Come and join the Sourcebook Innovation Area at Munich Fabric Start 2017

Jan 16, 2017 | News

KEYHOUSE / HALL 5 / BOOTH 30 MOC MUNICH ON THE 31 OF JANUARY TO THE 1ST OF FEBRUARY 2017

Munich Fabric Start, one of Europe’s leading fabric trade fairs, has invited us for a second time to curate an outstanding community exhibition full of innovative fabrics. We’re collaborating with innovators and champions in the overlap between textiles and technology who will offer two full days of inspiring conversations, international visitors and textile experts and a busy workshop- and lectures schedule in the new fantastic innovation hub KEYHOUSE. 

We are very proud to introduce our amazing co-exhibitors of our show-in-show on innovative and smart fabrics:

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Strick Zella: Based on knitting technology Strick Zella produces fashion textiles using groundbreaking yarns and E-textiles for wireless control of electrical systems.

ITA by RWTH Aachen: This multifaceted institute focuses on Mechanical Engineering and textile processing, polymer technology and high performance fiber materials, textile preforming and composites, medicine technology, Smart Textiles and joining as well as on simulation and meterology.

Forster Rohner Textile Innovation: Forster Rohner develops and produces electronic textiles based on the highly sophisticated capabilities of modern embroidery techniques.

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You are warmly invited to join us in Munich for talks, workshops and presentations at our booth 30 in Keyhouse:

Tuesday, January 31st 2017: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm

Wednesday, February 1st 2017: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm

In addition to the permanent exhibition there will be a smart materials panel discussion and a talk with the exhibitor representatives on the 1st of February at the central stage / Keyhouse:

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Wednesday, February 1st 2017: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm at the Central Stage / Keyhouse

Let’s talk about the Future of Smart Fabrics with Marte Hentschel (Sourcebook),  Dr. Gottfried Betz (Strick Zella), David Schmelzeisen (ITA / RWTH Aachen) and Janine Häberle (Forster Rohner).


All guests and professionals can accredit for free for Munich Fabric Start.


We would be delighted to meet you there!

But  even if have no chance to come to Munich, we will introduce to you the best innovators for smart fabrics here on our blog. In the forefront to the Exhibition we will present you each co-exhibitor with an separate blog post featuring their extraordinary innovation and work.  So stay tuned.