Health, safety & security

Grâce-Hollogne
R&D Manager Health, Safety & Security
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.
toys safety

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

Grâce-Hollogne
Researcher "Health, Safety & Security"
Grâce-Hollogne
Researcher "Health, Safety & Security"

TOM

The reduction of bad odours on textiles is an important means to improve the wear comfort, product quality and lifetime of those textile products that are hard to clean on a regular basis.
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.
MDTex aims to create a cross-border French-Belgian cluster in the field of medical textiles. By combining their networks and competences, the partners will remove the borders between the "health" and "textiles" value chains in order to unite the necessary spear point expertise and technologies to develop products.