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International Conference, Ghent Universiteit Ghent-Department of Textiles 2009 new technologies, new applications, new developments, advanced fibre, International Conference, Department of Textiles, Ghent University, industries, designers, discussions, nanofibres, electrospinning, smart textiles, medical textiles, innovative advanced textiles, textile conference, safety and protective textiles, biobased textiles, nanocomposites, advanced fibre reinforced composites, artificial turf
The International Conference on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Department of Textiles at Ghent University is a comprehensive event for all fibre and textile actors. The conference will be co-organized with the International Conference on Textile and Polymer Biotechnology, two Cost Actions and several workshops. Attendees will have the opportunity to get informed on the latest research trends, and opportunities and limits of new innovations when implementing them in industry.
NATO ASI PROTECTIVE TEXTILES 2010 Ir. Els Van der Burght (NATO OTAN) 2010 wearability, confort, electronic processor, wearable sensor, nanotechnology, high level, protective textile, protective apparel, chemical, biological, nuclear, ballistic, clothing, intelligent textile, defense, study institute, textile materials, design, manufacturing, New dress concepts, Department of Textiles/ UGent
Modern protective clothing needs to meet a variety of multifunctional requirements and offer a very high level of protection as well as remarkable comfort and wearability, influencing the wearerís physical performance which puts it far beyond usual definitions of comfort. The demand for multifunctional properties makes it necessary to develop and improve fibre and textile materials and structures (suits, uniforms, Ö). Introduction of nanotechnology and the use of a variety of (wearable) sensors / embedded electronics and processors turn traditional protection into a value added market posing ever increasing challenges to researchers and engineers at universities, institutes and industry. Design and manufacturing of sophisticated interactive protective textiles and clothing, meeting very tight specifications, has to be done taking into account cost-effectiveness, environmental issues and even the need to be applied to military as well as civil purposes.