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Smart Textiles and Consumers: Closing The Gap

This study day was hosted and organised by the Department of Textiles from the University of Ghent, together with the GEMTEX laboratory from ENSAIT in France and VOKA East-Flanders.  It was held on 6 December 2012. The event focussed on intelligent textiles, the new generation of textile products, and showcased the initiatives aiming to bridge the gap between new technologies and concrete applications.

The programme comprised of 11 presentations from organisations including Ghent University, Bekaert Textiles, Textiles De France and Heriott-Watt university. There was also a presentation of the Open Innovation Project. The day also included a visit to the prestigious exhibition: Futurotextiles.




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