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,
EFSM

P.N.M. Wennekes
 
Save the date: Foundation of Engineering of Fibrous Smart Materials in cooperation with Technological Knowledge centre Textile care presents:

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

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.

Date: 5 February, 2016, Location: TNO, De Rondom 1, Eindhoven
Registration fee: €250,-, EFSM members free of charge.

Program
12.30 welcome with coffee and tea
13.00 Opening by dhr. R.A. Meijer, president of EFSM

Overview of trends & developments
13.15 A+A 2015; high tech protection, comfort & design a report, dhr. G. Böttger, Expo+consulting
13.35 ITMA 2015; Opportunities of mass customisation a report, dhr. H. Gooijer, Saxion
13.55 Heimtextil 2016; New perspectives in textiles a report, dhr. G. Böttger, Expo+consulting

Scientific results and developments
14.15 Research program and results on digital printing and functionalisation, University Twente
14.30 Results on processing and physical developments, University Delft
14.45 Smart Textile; new functionalities, materials and design, University Gent
15.00 New materials & Functionalities

15.15 break

Business cases and industry applications
15.30 Integration of smart textiles in daily life, Holst centre
15.45 Textile functionalisation and surface modification, Centexbel
16.00 Textile developments and functionalities, TNO
16.15 Sustainability and comfort as unique selling points, WeVoTex
16.30 Workwear & fashion branding, Bierbaum Proenen
16.45 Cradle to cradle in textile
17.00 New machine developments on ink jet technology, SPG Prints
17.15 Developments in textile production

17.30 Summary
17.45 Exchange, stimulate and create with drinks and bites
 
 
Registration form - EFSM
INDUSTRY MEETS SCIENCE; NEW TEXTILES, NEW FUNCTIONALITIES & NEW BUSINESS CONCEPTS
Exchange, stimulate and create; innovations & trends in textile industry. An overview of the latest trends, developments and applications in textile industry by exhibition reports of ITMA, A+A & Heimtextil, scientific results and business reports.
Date: 5 February, 2016 Location: TNO, De Rondom 1, Eindhoven Registration fee: €250,- EFSM members free of charge.