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Breakfast session with new information on our expertise in printed elecronics on textile surfaces
According to European Commission, 13.1 million tons of poultry meat was produced in the European Union (EU-28) in 2014 with an estimated generation of 3.1 million tons feather waste. At present the majority of poultry feathers are converted into low nutritional value animal food or disposed in landfills, causing environmental and health hazards.
The cluster ‘Innovatieve coatings’ aims to increase competitiveness and to create economic added value by promoting creativity and innovation in terms of products, processes and applications.

The development of new antimicrobial treatments is an area of continuing research. This entry takes a bird’s eye view on advances and focuses, in particular, on trends toward solvent-free chemistry by plasma-assisted coating deposition methods. General principles of antimicrobial and antifouling

Dans ce projet, financé par Interreg V Vlaanderen-Nederland et la Province de Flandre Orientale, Centexbel étudie la teinture en bleu de textiles aux colorants naturels extraits de microalgues, dans le but de substituer le colorant synthétique Bleu Brillant (E133).
Le projet Duratex développé dans le cadre du programme Interreg V France-Wallonie-Flandres, vise à développer des revêtements protecteurs pour textiles afin de réaliser des matériaux montrant des propriétés hydrofuges, oléophobes et antimicrobiennes, pour des applications dans le domaine du bâtiment et de l’architecture. Le projet s’intègre dans le portefeuille de projets GoToS3.