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Dr Laetitia Marrot at the first conference of the COST Action CONTEXT

The main objective of the COST Action CA17107 – European Network to connect research and innovation efforts on advanced Smart Textiles is to create a network of European researchers and main relevant stakeholders in order to develop joint ideas and initiatives which can be turned into advanced smart textile products.

On the 30th and 31th January 2019, they organized the first conference in Barcelona, Spain on the topic of the trends of smart textiles in different industries.

Our researcher Dr Laetitia Marrot joined the conference, as she is the Management Committee substitute for Slovenia. Together with other participants she discussed smart textiles in the building sector. Moreover, she attended the roundtable discussion of digitalization and sustainability in the advanced textiles industry. They concluded the discussion with a successful case study of how the research reached the market.