Global textile fibre production has doubled in the last 20 years, reaching an all-time high of 111 million tonnes in 2019, with continued growth forecast until 2030. This increase, coupled with current consumption patterns generates huge amounts of waste.
INNFORMULATION II AND MEDIC@TEX: TEXTILE SOLUTIONS WITH A HIGH ADDED-VALUE FACTOR FOR STRATEGIC MARKETS
AITEX presents some of the results obtained after the INNFORMULATION II and MEDIC@TEX projects.
MARNET – research of functionalised polyamide fibres for technical applications from recycled fishing nets
AITEX has reached the final phase of MARNET, which is studying the development of new textile yarn from polyamide fibres obtained from recycling fishing nets, and then using these fibres in technical applications.
AITEX presents R+D projects in this field to develop new materials aimed at different applications via the REFORMAT and HONEYTEX projects.