News: Research and Development

25. May 2016 | Research & Development

„Industrie 4.0 Research at German Research Institutes“

ITA in VDMA compilation “Industrie 4.0 Research at German Research Institutes – An Overview” more

19. May 2016 | Research & Development

Analysis of more gentle textiles for high skin compatibility

Researchers at the Hohenstein Institute have established a digital method for three-dimensional analysis of the surface of textiles that come into direct contact with people's skin. By using the new microscopy technique, the scientists are now able to describe the mechanical nature of more

19. May 2016 | Research & Development

IRG Meltspinning – Industrial Research in progress

Industry Research Group Meltspinning The target groups of the IRG Meltspinning are companies along the entire process chain - from plant manufacturers over polymer proto chemical fibre producers. more

20. April 2016 | Research & Development

"Personal health coaches"

Wearable Technology: Smarte, gedruckte Sensoren zum Bewegungsmonitoring Wearable Technology: Smart printed sensors monitor movement sequences more

06. April 2016 | Research & Development

New organisation at Innventia

On April 4, 2016, Innventia launched a new organisation. The operation is being organised in two new business areas: Biorefinery & Biobased Materials under the direction of Catharina Ottestam and Papermaking & Packaging, under Marco Lucisano. more

29. March 2016 | Research & Development

Texas Tech researcher to receive prestigious achievement award from TAPPI

Seshadri Ramkumar, a professor of technical textiles and countermeasures to chemical threats in Texas Tech’s Department of Environmental Toxicology and The Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH), will receive TAPPI’s NET (Nonwovens Engineers and Technologists) Division Technical Achievement Award and the Mark Hollingsworth Prize for technical advancement in the field.
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18. March 2016 | Research & Development

Dresden-based Textile Engineer receives international honors

Dresdner Textiltechniker international geehrt Adil Mountasir, doctoral candidate at the Institute of Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology (ITM) at TU Dresden, will be awarded the renowned Théophile Legrand International Award for Innovation in Textile Industry Service 2016 in Paris, for his excellent research achievements within the Collaborative Research Center 639. more

02. March 2016 | Research & Development

DuPont Performance Materials is co-locating research activities at the RWTH Aachen University

DuPont Performance Materials (DPM) has announced that it will extend its existing partnership with the Aachen Centre for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) to a “Premium Partnership” and for the first time ever co-locate its research activities on the RWTH Aachen University campus.
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01. March 2016 | Research & Development

One of the top candidates is Covestro

For the ninth year in a row, the Innovation Award "Bio-based Material of the Year" will be awarded to the young, innovative bio-based material industry, finding suitable applications and markets for bio-based products. more

18. February 2016 | Research & Development

Recyclable bio based composites and sliver from reprocessed carbon staple fibers

Kompostierfähige Composites und carbonbasierte Sekundärrovings
Recyclable bio based composites for automotive industry and sliver from reprocessed carbon staple fibres for lightweight structures – STFI presents innovations during JEC World Composites Show in Paris: Nord Villepinte in Hall 5a, Booth C77 from March 8th-10th, 2016.
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15. February 2016 | Research & Development

The ideal blend of fibres

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Research project shows how to make sports textiles with outstanding sun protection and wearing comfort, and offers design tips for producers.
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14. January 2016 | Research & Development

Center for Textile Lightweight Construction

The building of a new, 2,100 sqm technical center concentrates and enhances the competences of the Saxon Textile Research Institute in Chemnitz as a “Center for Textile Lightweight Construction“. more

13. January 2016 | Research & Development

Quality of ITA’s Textile Master internationally and nationally validated through ASIIN accreditation

The international Master in Textile Technique „Master of Science in Textile Engineering” of RWTH Aachen University (M. Sc. Textile) was accredited on 8 January 2016 by ASIIN e.V. more

16. December 2015 | Research & Development

ITA's Cellulose Aerogels Go Into Space

A process for manufacturing and for the textile development of cellulose-aerogel fibers is currently being developed at ITA. New properties are resulting that pure aerogels cannot offer in this form. Through its flexbility, it can be implemented everywhere, where bendable material is needed and conventional insulation isn't an appropriate solution. more

23. November 2015 | Research & Development

The Nonwovens Innovation Academy bridges research and industry

Wide range of R&D topics and applications meet interest of over 120 delegates: "With its mix of students, researchers and representatives from the industry, this event continues to promote the understanding and knowledge of the nonwovens science and technology..." more

16. November 2015 | Research & Development

How do we perceive textiles?

Earlier this year, the European research project "Touché" was set up, with the title "Boosting innovation through application of a basic understanding of the process and testing of textile touch and fabric feel". The joint German-Belgian project, part of the more

28. October 2015 | Research & Development

Bio-Boosting Today’s Technology

9th Aachen-Dresden International Textile Conference: November 26 - 27, 2015, Eurogress Aachen (Germany) more

26. October 2015 | Research & Development

ITA-Istanbul – A light beacon project of the textile sector for German-Turkish cooperations

The long tradition of German-Turkish cooperations will be strengthened and further expanded. The Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University and the 3T TextilTechnologieTransfer GmbH, Aachen, sign a cooperation agreement with the leading Turkish more

23. October 2015 | Research & Development

Textile and the hot metal

Joint project produces promising research results on improving the protective effect and wearing comfort of clothing designed to protect welders from splashes of molten metal. more

22. October 2015 | Research & Development

New master course Textile Engineering at ITA Aachen

In the winter term 2015/2016, the Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University (ITA) offers a new master course in Textile Engineering together with the International Academy of RWTH Aachen University. more

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