Health, safety & security

Grâce-Hollogne
R&D Manager Health, Safety & Security

The regulations for medical devices dating from the 1990 have to be revised to keep track of the advances in medical sciences and the novelties in medical devices. (Dutch)

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From prototype to ready-to-market smart products

Smart textiles interact with their environment; they change colour, light up, give warning sounds, regulate the body temperature, measure health and other parameters and communicate with databases. They can generate and store energy, or protect

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Cure & Care textiles are designed to restore the patient to health, to improve the patient’s comfort experience and to optimise and facilitate the work of healthcare providers and medical staff. This brochure illustrates some of  Centexbel's developments in the field of textiles dedicated to health,

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Toy Safety in the EU

Toys contribute to child development and play is an essential part of growing up. However, toys have to be safe for children to play with. Ensuring that toys marketed in the EU do not put children at risk is a priority. EU legislation aims to ensure that toys meet safety

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Centexbel, your textile competence centre

Please let us introduce ourselves, by means of a very concise overview of our main competences and services.

The TEXTOS project will develop an innovative 3D-matrix for tissue technology to reconstruct, regenerate or replace the tissue structures of deficient organs. This matrix consists of carrier material produced from natural polymers made from crops.
EcoPUR aims at developing a polyurethane coating on a synthetic textile in compliance with future environmental and health legislations in anticipation of future production standards.
According to E. Beckung (Probability of walking in children with cerebral palsy in Europe-2008) 54% of children with Cerebral Palsy (CP) can walk without aids,16% of patients will need assistive devices to walk and 30% are not able to walk at 5 years of age. This means that 46% of CP patients can possibly benefit from innovative technology like exoskeleton.
Grâce-Hollogne
Researcher "Health, Safety & Security"