WORKING GROUP 1: HEALTHCARE & MEDICINE

Healthcare and medical textiles is one of the most rapidly expanding sectors in the technical textiles market. Application of textiles in this field covers: hospital equipment and garments; hygienic-sanitary products; surgery and orthopedic products.

 

The challenges of textile materials in the healthcare & medical sectors

For the medical and healthcare sector the main driver for innovation remains the added value in terms of better functionality and performance, but also total cost, compared to established approaches, the continuous integration of new technologies in the development of new products while adapting to new challenges placed by the ageing society ((for integrated ICT (Information and Communications Technologies) tools that enable remote monitoring of patients)), the enhancement of barrier and comfort properties for professional medical garments and the success of textile fabrics/structures to be used in human tissue and organs repair.

 

Leader:  Dr. Yesim Oguz

Coleader: Dr. Aleksandra Ivanoska-Dacikj

WG1 News

WG1 NEWS

CONTEXT network met in Paris

CONTEXT network met in Paris

Inmotion2022: Smart Textiles International Conference

Inmotion2022: Smart Textiles International Conference

CONTEXT has issued its fourth newsletter

CONTEXT has issued its fourth newsletter

CONTEXT launches its third video

CONTEXT launches its third video

TECHTERA organized a webinar on Textile / Soft Material and Energy as a CONTEXT Virtual Mobility Grant

TECHTERA organized a webinar on Textile / Soft Material and Energy as a CONTEXT Virtual Mobility Grant

Virtual Mobility Grant report published!

Virtual Mobility Grant report published!

CONTEXT launches a face-mask graph design competition

CONTEXT launches a face-mask graph design competition

CONTEXT organizes a webinar to present funding opportunities and success stories for the development of smart textiles

CONTEXT organizes a webinar to present funding opportunities and success stories for the development of smart textiles

New call for conference grants opened!

New call for conference grants opened!

CONTEXT has organized a webinar to present funding opportunities and success stories for the development of smart textiles

CONTEXT has organized a webinar to present funding opportunities and success stories for the development of smart textiles

CONTEXT presents the state-of-the-art of advanced textile materials

CONTEXT presents the state-of-the-art of advanced textile materials

CONTEXT has issued its second newsletter

CONTEXT has issued its second newsletter