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Paper dress

Smartly dressed in 100 percent Swedish paper

A dress made of paper from Swedish forests. A new innovation project aims at enabling textile production of raw material from the pulp industry.

Researchers in Brussels

Focus on social sustainable development

Five researchers from different disciplines presented the university’s research in Brussels.


Educational researchers learn from each other’s differences

In August, educational researchers travelled from all over the world to Borås to discuss their research and learn more about the research field.


Research takes the deafblind out of the dark

A garment that can act as a communicative interface for deafblind people – this is the expected result of a unique and innovative EU project.


Lignin – much more valuable than just as waste

Lignin, a waste product from biomass and ethanol production, will now reach its proper value as bio-oil in new products.


New research shows that straw gives more biogas

Researchers at the University of Borås have investigated the possibility to use straw products in the production of biogas. The results are positive.


A new sanitary pad that can change lives in developing countries

A reusable sanitary pad that could change everyday life for women in developing countries is being developed at the Swedish School of Textiles.


This is how traceability in textiles can be integrated

Black and white threads, with different dense twists that form a pattern in a woven or knitted piece of fabric, can be used as a traceable tag.


The role of patent in scientific communication to be...

Björn Hammarfelt, researcher at the Swedish School of Library and Information Science, investigates the role of the patent as a source of...


New methods in textile production can improve the environment

A new research project will develop methods for dyeing and finishing textiles. The purpose is to reduce wastewater from the dyeing companies.