Name of the organization: German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF)
Location: Denkendorf, Germany
Contact person: Valérie Bartsch
Type of organization: Research center
The German Institutes for Textile and Fiber Research are the largest European textile research center and are performing application-oriented research from molecule to textile product. One of their core-competencies is the development and small production of smart textiles. For such needs they have industrial pilot facilities at their disposal and decades of experience with smart-textiles. Their accredited laboratory enables testing of new fibers, threads and textiles according to norm.