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.

December 8, 2020

DITF develop technology for new, reinforced membranes for electrolysers.


November 26, 2020

The DITF are one of the five winners of the Ideas Competition Bioeconomy - Innovations for Rural Areas.

November 12, 2020

The results of the "Paper Light" research project are beautifully designed luminaires made of paper yarn. They can be manufactured in an environmentally friendly and cost-effective way and are fully recyclable.

Mundschutzmasken mit der Präzision eines Airbags
October 28, 2020

One Piece Masks from precision woven fabrics in Jacquard weaving technique

October 14, 2020

Together with Kaiser Möbelwerkstätten GmbH, the DITF have developed a sustainable sound absorber whose technology fits into the smallest of spaces.

July, 2020

Tablecloths could in future ensure distances between guests and transmit orders. To make them feel like fabric, the DITF are developing a purely textile sensor technology.