Meet our Ambassadors

Our Ambassadors approve the value and content of the STA mission to advance the e-textile industry by developing standards and facilitating cross industrial collaboration. They possess confidence in the team of industry specialists who constitute Smart Textile Alliance, and we can strongly recommend STA Ambassadors as a partner in your next project.

European Technology Platform

The European Technology Platform for the Future of Textiles and Clothing is a strategic connector and think tank for textile innovation in Europe. It runs the SmartX – Smart Textiles Accelerator and the European Masterclass for Smart Textiles Innovation.

ETP homepage… or SmartX homepage…

Fraunhofer IZM

Fraunhofer IZM and the laboratory for electronics in textiles (TexLab) have one of the strongest research capacities in Europe for smart textiles. They work with clients on commissioned projects or collaborate as part of governmental funded projects.

TexLab at Fraunhofer IZM …

E-Textile Network

IDTechEx has provided independent market research, business intelligence and events on emerging technology to clients in over 80 countries since 1999. IDTechEx has for a long time being the most trusted source for E-textiles and Smart Clothing intelligence.

More about intelligence services for wearables…

Centi

CeNTI – Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials is a multi-disciplinary institute, with unique competencies in both printed electronics and functional fibres and fabrics treatments.

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The Textile Institute

The Textile Institute aims to advance the general interests of the textile industry worldwide, more particularly in relation to the acquisition and application of knowledge for the benefit of mankind. The institute organises Special Interest Groups and publishes books about Smart Textiles and their applications.

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E-Textile Network

The E-Textiles Network brings together researchers and developers from academia and industry interested in adding electronic functionality to textiles and their related products. The E-Textiles Network is a great resource for everybody interested in Smart Textiles.

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AATCC

The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) is leading the development of e-textile test methods. The association also brings together information and resources from across industries and around the world to the e-textile space.

More about e-textile test methods at AATCC…