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Textiles expertise in the Tayside area

The textile and clothing industry has adapted to a period of continuous change in recent years, moving into a niche markets and operating internationally. New design ideas and increased creativity are crucial to the industry.

In previous projects academia has provided solutions to many of the major problems facing the textiles industry, using transferable skills from scientists of all forms, environmental consultants and design teams.

  • New product design & development – Expertise in new product development and market knowledge in industrial textile materials for product diversification.
  • Technical Textiles – Using raw materials as a technical solution to issues facing civil engineering, manufacturing, packaging, medical and military industries.
  • Textile Design – Extensive expertise and knowledge in patterns, imaging, materials and impacts from particular items of clothing.
  • Smart Fabrics – Expertise in design of innovative 2D/3D textiles and electroforming of jewellery and textiles.
  • Agricultural Textiles – Crop physiology expertise can assist the design of new protection textiles, intended for an increasingly lucrative agricultural market.
  • Scientific expertise – Applied scientific solutions e.g. impregnating outdoor textiles with compounds for specific uses such as repelling water or insects.

Experts can provide tailored solutions to specific problems of the industry. If your company has a specific idea, problem or area for development, please click here to contact us via our General Enquiries email form.

Related Expertise Profiles

Please click on the links below to download a one page summary of expertise for your business.

  • Innovative Product Design [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 70.56 KB] - Services for businesses to improve products and processes.
  • Textile Group [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 78.06 KB] - Expertise in development of prototypes and in taking products to market. 

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