Techtextil North America announced the Georgia Institute of Technology as the Official Academic Partner for the upcoming edition, May 12 – 14, 2020.
The multi-faceted partnership will continue its mission in benefitting the university, the city of Atlanta and the North American textile industry by utilizing expertise from the Georgia Tech’s faculty and staff to provide top of the line educational opportunities for all Techtextil North America attendees; providing exhibiting and visiting companies with direct access to the latest research coming from the world’s leading materials programs; gaining exposure for the school’s undergraduate and graduate research programs and their industry contributions through special feature areas on the Techtextil North America show floor; facilitating future careers and strategic partnerships through collaboration with Georgia Tech’s administration; shining a spotlight on the high level of global innovation and industry development coming from all levels of the North American textile industry.
“The School of Materials Science and Engineering at Georgia Tech is pleased to partner with Techtextil North America,” said Dr. Sundaresan Jayaraman, Kolon Professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering. “Our School has been at the cutting edge of research in technical textiles and has pioneered the smart textiles revolution that is transforming lives in today’s connected world we collaborate extensively with the fiber, textiles, carpet, apparel, and materials industries to enhance their competitiveness in today’s global marketplace. We are looking forward to this partnership with Techtextil North America for ‘creating the next’ for the textile industry by bringing about the convergence of advanced fibers, textiles, materials, and technologies”.