A conference on technical textiles will be held in New Delhi, February 15, 2023.
The conference will serve as a platform for all the relevant stakeholders to come together with the aim to improve domestic manufacturing. It aims to valorise cross-border trade and technology sharing to add value in the technical textile industry and share information on the new application areas of technical textiles.
The conference will deliberate on exploring new opportunities in the domestic and international textile market, research and innovations in technical textiles, challenges in R&D and the way forward. The aim is to bring leaders in manufacturing together to participate and search for ways to get better in technical textiles. The conference will be a step forward in India’s ultimate goal of becoming a global leader in the field of technical textiles. Steps are already being taken in this direction.
The country is promoting academic institutes and start-ups in technical textiles.The institutes will be both public and private. The guidelines for promoting start-ups in technical textiles are under formulation and are expected to release soon. The aim basically is moving toward increasing India’s market share in the technical textile industry. The areas covered under funding include laboratory equipment and training of lab personnel, specialised training.