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TIFE 2017 focuses on innovation & circular economy
Sep '17
Courtesy: TIFE
Courtesy: TIFE
Curtains fell on the Textile International Forum and Exhibition (TIFE) 2017 that focused on intelligent innovation and circular economy. The trade event was an exchange platform of a global level for Taiwan textile industry to grasp global trends, create core competencies, and consolidate the country's position as a stronghold for global textile supply.

The two-day annual event hosted by The Taiwan Textile Research Institute with the support of ministry of economic affairs ended on September 27 in Taiwan. The exhibition showcased key technological advancements in the textile industry. The event hosted 9 seminars and 3 forums for in-depth understanding of the global textile industry. Experts from various countries including UK, France, the Netherlands, Finland and Japan shared their views on smart textiles, circular economy and functional textiles.

Well-known local and international entrepreneurs, experts, and scholars delivered lectures on issues of common concern, such as technology, inspection, and marketing management in anticipation of such activities driving further innovation and sustainability in the domestic textile industry. Entrepreneur Frederic Chanay, cofounder and CEO of the Canadian startup OMsignal, talked about the future of bio-sensing garments, while Arlene Kidd of Ardmel Automation, a UK-based company, threw light on the scope of performance textiles in the outdoor and defence segments. Speakers shared their views on various topics including   trends of European outdoor market and opportunity for Taiwan functional textile, Smart electronic textiles: technologies, applications, opportunities and Circular economy: technology innovations enable next megetrend in global textile and fashion industries etc. (RR)

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