European Inventor Award 2018?


This prestigious annual award recognises outstanding inventors from around the world, from all technical fields and backgrounds.

ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® recognized by ZDHC

The Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) recognizes ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification as third-party indicator of conformance with its MRSL requirements.

BIOCOLOURS 2018 Call for abstracts

The biobased economy offers countless ways of preserving the climate and environment for future generations using sustainable, knowledge-based economies. A vast number of scientists, industries and entrepreneurs are working on sustainable biobased strategies, methods and products in different areas. One of these areas is natural biobased colourants.

Centexbel ondertekent Green Deal

Vlaanderen wil tegen 2050 een circulaire economie hebben, waarin grondstofkringlopen gesloten worden. Daarvoor hebben we andere producten, diensten en verdienmodellen nodig. Circulair aankopen is een belangrijke hefboom voor die verandering. Met hun aankoopbeleid kunnen overheden, bedrijven en andere organisaties immers circulaire producten en diensten een boost geven.

Op 8 juni 2017 ondertekende Stijn Devaere in naam van Centexbel de "Green Deal".

Nyobe obtains STeP certificate

Nyobe located in Kruishoutem (Belgium) is the first Belgian producer of carpet yarns to obtain the STeP by Oeko-Tex® certificate.

Centexbel wins Techtextil Innovation Award

Frankfurt am Main

Centexbel is one of the eight winners of the Techtextil Innovation awards.

Our entry in the competition in the categorie New Applications was a smart kneebrace, capable of monitoring and communicating all knee angle movements of patients or athletes via bluetooth.


Centexbel's Smart t-shirt on television

The rtbf television station covered the Centexbel development of a smart t-shirt for the continous monitoring of health parameters.

We continue the research on this very promising and highly appreciated product in the INTERREG project WearIT4Health


BIO4SELF Newsletter 2

bio4self_Newsletter_2.pngThe BIO4SELF project aims to develop PLA self-reinforced composite materials with a high mechanical performance (impact strength and stiness), superior to the one of currently availabel self-reinforced polypropylene (PP).

The second volume of the Bio4Self newsletter covers the following topics:

  1. Project Overview
  2. Concept and approach

Advanced composite competences in the press

On the occasion of the Horizon Exploration on Composite Materials organised in Grâce-Hollogne, Engineeringnet Magazine published an inspired article on the competences of Centexbel and of various companies in the field of advanced composite materials in its March edition.

Call for prototypes

2017 Call for Prototypes is OPEN!


We proudly present the sixth edition of the SMART TEXTILES SALON - STS2017 in Ghent (BE) on 18 October 2017.

Smart Textiles Salon 2017 will be combined with the International Conference on Intelligent Textiles and Mass Customisation - ITMC2017, which will take place from 16 to 18 October 2017, and is also the final event of the SmartPro project.