Development of biotechnological processes for textile processing to dramatically reduce consumption of resources and environmental pollution without incurring expensive investments.
Development of and clinical tests on a new generation of prophylactic shoes for diabetics.
Development of applications for glucomannan polysaccharides and oligosaccharides derived from konjac plants which give substantial health benefits. In particular, prebiotic properties are addressed extensively.
Development of a hand sanitising system to reduce the time it takes to disinfect hands by up to 75% and cause less harm to the skin and environment. This will reduce the rate of hospital acquired infections and can be used in other industries such as food & beverage.
To develop specific processing systems, as reduced chrome, nonchrome, aldehyde, oxazolidine and heavy vegetable combination and /or resin tannage which gives desired blend of properties for the restauration of antique leathers.
Investigation of the production parameters (fibres, yarns, weaving, knitting, dyeing and finishing) for woven and knitted fabrics of high upf (ultraviolet protection factor) and optimum resistance to weather conditions.
Elaboration of good quality, attractive and ecological textile products using naturally coloured cotton, and development of a technology to process coloured cotton in spinning mills.
Development of new yarn designs with specific physical and mechanical parameters and utility properties for the progressive field of multifunctional technical and protective woven and knitted textiles.
To research, develop, construct and manufacture new types of multifunctional warp knitted and woven textile materials and clothing applying the latest and upcoming fabric innovatons for workwear.
Innovation in processing technologies to manufacture medical leathers, shoe upper/linings for increased health and comfort efficiency.