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First stop Taiwan for e-textiles world tour

Series of free events aimed at product developers, brands and OEMs, materials suppliers and academics.

24th August 2021

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Bannockburn, Illinois

Sports/​Outdoor, Medical/Hygiene

IPC, the electronics industry association headquartered in Bannockburn, Illinois, kicks off the E-Textiles 2021 Virtual World Tour in Taipei City, Taiwan on September 2, 2021.

Experts from the Taiwan Textile Research Institute (TTRI) will provide interactive presentations of the many leading studies they are doing for the wearables market. One of the world’s leading textile research institutes, TTRI focuses on the development of key textile materials, functional apparel, and environmentally friendly and energy-saving textile technologies.

Presentation topics include mechanical and sensory-based textiles research in sports and movement science, evaluating smart sportswear on sensor function and durability to wash, and the laundering reliability of electrically conductive fabrics for e-textile applications. Demonstrations will include testing from TTRI’s Sports Experience and Comfort Evaluation Labs.

 “The IPC E-Textiles 2021 Virtual World Tour is the ideal educational experience for the entire e-textiles industry,” said Chris Jorgensen, IPC director of technology transfer. “Whether you are a product developer, brand or OEM, materials supplier or academic, this series of free events will have something of value to you,”

Additional destinations and dates on the 2021 Virtual World Tour include the United States on October 27, Germany on November 17, and Japan on December 1. Registration includes free access to all live events and on-demand recordings post event.

IPC is dedicated to the success of its nearly 3,000 member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly, and testing. As a member-driven organisation and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programmes to meet the needs of an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry.

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