter Sports to Health & Fitness, and Outdoor. In addition, our visitors are given insights into new technologies, trends, materials and innovations. So that you can focus on all the offers, you can find a hall plan with an overview here. If you are looking for single Exhibitors please have a look at the hall plans in our online catalogue. We look forward to your visit!

For more information please visit:

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