Health, safety & security

Grâce-Hollogne
R&D Manager Health, Safety & Security
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.
Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is characterized by the descent of pelvic organs from their normal positions. The condition usually occurs when a woman's pelvic floor collapses due to age or successive pregnancies. POP affects one in three women, or more than 2 million women in the region Belgium and Hauts-de-France and even 60% of women over 60.
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.
Cure & Care

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 shows some of the latest Centexbel developments in the field of textiles dedicated to