4th European Industry and Research Exchange on Technical Textile


Download: Agenda 03-2021 - Biobased fibres and recycling materials for Technical Textiles


Agenda Day 1: Thursday 11th March 2021

09:00 – 09:30 Day One Start

Stefan Schmidt
Department Manager Technical Textiles, IVGT e.V., Germany

Markus Regenstein
Chairman, Technical Textiles department and board member at IVGT e.V., Germany
CEO, Penn Textiles Solutions, Germany
CEO, Penn Italia, Italy

Research for Recycling and biobased materials in the EU.
Lutz Walter
CEO, The European Technology Platform for the Future of Textiles and Clothing (ETP), Belgium + EU

09:30 – 11:00 Update on EU Research and Projects

TexPlus – a regional full ecosystem for circular textiles.
Jan Mahy, Saxion University of Applied Science, The Netherlands

The H2020 project DECOAT focusses on removal of coatings/pains from textiles and plastics substrates, enabling circular use.
Ine De Vilder, CENTEXBEL, Belgium

The HEREWEAR project aim to develop a holistic, systemic approach towards the creation of an EU market for locally produced circular textiles and clothing made from bio-based waste.
Laetitia Forst, University of the Arts London, United Kingdom

Aspects regarding designing of woven structures for new footwear product based on 100% recycled fibers the LIFE - REWEART project.
Angela Dorogan, The National R&D Institute for Textile and Leather, Romania

Chair: Lutz Walter,
The European Technology Platform for the Future of Textiles and Clothing (ETP), Belgium + EU

  • Jan Mahy, Saxion University of Applied Science, The Netherlands
  • Ine De Vilder, CENTEXBEL, Belgium
  • Laetitia Forst, University of the Arts London, United Kingdom
  • Angela Dorogan, The National R&D Institute for Textile and Leather, Romania

11:00 – 13:00 Biobased materials, fibres and solution for composites

Measuring environmental performance of both recyclates and biobased materials is a key driver of sustainability.
Marco De Silvestri, Radici Group, Italy

Bio-based fibre reinforced plastics.
Frederik Goethals, Centexbel, Belgium

The development of Raytent through the application of the Ecotec® process.
Giovanni Marchi , Annalisa Garizio, Marchi & Fildi S.p.a - Filidea S.r.l, Italy

Development of a bio-based and recyclable polyester fiber made from PEF.
Martin Dauner, DITF Denkendorf, Germany

Production of eco-friendly banana bast fiber / PLA consolidated composite from hybrid nonwoven for automotive applications.
Anne Hennig, Institut für Textiltechnik der RWTH Aachen University (ITA), Germany

Chair: Kris Vermoesen,
Fedustria – Belgische federatie van de textiel, haut- en meubelindustrie, Belgium

  • Maria Teresa Betti, Radici Group, Italy
  • Frederik Goethals, Centexbel, Belgium
  • Giovanni Marchi, Annalisa Garizio, Marchi & Fildi S.p.a - Filidea S.r.l, Italy
  • Martin Dauner, DITF Denkendorf, Germany
  • Anne Hennig, Institut für Textiltechnik der RWTH Aachen University (ITA), Germany

13:00 – 15:00 Future Techniques and challenges for recycling

Closed loop workwear recycling.
Jens Oelerich, Saxion University of Applied Science, The Netherlands

Machine parameters for packaging nets made of biodegradable film tapes.
Lisa Marie Bahr, Hochschule Niederrhein - Forschungsinstitut für Textil und Bekleidung, Germany

Novel tape structure based on recycle carbon and polyamide fibers for high performance fiber reinforced plastics.
Muhammad Furqan Khurshid, Institute of Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology, TU Dresden, Germany

Smart Textiles - Challenges and Possibilities for Recycling.
Johannes Leis, Sächsisches Textilforschungsinstitut e. V., Germany

Chair: Enrico Venturini,
context – European Network to connect research and innovation efforts on advanced Smart Textiles, Europe and CEO, Next Technology Tecnotessile - Società Nazionale di ricerca r.l., Italy

  • Jens Oelerich, Saxion University of Applied Science, The Netherlands
  • Lisa Marie Bahr, Hochschule Niederrhein - Forschungsinstitut für Textil und Bekleidung, Germany
  • Muhammad Furqan Khurshid, Institute of Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology, TU Dresden, Germany
  • Johannes Leis, Sächsisches Textilforschungsinstitut e. V., Germany -
Stefan Schmidt, Department Manager Technical Textiles, IVGT e.V., Germany


Agenda Day 2: Friday 12th March 2021

09:00 – 09:30 Day Two Start

Stefan Schmidt
Department Manager Technical Textiles, IVGT e.V., Germany

Michael Pöhlig
Managing Director
Industrial Association for Finishing – Yarns – Fabrics – Technical Textiles (IVGT e.V.), Germany

Research for Recycling and biobased materials as driver for new developments in Germany and in Europe.
Johannes Diebel
Head of Research
Forschungskuratorium Textil e.V. (FKT), Germany

09:30 – 11:00 Natural Fibres in Technical Textiles for the circular economy

Hemp as a driver of circularity in technical textiles.
Alexandra De Raeve, FTILab+ (HOGENT University of applied sciences), Belgium

Influence of the time of alkaline delignification on moisture uptake behaviour of hemp.
Gabriela Mijas, Terrassa Institute of Textile Research and Industrial Cooperation (INTEXTER), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain

Creation of Robust Circular economy; utilization of banana pseudostem as textile fibre and innovative products.
P. Suresh Kumar, Indian Council of Agricultural Research - National Research Centre for Banana, India

Natural fibrous reinforcement based on sisal and flax fibers for composite materials.
Francois Boussu, ENSAIT/GEMTEX, France

Chair: Johannes Diebel
Forschungskuratorium Textil e.V. (FKT), Germany

  • Alexandra De Raeve, FTILab+ (HOGENT University of applied sciences), Belgium
  • Gabriela Mijas, Terrassa Institute of Textile Research and Industrial Cooperation (INTEXTER), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain
  • P. Suresh Kumar, Indian Council of Agricultural Research - National Research Centre for Banana, India
  • Francois Boussu, ENSAIT/GEMTEX, France

11:00 – 13:00 Advanced biobased fibres and finishes

Melt Spinning of Bacterial Polyesters.
Aybige Akdag, Bursa Uludag University & KORTEKS, Turkey

Latest developments based on PLA (Polylactic acid) for textile applications.
Laurent Bélard, NaturePlast, France

Recycled PVB - An Alternative Coating for Textiles.
Rike Brendgen, Forschungsinstitut für Textil und Bekleidung (FTB), Germany

TPU Evolution and our green choice: the solvent free, water-free technology polyurethane yarn and our commitment towards the environment.
Mazzoleni Gianluigi, Cristina Parimbelli, COATYARN srl, Italy

Biopolymer Fibers derived by HighPerCell® Technology.
Marc Philip Vocht, DITF Denkendorf, Germany

Chair: Aldo Tempesti,
TexClubTec and Sistema Moda Italia – Federazione Tessile e Moda (SMI), Italy

  • Aybige Akdag, Bursa Uludag University & KORTEKS, Turkey
  • Laurent Bélard, NaturePlast, France
  • Rike Brendgen, Forschungsinstitut für Textil und Bekleidung (FTB), Germany
  • Mazzoleni Gianluigi, Cristina Parimbelli, COATYARN srl, Italy
  • Marc Philip Vocht, DITF Denkendorf, Germany

13:00 – 15:00 Biobased materials and recycling of Technical Textiles

From agricultural waste to textiles: A research project to transform peach residues to sustainable textiles.
Sofia Plakantonaki (Faye), Georgios Priniotakis, Department of Industrial Design and Production Engineering - School of Engineering - University of West Attica, Greece

Mechanical recycling of surgical facemasks into bio-based composites for automotive applications.
Philippe Vroman, GEMTEX laboratory, ENSAIT, France

Geotextiles made of textile waste - regional value chains creation.
Edyta Sulak, Anetta Walawska, Łukasiewicz Research Network - Textile Research Institute, Poland

Toward Bio-based Filter Media: Assessment of the Durability of Polylactide Fibers under Application Conditions.
Christina Schippers, DTNW gGmbH, Germany

Chair: Karine Wallois,
Clubtex, France

  • Sofia Plakantonaki (Faye), Georgios Priniotakis, Department of Industrial Design and Production Engineering - School of Engineering - University of West Attica, Greece
  • Philippe Vroman, GEMTEX laboratory, ENSAIT, France
  • Edyta Sulak, Anetta Walawska, Łukasiewicz Research Network - Textile Research Institute, Poland
  • Christina Schippers, DTNW gGmbH, Germany
Stefan Schmidt, Department Manager Technical Textiles, IVGT e.V., Germany


Download: Agenda 03-2021 - Biobased fibres and recycling materials for Technical Textiles