The Swedish School of Textiles

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Education and research environments

The Swedish School of Textiles to host the King Carl XVI Gustaf Professorship in Environmental Science

Professor Amit Rawal, from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, will be the twenty-ninth holder of the professorship. This honour means that he will stay at the university to pursue collaborations within research and education. The focus will be on digitalisation and modelling to gain increased knowledge about microplastics and textiles.

From research to reality: Panty liner Lilibet ready to make a difference

The research on sustainable menstrual protection has received two early Christmas presents: the Spacerpad Lilibet is ready for sale, and new funding from Vinnova ensures the continuation of the project for an additional two years.

Visionary fashion show at anniversary celebration in India

To celebrate 75 years of diplomatic relations between Sweden and India the Swedish embassy in India wanted to tribute the mutual interest in sustainable fashion. The Swedish School of Textiles as well as Science Park Borås were invited to present and show unique and groundbreaking examples of sustainable fashion and smart textiles.

Creative days at international bootcamp

A total of 25 students from four countries have attended a one-week bootcamp at the Swedish School of Textiles at the University of Borås. The focus has been on innovative smart textiles and entrepreneurship. The result: success!

UB researchers among the world's most influential

Several of the university's researchers have once again been included in a prestigious international ranking of the most cited researchers in the world. This list was drawn up by researchers at Stanford University and published in October.

Soft textile robotics: one-week fast-track education in textiles

Doctoral students from several European universities visited the University of Borås to learn more about the unique properties of textiles.