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Nanotechnology and Smart Textiles Conference in UK
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Feb '08
As the textiles industry matures, the development of new and smart textiles with novel functionality, and also new environmentally clean processing technologies will be critical.

Such functionality can be brought about by nanotechnology and also by adding other smart innovations. There is enormous opportunity here and industry and fashion alike should be searching for ideas and opportunities to capture.

The 3rd International Conference on Nanotechnology and Smart Textiles for Industry, Healthcare and Fashion to be held on 19th March, 2008 at The Royal Society, London, UK.

The Institute of Nanotechnology's '3rd International conference on Nanotechnology and Smart Textiles for Industry, Healthcare and Fashion' provides a venue and breeding ground for industry development personnel and university and other research personnel to get together to both present new ideas, learn what the industry wants and to make linkages.

The IoN's forthcoming textiles conference should be seen by the industry as the key international venue where new ideas and developments are presented and industry challenges are tabled. It should indeed be regarded as the venue for bringing together new science and technologies into the industry arena.

Conference aims:
• To raise awareness of the potential for advanced technologies and the opportunities they present for the future success of the textile industry
• To showcase novel textile technologies
• To consider the implications of advances in technology on maintaining the competitiveness of the industrial, healthcare and fashion textile industries


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