Research Topics

The Centre for Textile Science and Engineering focuses on the following research topics.

  1. Nanotechnology
  2. Artificial turf
  3. Smart textiles
  4. Functionalisation of textile materials
  5. Polymer technology

The different groups cooperate with each other to develop new materials, new knowledge and scientific understanding in strong multidisciplinary research.
They also work in close cooperation with various other research disciplines, including biomedical sciences, mathematical modelling, electronics, electrochemistry, sports science, medicine and many other.


Current projects

Finished projects


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Technology Transfer

Always an optimal flow of knowledge and technologies towards industrial applications is aimed at: