Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > Nanotechnology Presents Significant Commercial Opportunities for the Textile Industry

Abstract:
Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c51975 ) has announced the addition of Nanotechnologies for Smart and Responsive Textiles to their offering.

Nanotechnology Presents Significant Commercial Opportunities for the Textile Industry

DUBLIN, Ireland | Posted on March 13th, 2007

Nanotechnology will allow for whole new textile constructions integrated into leading-edge applications for the use in the aerospace, automotive, construction, healthcare and sportswear industries. It presents a significant commercial opportunity for the textile industry, especially for health and medical applications, allowing for example round-the-clock patient monitoring.

This report describes nanotechnologies, nanomaterials, nanotechnology companies, universities and research centres related to smart and responsive textile applications. According to VDC, consumption in the smart and interactive textiles market is predicted to grow to US$720million by 2008. The main drivers were identified as their need in critical applications (e.g. health and survival), in luxury applications (with niche consumer markets), the practicality of some applications and the potential market size. Inhibitors on the other hand have been identified to be commercial prices, cost of material and a lack of standards.

This report describes nanotechnologies, nanomaterials, nanotechnology companies, universities and research centres related to nanotechnologies for smart and responsive textiles.

Areas covered include:

- Carbon nanotubes for electronic textiles

- Enhanced water and stain repellency

- E-Textiles for wearable sensing and actuation

- Shape memory polymers for intelligent textiles

- Magnetic nanofibres with anti-counterfeiting applications for clothing

- Nanofibres for aerospace, automotive, biomedical and orthopedic devices, textiles, ceramics, polymers, and advanced composites

- Nanofibres for wearable displays

- Bioactive wound dressings

- Nanofibres for protective textiles

- Textiles with new luminescent properties

- Enhanced colour fastness to fabric and textiles

- Self-cleaning Textiles

Topics Covered

1 Introduction

1.1 Current Applications

1.2 Future Applications

2 Protective Textiles

2.1 UV Protection

2.2 Hydrophilicity

2.3 Hydrophobicity, Water And Oil Repellence

2.4 Thermal Comfort

2.5 Flame Retardancy

2.6 Anti-Bacterialism

2.7 Electrical Conductibility

2.8 Abrasion Resistance

2.9 Mechanical Resistance

2.10 Biodefence

2.11 Technology Providers

2.11.1 Companies

2.11.2 Universities

2.11.3 Research Centres

3 Electronic Textiles

3.1 Technology Providers

3.1.1 Companies

3.1.2 Universities

4 Smart Textiles

4.1 Technology Providers

4.1.1 Companies

4.1.2 Universities

4.1.3 Research Centres

5 Glossary Of Terms

####

About Research and Markets
We are the leading source for international market research and market data. We hold ‘000’s of major research publications from most of the leading publishers, consultants and analysts. We provide you with the latest data on international and regional markets, key industries, the top companies, new products and the latest trends

We are a ‘One-Stop-Shop’ for market research reports and industry newsletters from specialist research firms and niche market analysts.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Research and Markets
Laura Wood
Senior Manager
Fax: +353 1 4100 980

Copyright © Business Wire

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Announcements

More effective kidney stone treatment, from the macroscopic to the nanoscale April 17th, 2014

High-temperature plasmonics eyed for solar, computer innovation April 17th, 2014

INSCX™ exchange to present Exchange trade reporting mechanism for engineered nanomaterials (NMs) to UK regulation agencies, insurers and upstream/downstream users April 17th, 2014

Transparent Conductive Films and Sensors Are Hot Segments in Printed Electronics: Start-ups in these fields show above-average momentum, while companies working on emissive displays such as OLED are fading, Lux Research says April 17th, 2014

Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Conductive Inks: booming to $2.8 billion by 2024 April 17th, 2014

Novel stapled peptide nanoparticle combination prevents RSV infection, study finds April 17th, 2014

Thinnest feasible membrane produced April 17th, 2014

High-temperature plasmonics eyed for solar, computer innovation April 17th, 2014

Textiles/Clothing

Thinnest feasible membrane produced April 17th, 2014

Making clothes from sugar: IBN researchers have found a green and efficient method to produce nylon from sugar April 1st, 2014

FibeRio® to Present “Polyester Nanofibers for Oil and Fuel Filtration" at AFS Spring 2014 Conference March 19th, 2014

Fabrics Resistant to Growth of Microbes Produced in Iran March 17th, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE







  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE