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A way to recycle textile waste

Researchers will develop methods to recycle textile waste through a technique called Recycell. The project is financed by the Research Council...

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New project on fashion beyond sight

The new project Beyond Seeing wants to find answers to how the blind and visually impaired people experience fashion.

Preserving material while allowing for change

Preserving digital material over time is not always easy. The research project PERICLES contributes to solutions that will benefit society at large.

17° that mean the world

All of us meet with adversities. Few have been tried as harshly, and handled their ordeals as impressively, as Christoffer Lindhe.

New economics professor to strengthen the research environment

Gustaf Kastberg is a new professor of business administration at the University of Borås. Read about his research and thoughts about the new job.

New views for Science Park Borås, Smart Textiles, and GIO

Science Park Borås, Smart Textiles, and Grants and Innovation Office are now sharing space in Textile Fashion Center.

The retail sector will learn from popular culture tourism

“We want to investigate and learn how to create engaging environments within popular culture tourism.”

Served by quiet gossip – how comfortable can we be?

A more comfortable life is one of the main selling points of new technologies. But is there, in fact, a limit to how comfortable we can be?

New instruments measure how well fabrics can be draped

Composites of renewable materials are being developed at the University of Borås for future use in, for example, the automotive industry.

More efficient gasification of biomass with new catalysts

If metals are used when biomass undergoes gasification the process can be more effective. Abas Mohsenzadeh will examine how metals affect the...