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24th July 2017, New Delhi

Functional textiles focus at Delhi conference

Topics of the conference will include athletic, sports applications, smart, functional and interactive textiles, and more. © Innovation in Textiles The biannual International conference on Functional Textile & Clothing will be held on 9-11 February 2018, in New Delhi, India. It is being organised by the Textile Department of IIT Delhi in partnership with World University of Design, Sonepat and PSG Tech, Coimbatore. An International Scientific Committee comprising of scientists from over 18 countries will oversee the content of the conference.

The conference serves as an interdisciplinary platform for leading academic scientists, researchers, entrepreneurs and market stakeholders to share recent scientific developments, cutting edge technologies, innovations, trends, concerns, challenges and opportunities in the field of functional and smart textiles and clothing.

Topics of the conference will include: protective textiles and clothing, medical textiles and clothing, athletic, extreme sports and military applications, smart, functional and interactive textiles, workwear, surface functionalization and coating, textile and clothing machinery, CAD, CAE technologies and mass customisation, garment design and manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, innovative fashion design methodologies, comfort science, education and training, innovation and entrepreneurship, supply chain, management, sustainable production, and recycling.

In addition to technical papers, the conference will hold Innovation Contests for students working with textile and fashion products. There will also be a poster contest for students. Manufacturers dealing with functional products, smart textiles, wearables and other such products will also be displaying at the exhibition.


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