Welcome to E-Textiles Network
The E-Textiles Network is an EPSRC funded activity to bring together researchers and developers from academia and industry interested in adding electronic functionality to textiles and their related products.
The E-Textiles Network is engaged in numerous activities to help promote the development of E-Textiles, find out more below:
E-Textiles Annual Conference
E-Textiles: International Conference on the Challenges, Opportunities, Innovations and Applications in E-Textiles is an annual conference which gives people from academia and industry the opportunity to discuss the exciting innovations and challenges in the rapidly emerging field of e-textiles.
The E-Textiles Network hosts free monthly webinars on e-textiles related topics and are available to view on our website.
- E-Textile Power Supplies: Turning Fabrics into Batteries 31 January 2022
- Design and Manufacturing Thermoelectric Textiles for Power Generation and Solid-state Cooling 13 December 2021
- Connectors and Joining Technologies for E-Textiles 29 October 2021
- Sustainability of E-Textiles 24 September 2021
- E-Textiles Handling: Should I treat my e-textile like a normal Garment? 20 August 2021
- Wearable Electronic Textiles, 12 July 2021
- Triboelectricity: A Convenient Method to Power the Next Generation of E-Textiles, 14 June 2021
- Introduction to European Masterclass “Innovating in Smart Textiles”, May 2021
- Biomonitoring via Smart Garments for Pro Sports, April 2021
- Integration of Energy Storage for E-Textile Applications – March 2021
- E-Textiles for Wearable Healthcare – February 2021
- The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA): Funding for innovative ideas benefiting UK Armed Forces and National Security –January 2021
- From Proof of Concept to Volume Production –December 2020
- WEARPLEX – November 2020
- Methods of Electronics Integration for E-textiles – October 2020
- Fibre-based Electronics for Sustainable E-textiles – September 2020
- Stretchable Inks for Wearable Applications– August 2020
- Connecting E-Textiles: Textile-Integrated Antennas – July 2020
- Powering E-Textiles – June 2020
As well as webinars, the E-Textiles Network has held two workshops on topics identified by the e-textiles community.
- Manufacture and Sustainability of E-Textiles – January 2020
- E-Textiles for Healthy Ageing – February 2019
E-Textiles Network Directory of Skills and Expertise
The E-Textiles Network has developed a directory of it’s members skills and expertise, which can be used to help identify potential collaborative partners.
E-Textiles Network Open Call for Funding
The E-Textiles Network has limited funds available to support new collaborative projects in e-textiles, or the teaching of e-textiles within schools.
The E-Textiles Network is free to join and members will receive a monthly newsletter as well as information on upcoming events.