Health, safety & security

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"
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.
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.
Cover Protective clothing

CE marking of protective clothing

Personal protective equipment (PPE) are products that the user can wear or hold, in order to be protected against hazards either at home, at work or whilst engaging in leisure activities. Statistics on fatal and major work accidents underline the importance of

cover comfort assessment brochure

Because ensuring optimal thermo-physiological comfort is a complex issue in clothing design, Centexbel offers a whole series of tests to assess this important aspect in the development of workwear, sportswear, corporate wear, medical wear, protective and military clothing.