The ArcInTex European Training Network (ETN) aims to strengthen the foundations of design for more sustainable forms of living.
Malin Sundström predicts a retail revolution in which digitalisation is better utilised. Many new services that make things easier for the consumer are being developed.
Many Swedish textile companies use foreign facilities for their production. Interest in returning some of this production to Sweden is now growing.
Researchers will develop methods to recycle textile waste through a technique called Recycell. The project is financed by the Research Council Formas.
"There are no effective methods to recycle textile products. This is partly because many textiles consist of different types of fibres, such as cotton and polyester. It also depends on the difficulty of separating and identifying them effectively. By investigating new methods for textile recycling, it may be more profitable to recycle textiles," says Mikael Skrifvars, professor of polymer technology and research leader for the project.
Textile material waste can be clothes, sheets,...
The new project Beyond Seeing wants to find answers to how the blind and visually impaired people experience fashion.
Preserving digital material over time is not always easy. The research project PERICLES contributes to solutions that will benefit society at large.
All of us meet with adversities. Few have been tried as harshly, and handled their ordeals as impressively, as Christoffer Lindhe.
Gustaf Kastberg is a new professor of business administration at the University of Borås. Read about his research and thoughts about the new job.