If you equip textiles with sensors or electrically conductive yarns, they become high-tech instruments: for monitoring components, medical care for patients or simply for more comfort. Read more (German version)
Research institutes - who is active here?
ITV - Institut für Textil- und Verfahrenstechnik der Deutschen Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung Denkendorf (DITF)
Application-oriented research: from the resource to the finished product - from the idea to the market.
ITA - Institute for Textile Technology at RWTH Aachen University
We are an international research and training service provider for fibre-based high-tech materials, textile semi-finished products and their manufacturing...
TITV - Textilforschungsinstitut Thüringen-Vogtland e. V.
The institute for special textiles and flexible materials