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Smart textiles


This track will feature some of the world’s leaders in textile innovation, from manufacturers, to fashion figureheads. Hear exclusive inside information from the developers of wearable electronics and e-textiles who are using next-generation technology in their manufacturing process, and even in the clothing produced. We are also proud to feature the latest news in sustainable innovation within the textiles industry, and a focus on recyclable textiles.


This is a paid track and is available to holders of the following pass types – One and Two Day Conference Pass, Expo Gold Pass

Academic and charitable discounts are available – please email [email protected] for further information

Welcome Address and Thanks
11.15am Networking break
1.00pm Lunch
Interwoven Technology
The simple fact that a piece of fabric can work as a computer is amazing and with the advancement of technologies, smart clothing will become a regular outfit to wear. Although we think about electronics as rigid screens and hard components, in the near future, these will be able to flex and bend, allowing for a perfect integration with the world of textiles and soft materials.
Since 80% of a fabric performance comes from the yarns, electronics will be spun with fibers and interwoven with yarns to achieve invisible and unobtrusive integration.

Sara Urasini, Wearables Designer, Design Partners


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