Research and development

The only internationally recognised advanced flexible materials R&D hub in the UK

As the only recognised technical textiles hub in the UK, NW Texnet helps make R&D projects happen for its members. It provides assistance and support on a wide front, from early awareness of upcoming R&D opportunities to the whole process of creating partnerships, planning projects in detail, and sourcing funding.

NW Texnet is an experienced facilitator of R&D, with project partners including Bentley Motors, Autoliv, Panaz, Amann and Sigmatex in the UK and Fiat and Federal Mogul further afield. Its reputation for diligence and integrity carries weight throughout the global advanced flexible materials market.

Input from NW Texnet helps ensure that R&D projects run smoothly to a successful conclusion, and that its members benefit either from the commercialisation of their own R&D, or from their contribution to joint or third-party R&D projects.

Membership of NW Texnet a good opportunity to be part of the rapidly expanding global R&D environment in advanced flexible materials.

Join us now for only £475 annually [LINK], or contact us any time with any enquiry about the potential benefits to your organisation.

“R&D projects never come easy – there’s a lot of complex groundwork to do before you get to the actual R&D. Having an experienced team like NW Texnet on your side makes the process much more efficient and bearable.”

Plus, there’s more we can offer:

TRAINING PROGRAMMES
CONSULTANCY

NW Texnet membership case studies:

3D Light Trans

Creating a supply chain to release the potential of 3D multi-functional composites

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Keeping firefighters cool in fierce heat conditions

StayCool

Firefighting for the 21st Century

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Repetex

An environmentally safe water repellent finish for technical textiles

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healthcare textiles

Joint £1 million UK/Mexico healthcare textiles project

Research development of antimicrobial textile coatings for healthcare use

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3D Light Trans

Creating a supply chain to release the potential of 3D multi-functional composites

READ ON

StayCool

Firefighting for the 21st Century

READ ON

Repetex

An environmentally safe water repellent finish for technical textiles

READ ON

Joint £1 million UK/Mexico healthcare textiles project

Research development of antimicrobial textile coatings for healthcare use

READ ON

Find out how we can help your business

NW Texnet has a wealth of experience in advanced flexible materials, let’s discuss how we can help your business benefit in manufacturing, partnerships and networking.

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