AUTEX 2019
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AUTEX is the Association of Universities for Textiles, which brings together prestigious universities in the field of the textile industry from all over the world.
In 2019, AUTEX will celebrate its 25th anniversary!
It was founded in 1994, and currently has 39 active members from 30 countries. There are 2 types of memberships, full members and associate members.

Its mission is to facilitate co-operation amongst members in high level textile education and research.

The objectives of AUTEX are:

  • To promote the activities and achievements of the member Universities on a European and Global stage.
  • To facilitate co-operation in the development and delivery of high level taught courses and teaching materials amongst member Universities.
  • To encourage student and staff mobility and networking amongst member Universities and invited partners.
  • To facilitate the growth of active research partnerships amongst member Universities and invited partners.
  • To organise annual symposia to disseminate cutting-edge issues to textile professionals and students.

Every year a different member of AUTEX is organising the association’s conference (since 2001), in which hundreds of researchers and companies participate.

The AUTEX Conference is one of the most important scientific events in the field of textiles aimed to bring together leading researchers, experts, students and people from the industry from all over the world to share their knowledge and exchange scientific ideas.

The Organising and Scientific Committees would like to highlight the importance of the AUTEX Conference as a textile platform stimulating the participants to present and discuss the most recent research investigations, new perspectives and future directions.

The 19th AUTEX Conference will be hosted by the Department of Materials, Textiles and Chemical Engineering (MaTCh) of Ghent University, ranking among the first one hundred universities in the world.


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