November 25, 2021

Tree covers protect young plants as they grow. If they are not removed afterwards, plastic and metal pollute the environment. The DITF have therefore developed a suitable biodegradable yarn.

November 11, 2021

This year's international meeting ground for experts of industry and science took place digitally. Over 60 presentations in three parallel sessions were broadcast from Stuttgart's Liederhalle to the 360 participants in 25 countries.

September 14, 2021

High quality yarn from the undercoat of dogs. The raw material is regularly combed out - and usually ends up in the trash.

July 27, 2021

A new material for furniture optimizes the added value of the hop plant: hop chaff residues are converted into energy and the resulting digestate is made into furniture.

June 22, 2021

The ecological concept from the cultivation of hemp to the manufacture of textile products was recognized at the International Conference on Natural Fibers (INCF) 2021.

June 18, 2021

Withstanding the force of 120 kilometers per hour: DITF and their partner T1TAN develop goalkeeper gloves with finger overstretch protection.

April 20, 2021

The DITF are developing textile materials for active CO2 capture from the air.


February 25, 2021

In 1921, the cornerstone was laid in Reutlingen with the foundation of the German Research Institute for the Textile Industry. Today, the DITF form the largest textile research center in Europe.

5. Februar 2021

The innovation project will develop bio-based recyclable textiles

January 18, 2021

Boosting performance with functional sportswear: The DITF develop textiles that combine compression with active warmth using heatable yarns.