The enhanced cooperation between German ITA and Korean University bears further fruits

The enhanced cooperation between German ITA and Korean University bears further fruits

Aachen University’s Prorector Prof. Doris Klee, ITA Institut für Textiltechnik’s Head of Institute Prof. Thomas Gries and SKKU-President Prof. Kyu Sang Chung met in Aachen, Germany, toITA Korea picture-300 intensify their cooperation and to finalise the German-Korean research proposal Dream2Lab2Fab

Dream2Lab2Fab wants to enhance economic production technologies for smart textiles together with academia and industry, and to make it ready for the market. In addition the two nations will combine their broad knowledge data base from different branches. Especially SME’s, small and medium-sized enterprises shall benefit from this approach close to production

Dream2Lab2Fab plans to open two research institutes in Suwon, South-Korea, and Aachen, Germany, in 2016 at the same time to encourage the development of the production technologies for smart textiles.

Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) is a private research university and with it is 600 years of history it belongs to Korea’s oldest universities.

SKKU-President Prof. Chung will be accompanied by his Vice-President (SKKU) Dr. Ji-Beom Yoo, the Director of the Office of International Affairs (SKKU) Mr. Byung Joo Park and the Vice-President of the Office of International Affairs (SKKU) Dr. Suke Kyu Lee.

The core expertise of ITA, the Institute for Textile Technology of RWTH Aachen University consists of textile related production technologies and high performance materials. With the Center of High Performance Materials ITA offers small and medium industry direct access to scientific research especially in the fields of high modulus fibres and composites. ITA provides research and development services and advanced training and creative workshops in cooperation with its partner company 3T TextilTechnologieTransfer GmbH. Furthermore, ITA graduates students in various textile related courses. ITA of RWTH Aachen University consists of textile related production technologies and high performance materials. With the Center of High Performance Materials ITA offers small and medium industry direct access to scientific research especially in the fields of high modulus fibres and composites. ITA provides research and development services and advanced training and creative workshops in cooperation with its partner company 3T TextilTechnologieTransfer (Textile Technology Transfer) GmbH. Furthermore, ITA graduates students in various textile related courses.

www.ita.rwth-aachen.de

www.skku.edu


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