Latest in Revolutionary Fibers & Textiles

AFFOA Reaches Milestone in Fabric Revolution Mission

PhilaU and Regional Partners Poised for Big Moves in Smart Fabrics

Loomia Announces “Textile Trackpad”

Elizabeth Whelan Design wins top prize at FT Awards

Collaborative efforts support growth in the smart textiles industry

In Appalachia’s Foothills, a Leaner Textile Industry Rises

Pilot Call for Fabric Discovery Centers Announced

Elizabeth Whelan Design: Finalist at Future Textiles Awards 2017

Bonbouton Wins at Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup

Watch: New biomedical textiles show potential of smart, human-centered service systems

March 21-22: Programmable and Wearable Molecular Composites Workshop

PhilaU Team Wins U.S. Defense Department Chembio Suit Design Challenge

URI biomedical engineering professor creating smart gloves to monitor Parkinson’s disease

PhilaU Team Helps Develop Protective Garment for Military

Spotlight on College of Textiles Dean David Hinks

AFFOA Inaugural Membership Day on July 28-29

The Washington Post: Robots, swarming drones and ‘Iron Man’: Welcome to the new arms race Global Tech Issue Five Substances of the Future

TechTimes: Public Private Consortium Pours $317 Million For AFFOA: What The Project Is About

FedScoop: DOD-MIT partnership will invent the “Internet of Fabrics”

The Hill: Defense chief announces $317M hub to integrate tech into textiles

Reuters (PM story with video): Pentagon awards $75 million for advanced textiles institute

Associated Press (PM story): Futuristic Textile Facility to Open in Massachusetts

Washington Post: Time to change a diaper or car tire? Futuristic fabrics will let you know.

WLVT-TV (Knoxville, TN): UT partners with MIT exploring innovations in fibers and fabrics

Business Record: Iowa State a partner in new textile manufacturing institute

The Gazette: Iowa State University tapped for $317 million protective apparel project

Spartanburg Herald Journal: $317M US textiles announcement expected today

GSA Business: Clemson, Milliken, Inman Mills team on textile project

Athens Banner Herald: UGA joins public-private partnership to transform fiber materials and manufacturing

Independent Mail: Clemson to be part of $317M overhaul of textile industry

WSPA South Carolina: Clemson University to play major role in textile industry overhaul

Upstate Business Journal: Clemson, MIT to build $317M project for US textiles overhaul

Greenville Online: Clemson working with Defense Department on $317 million textile project

Orlando Business Journal: 7 things to know today, plus UCF scientist part of $317M project to revolutionize textiles

Orlando Sentinel: UCF partners with MIT in major federal high-tech research

Al Dia News: Drexel brings Advanced Functional Fabrics to Philadelphia

FOX 43 Harrisburg: Drexel University receives $75 million DOD grant to research fibers and fabrics

Philly Voice: Drexel leads textile manufacturing innovation in $317M DoD initiative

Philadelphia Business Journal: Defense Dept. taps Drexel, PhillyU & Temple for $317M national research institute Philly universities about to get a DOD windfall for smart fabrics

NECN Tonight (video): Futuristic textile facility to open in Massachusetts

CBS Radio (audio): Kim Tunnicliffe reports on the new high-tech fabrics institute

WHDH-TV (video): MIT to create ‘smart garments’ through federally funded program

WWLP-TV (video): The feds are partnering with MIT to develop revolutionary clothing

Springfield Republican: US Defense Secretary to announce $317m MIT-based textile research center

Worcester Telegram: Massachusetts to be “smart” fabrics hub with Worcester links

WBUR News: Mass. Chosen To Lead National Textile Manufacturing Innovation Hub

State House News Service: Defense Department funding high-tech fabrics institute in Cambridge

CNN: Radiation-detecting clothing may be thing of the present

FOX25 Morning News (video): Textiles hub coming to MIT

Reuters (AM): The Pentagon Is Getting Into the Textile Business with MIT

Associated Press (AM): Defense secretary to announce futuristic textiles hub at MIT

WBUR Morning Edition (audio): What the New National Textile Innovation Center Means for Massachusetts

Politico: Carter to announce new tech manufacturing hub

Military Times: SECDEF unveils $317 million deal for high-tech textiles at MIT

Boston Business Journal: Mass will play central role in $317M textile innovation effort

Boston Herald: MIT sews up smart fabrics center

Boston Globe: U.S. backs MIT-led research into wearable devices

New York Times: U.S. Textile Industry Turns to Tech as Gateway to Revival