Project: Manufacturing of value-added textiles for aromatherapy and skin care benefits

Acronym AromaTex (Reference Number: MNET17/NMAT-1240)
Duration 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2019
Project Topic The AromaTex project builds on the commercial interest of SME partners in producing and selling of new textiles promoting well-being, by immobilization of biologically active compounds at the substrate surface and development of an efficient environmentally-friendly functionalization bioprocesses for health care and stress management. The target applications are textiles used in close contact with human skin and that could benefit in terms of life quality, by being made of natural products & ecological processes. As a project result, technological knowledge of aromatherapy, biologically active compounds compatible to the textile fabrics and technological way of immobilization will be explained by laboratory simulated industrial process, up to pilot scale application and end-products developments. Application methods of the selected polymer-bioactive compound systems will be optimized from technological, quality, ecological and therapeutically point of view.
Call Manunet Call 2017

Project partner

Number Name Role Country
1 Doğal Destek Ürünleri Araştırma Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.Ş. Partner Türkiye
2 The National Research-Development Institute for Textile and Leather Coordinator Romania
3 Magnum SX SRL Partner Romania
4 ÜNİTEKS Tekstil Gıda Motorlu Araçlar San. ve Tic. A.Ş. Partner Türkiye
5 Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi, Faculty of Textile Leather and Industrial Management Partner Romania