MedTech West seminar on smart textiles

Medical applications of smart textiles

Get inspired by exciting projects and opportunities provided by the new center of excellence formed by Smart Textiles at the University of Borås and MedTech West. The seminar we held back in March generated lots of positive feedback, so we’ve scheduled a follow-up for September 26. Get your spot and register here!




Gallery, School of Textiles, Bryggaregatan 17, Borås

Textile blood vessels, a full body suit increasing the mobility of disabled children and clothes measuring heart activity.These are three examples of medical applications of smart textiles. Perhaps you have long puzzled over any health related problem that you think might be solved with textiles?

Get inspired by exciting projects in the area and the development opportunities offered by the new centre of competence where Smart Textiles and MedTech West are working together on medical applications of smart textiles!

In addition to short presentations of ongoing Smart Textiles projects in health care, you get the opportunity to see the School of Textiles various facilities for the development and processing of textile materials. If you want to discuss your ideas in smart textiles and medical technology representatives from MedTech West and smart textiles will be in place.

The seminars are organized by MedTech West and Smart Textiles as an introduction to the new collaboration around a centre of competence for medical applications of smart textiles.

The seminar is free of charge. We offer lunch and finish with a buffet.



12:00 Lunch and registration
12:45 Glimpses
14:30 Tour of Textilhögskolans workshops
15:30 Workshop
16:15 Mingel buffé
17:00 (ca) End of seminar


Lena-Marie Jensen, Smart Textiles
Tel: 033-435 41 55

Leif Sandsjö, MedTech West
Tel: 031-342 93 30

To read more about Smart textiles visit