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ECOSYSTEX Insights Series #7

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This web event will be ECOSYSTEX’s seventh webinar for public dissemination. Projects with EU funding that concentrate on sustainable textiles showcase their work and discuss their discoveries and advancements. Additionally, projects with a particular focus on biobased materials will be featured in this webinar.


  • 10:00-10:10 Introduction, Textile ETP
  • 10:10-10:20 Presentation of announced circular & biobased textiles topics, Simone Maccaferri, CBE-JU (EU)
  • 10:20-10:35 FIBSUN – Novel fibre value chains and ecosystem services from sustainable feedstocks, Kristiina Lång, Luke (FI)
  • 10:35-10:50 Bio-LUSH – Innovating biomass conversion to nano-fibers for eco-friendly materials, Alexey Khakalo, VTT (FI)
  • 10:50-11:05 Glaukos’ project achievements on biobased coatings, Koen Van Goethem, I-Coats (BE)
  • 11:05-11:20 Q&A
  • 11:20-11:30 Wrap-up & outlook, Textile ETP

Alexey Khakalo from VTT will present the Bio-LUSH project and its goals, focusing on innovating biomass conversion to nano-fibers for the development of eco-friendly materials.