About the Conference

Dear Relation,

The Foundation Engineering of Fibrous Smart Materials (EFSM) aims at strengthening the position of the industry by means of supporting, stimulating and by directing research objectives by creating and facilitation a platform for building and exchanging knowledge and expertise. Therefore EFSM likes to gather associations, research institutes, universities and the industry to exchange information and provide an overview of the latest trends, developments, innovations and applications. For this reason EFSM in cooperation with Technological Knowledge centre Textile care (TKT) presents:

Industry meets Science; new textiles, new functionalities & new business concepts
Exchange, stimulate and create; innovations & trends in textile industry.

Date: 5 February, 2016
Hosted by TNO, De Rondom 1 Eindhoven
Registration fee: €250,-
EFSM Members: free of charge
Please find below the registration form.

A unique overview of the latest trends, developments and applications in textile industry by exhibition reports of ITMA, A+A & Heimtextil, scientific results and business reports.

The program is composed with the contribution and support from universities, research institutes and industry like University of Twente, University of Delft, University of Gent, Holst Centre, TNO, Centexbel, Saxion University of applied science, WeVoTex, Bierbaum Proenen, SPG prints, Edel group, Vlisco, Christeyns, FTN and more.

Please find below the program:
  • Trends & developments
    • A+A 2015; Combining high tech protection, comfort & design, ITMA 2015; Opportunities of mass customisation and Heimtextil 2016; New perspectives in textiles
  • Scientific results and developments
    • The research programs and results of leading universities on processing technology, new materials, functionalities & smart textiles
  • Business cases and industry applications
    • Business cases on the integration of new materials, functionalities and technologies in business operations.

The program will start at 12.30 and be concluded at 17.30 by an expert summary and the opportunity to exchange information, stimulate innovation and create new business with a drink and a bite.

We are looking forward to see you at this conference.

Best regards,

P.N.M. Wennekes