Generative AI, breakthroughs in sensor technology and the potential of photovoltaic energy among the industry trends which will shape 2024

2024-02-20T12:08:23+01:00January 24th, 2024|Automotive, Autonomous and professional robotics, Energy, Materials Processing and Capital Equipment, Press Notes, Textile|

The introduction of generative artificial intelligence in virtually every link of the supply chains of many industrial sectors, the replacement of synthetic fibres in the textile industry and its resulting impact on the reduction of microplastics, breakthroughs in automotive sensor technology and the push for the Internet of Things (IoT) and the potential of [...]

El centre tecnològic Eurecat innova en la producció tèxtil a partir de materials de base biològica

2023-06-19T11:38:44+02:00June 14th, 2023|Consulting, Functional fabrics, New Manufacturing Processes, Press Notes, Sustainability, Textile, WEEI|

El centre tecnològic Eurecat participa en el projecte HEREWEAR, que està impulsant noves solucions de materials basades en els últims desenvolupaments de cel·lulosa i polièsters de base biològica, dins d’un enfocament holístic que busca impulsar un mercat de la Unió Europea per a tèxtils circulars i peces de vestir produïdes localment a partir de [...]

Photonic technology and artificial intelligence to predict textile manufacturing defects

2023-06-15T10:03:15+02:00June 9th, 2023|Fires, Functional fabrics, New Manufacturing Processes, Press Notes, Textile|

The Eurecat technology centre is showcasing at ITMA (International Textile Machinery) 2023, the leading trade fair for the textile industry running until 14 June in Milan, a solution harnessing photonic and Internet of Things systems coupled with artificial intelligence algorithms which predicts potential manufacturing defects before the fabric is made and warns the production [...]

Textile and fashion value chain invests in a sustainability, digitalisation and growth strategy

2023-05-18T14:22:12+02:00October 21st, 2022|Functional fabrics, Press Notes, Textile|

The TecnoCampus Congress Centre hosted the ‘Digital and sustainable transition of the textile and fashion value chain in Catalonia’ innovation conference attended by some 150 delegates from businesses, industry associations and governments. The presentations underscored the textile and fashion value chain’s eagerness to address sustainability as an opportunity for growth and setting up new [...]

Eurecat talks at BNEW about how to grasp the technological transformations of Economy 4.0

2023-05-18T14:31:35+02:00October 3rd, 2022|Cultural and Creative Industries, Events, Fires, Food, Health, ICT, Press Notes, Public Sector, Sport, Textile|

The Eurecat technology centre is taking part in the 3rd Barcelona New Economy Week (BNEW) from 3-6 October, an event hosted by the Zona Franca Consortium which brings together experts in technological and economic transformation to explore cutting-edge topics in progress towards Economy 4.0. Eurecat experts are to share [...]

Flick Hockey and Eurecat create a line of high-performance sportswear using plastic waste recovered from the seabed

2023-05-18T14:38:35+02:00September 1st, 2022|Functional fabrics, Press Notes, Sport, Sustainability, Textile|

Family-owned field hockey e-commerce, distribution and retail business Flick Hockey has teamed up with the Eurecat technology centre to develop a new line of locally produced high-performance sportswear made from plastic waste recovered from the seabed which has cut its carbon footprint by 40 percent. “By leveraging the historically robust Catalan textile industry and getting recycled [...]

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