SLUSH 11.11> Side-event> SMART AND SUSTAINABLE TEXTILES

11/11/2015 16:00 - 11/11/2015 18:00 Messukeskus

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, a leading innovation and discovery organisation, presents a fashionable glimpse into the future. We showcase mind blowing products and concepts that will transform the textile industry.

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Limited number of seats available.

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Messukeskus, main entrance, spiral staircase up opposite to cloakroom.

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A unique production experiment is in progress in Finland. Old, worn-out cotton clothing can be turned into new fibers for the textile industry by using a cellulose dissolution technique developed by the VTT.

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VTT has developed wearable technology for improving sports performance. Wearable sensors can be attached to a swimmer's hand paddles or an archers' equipment. From there, data is wirelessly transferred to the coach's smartphone or tablet.

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AGENDA

 

16.00 -17:00Welcoming words 
- Chief Executive Discoverer, Antti Vasara
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
A mash-up view to the future of textiles
- Jani-Mikael Kuusisto, Discovery developer
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
New business opportunities in recycled textiles
- Christian Hindersson, Sales Manager
Suez/Sita Suomi Oy 
Turning old clothes into new fashion, over and over again
- Ali Harlin Discovery Professor
The Relooping Fashion Initiative  
Disrupting the textile market with fibre to yarn technology  
- Janne Poranen, CEO, Founder
Spinnova  
A sensational WIN -discover how wearable sensors are reshaping sports performance 
TBC
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
Swimmer´s hand paddle with wearable sensors -A real-life experience
- Fanny Teijonsalo, World-class Swimmer
Finland's national swimming team
Know Your Muscles - User Experience in Smart Clothing
- Janne Pylväs, CEO
Myontec
         Our story
- Akseli Reho, Head of Clothing Plus
Clothing+ 
17.00 -18:00Demonstrations and mingling 

 

Sweets and light snacks available

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