Smart Nonwovens - High-performance Nonwovens Seminar at INDEX™20








SEMINAR PROGRAMME: 20 OCTOBER 2021, 14:30 - 17:05

We are pleased to announce that in association with INDEX™20 and EDANA, we have developed the programme for a half-day seminar on Smart Nonwovens -  High-performance Applications of Nonwovens, during the INDEX™​ exhibition 19-22 October 2021. 

Speakers from the following companies will present their latest technologies to the INDEX™20 audience:

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden; Norafin Germany GmbH; Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, (India); Technical Absorbents Ltd (UK); Fibroline SA (France) and Nonwovens Innovation & Research Institute Ltd (NIRI) (UK)


20 October 2021, 14:30 - 17:05

14:30 - 14:35: Introduction
Adrian Wilson, Seminar Chair

Technical Textiles International magazine (UK)


14:35 - 14:55: Opportunities for production of nonwoven bio-based electronics
Dr Hjalmar Granberg, Senior Scientist

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden


14:55 - 15:15: Innovation in Technical Nonwovens – Evolving USP
Marc Jolly, Head of Research & Development

Norafin Industries (Germany) GmbH (Germany)


15:15 - 15:35: How to design nonwoven metamaterial
Dr Amit Rawal, Professor

Department of Textile and Fibre Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India


15:35 - 15:55: Engineered superabsorbent nonwovens for durable and reusable applications
James Docherty, Product Development Specialist and Dr John Rose, Product Development Director


Technical Absorbents Ltd, UK


15:55 - 16:15: Dry powder impregnation solutions
Jérôme Ville, CEO

Fibroline SA (France)


16:15 - 16:35: Adsorbent technology for high-performance nonwoven applications 
Dr Ross Ward, New Business Development Manager

Nonwovens Innovation & Research Institute Ltd (NIRI) (UK)


16:35 - 17:05: Q&A, Panel discussion and closing words.


Click here for the programme on the INDEX™ website and to book your 4-day ticket at INDEX™.

In addition, there will be an Innovation Lab where INDEX™ visitors can view products relating to the presentations given during the seminar. This display area is outside the seminar room.