The number of patent applications filed with the European Patent Office (EPO) grew by 4.6% last year, reaching a new high of 174 317 (2017: 166 594).
Centexbel's concept for a biobased self-reinforced composite material receives the prestigious JEC World Innovation Award in the category “Sustainability”
At the JEC fair, Monika Rymarczyk demonstrates composites made from natural resources that we have developed in the European H2020 project Recysite and the Europena LIFE project Ecoxy
With a length of 42 m, the new bicycle and footbridge are the longest composite bridges made of one piece in the world. Even longer than the average Boeing (35 m).
Tijdens de vijfde editie van de Factory of the Future Awards in Kortrijk hebben tien bedrijven gisteravond de titel van Factory of the Future ontvangen uit handen van Vlaams minister-president Geert Bourgeois.
While Apple does file numerous patents and applications on a weekly basis, they should be taken as guidance as to areas of Apple's interest, and not a guarantee that the company will be incorporating the concepts into future Apple products.
At the start of the year, the OEKO-TEX® Association as usual updated the applicable test criteria and limit values for product certification in accordance with STANDARD 100 and the LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX®.
Kanaal Z zond op 19 november een reportage uit over de conferentie "Recycling of Textiles and Plastic" die Centexbel-VKC organiseerde op 13 & 14 november 2018. Interviews met onder andere Jan Laperre en Wim Grymonprez.
In October 2018, our labs have been successfully submitted to the annual BELAC assessments.
On 2 & 3 October 2018, more than 100 participants from Belgium and abroad gathered at the Park Inn Hotel in Liège Airport to attend the 2018 international conference on COMPOSITES. The conference was organised by CENTEXBEL, the Textiles Competence Centre, and provided a platform to the participants form the industry and research world to discuss the exceptional characteristics of these new materials and to highlight the challenges of their production.