The technology that makes textiles germ-free

A University of Georgia researcher has invented a new technology that can inexpensively render medical linens and clothing, face masks, paper towels - and yes, even diapers, intimate apparel and athletic wear, including smelly...

Polyurethane – history, past and future

Polyurethanes have changed the world. We have them to thank for energyefficient refrigerators, comfortable upholstered furniture, safe car seats, protective coatings and lightweight composites. 80 years ago, Dr. Otto Bayer discovered polyurethane chemistry virtually...

New OLEDs thinner than a human hair

Professor Kyung Cheol Choi from the School of Electrical Engineering and his team succeeded in fabricating highly efficient Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (OLEDs) on an ultra-thin fiber. The team expects the technology, which produces high-efficiency, long-lasting...

New energy source based on perovskite cells

Skanska is the first developer in the world that will cover office buildings with semi-transparent photovoltaic cells from perovskite. Office buildings can soon be self-sufficient in terms of energy. The technology will be provided...

SOFT e-textiles can protect soldiers and medics

New technology that harnesses electronic signals in a smart fabric could lead to advanced hazardous-material gear that protects against toxic chemicals, according to research from Dartmouth College. The SOFT (Self-Organized Framework on Textiles) devices have...

US patent for graphene flame-retardant composition

Directa Plus plc , a producer and supplier of graphene-based products for use in consumer and industrial markets, announces that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued notification that it has granted...

Is spider silk stronger than the Kevlar?

It is generally known to most of the people that silk is collected from silk worms and these worms produce the worlds natural finest and lustrous strands. But silk worms are not the one...

Exosuit has been developed to help lifting weights

Virginia Tech and Lowe’s have collaborated to develop a lift assisting wearable exosuit. The exosuit has been developed to assist employees to be comfortable and safe while lifting weights in stores. The technology uses soft...
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Cooling Vest for Enhanced Firefighting Safety

Tokyo, Japan, 12 October, 2017 --- Teijin Limited announced today that it has developed a cooling vest that protects firefighters with unprecedented heat-resistance, flame-retardance and body-heat reduction, including through the use of small electric fans. Teijin...
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Messe Frankfurt – new corporate video

The new corporate video introduces Messe Frankfurt and gives insights into the company’s strategy and values. Centre stage: customer value, internationality, and the unique spirit of trade show organization. From Chicago to Shanghai and Moscow to Dubai, Messe...
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