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What’s next in sustainability at RISE conference

The development event for new technologies and opportunities 29-30 September

25th June 2020

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Cary, NC

Industrial, Civil Engineering, Construction, Sustainable, Transport/​Aerospace, Protective, Sports/​Outdoor

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has announced that registration is now open for the 10th edition of Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics (RISE) Conference on the RISE website. RISE will be held at Talley Student Union, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, from 29-30 September, and co-organized with The Nonwovens Institute (NWI) and North Carolina State University.   Developed for technology scouts and product developers, this insightful two-day conference will focus on visionary technologies, future-needs and market opportunities in material science, forward-looking research in sustainability, and critical shifts in nonwovens growth.

Highlights include sustainability developments in polymers, fibres, additives, and fabrics from sourcing and disposal to reuse amid trends that are driving nonwoven advances.

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RISE Innovation Award

Nominations are now being accepted online for the RISE Innovation Award that recognizes innovation in areas within and on the periphery of the nonwovens industry that use advanced science and engineering principles to develop unique or intricate solutions to problems and advance the use of nonwovens. The finalists will be announced in September and conference attendees will have a vote in selecting the winner that will be announced at RISE 2020. 

In 2019, the RISE Innovation Award was presented to Surfaceskins, from Nonwovens Innovation & Research Institute for its innovative antibacterial door push pads and pull handles, engineered to kill germs and bacteria in between one user and the next, thus helping prevent the spread of healthcare associated infections.

For complete program information and the latest speaker additions, visit the RISE® 2020 website. Hotel accommodations for registered attendees are offered at the nearby State View Hotel Autograph Collection by Marriott.

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