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US’ Kindthread unveils expansion of medical apparel brand White Cross

23rd Oct 2022

Kindthread, a healthcare apparel company in the US, has announced the global expansion of the premium medical apparel brand, White Cross. Canadian-born, White Cross, has been a cultural mainstay, offering flattering fits, high-quality materials, and superior levels of workmanship inspired by the fashion and dressmaking expertise of the brand's founders.

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Nahtlos gets 1 million Swiss francs funding for textile electrodes

17th Oct 2022

Nahtlos, an Empa spin-off, has got one million Swiss francs in a first round of financing from business angels in Switzerland and Liechtenstein and from the Startfeld Foundation. Nahtlos aims to drive the market entry of its textile-based electrode for medical applications. Empa is the research institute for materials science and technology development.

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US' Barco Uniforms unveils new healthcare apparel Barco Unify

19th Aug 2022

Barco Uniforms, a leader of design innovation in the premium professional apparel industry which is headquartered in the US, has unveiled its new collection, Barco Unify. Made to inspire optimism, hope, and unity, Barco Unify introduces a fresh approach to healthcare apparel, crystallising a new chapter in the Barco brand’s 93-year history.

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Researchers in Germany invent high-tech textile vest for lung patients

4th Aug 2022

Scientists at Fraunhofer IKTS in Germany have created a textile vest with integrated acoustic sensors that helps in monitoring the lung function of patients with severe respiratory diseases. The Pneumo.Vest features a technology via which noises in the lungs are recorded and these signals are converted and displayed visually using software.

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US' Eco HealthTech launches apparel brand Swiss Precision

25th Jul 2022

Swiss Precision, an Eco HealthTech apparel brand for the medical scrub, uniform, and accessories markets, has launched with its mission of disrupting the medical scrub, uniform and accessories markets with copper + natural patented materials that kill or slow the spread of microorganisms. The fabrics are lightweight, wash durable, and moisture wicking.

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US’ Kindthread unveils global partnership for healthcare workers

25th Jul 2022

US’ Kindthread, a global company of trusted healthcare apparel brands, has announced a worldwide partnership in support of ALL IN: WellBeing First for Healthcare, a call to action by #FirstRespondersFirst and the Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes’ Foundation to support systems-level change and a cultural shift that prioritises the well-being of healthcare workers.

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DuPont & UK’s Heriot-Watt University to make new PPE for workforce

19th Jul 2022

Leading chemical company, DuPont, has partnered with a UK fashion design university to develop Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) that is fit for today’s changing workforce. The collaboration between Heriot-Watt University’s School of Textiles and Design and DuPont Personal Protection will innovate protective clothing in line with evolving worker...

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SHL Healthcare establishes Textile Center of Excellence in Sweden

12th Jul 2022

SHL Healthcare AB has established a Textile Center of Excellence (TCX) in Boras, Sweden, to extend and streamline support for early project phases in close collaboration with customers. The facility is strategically situated inside the Textile Fashion Center and adjacent to a cluster of industry experts such as Smart Textile and University of Boras.

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IIT Delhi incubated start-up Medicfibers makes antimicrobial solution

8th Jul 2022

Medicfibers, an IIT Delhi incubated start-up, and AIIMS New Delhi, have developed an antimicrobial solution, Viroclog, that when applied as a coating on textiles, provides long-lasting protection against HAI by reducing virus, bacteria, fungi survival on fabric. The tests were performed at AIIMS New Delhi, IIT Delhi, IISc Bangalore, and NABL accredited ...

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