The value of this partnership lies in the connections it creates – by serving as a bridge between leaders in the industry and students interested in pursuing a career in textiles. The goal is to influence the generation of ideas that leads to exciting research, new careers, and advancement of the industry as a whole. The partnership will provide exhibiting and visiting companies with direct access to the latest research coming from the world’s leading materials programs, facilitate future careers and strategic partnerships through collaboration with the university’s administration and shine a spotlight on the high level of global innovation and industry development coming from all levels of the North American textile industry.
This partnership will bring about the convergence of advanced fibers, textiles, materials, and technologies. Not only is Georgia Tech the leading university for material science and engineering in the US, it is a key player when it comes to industry research and innovation. The Materials Science and Engineering program has repeatedly made the ten best list for both its undergraduate and graduate programs. Numerous companies have evolved from technologies developed within the university.
Next Techtextil North America will be held on May 12 to 14, 2020.