Press releases

Below you can find press releases on research projects and services offered by the Hohenstein Institute. Through the support of a wide range of other institutions throughout the textile manufacturing chain, we can support you in your research work and beyond and provide you with the details of experts for interview and specialist authors.

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Towards new horizons: “Spacetex2” researches functional textiles under zero gravity

When the German ESA astronaut Dr Alexander Gerst sets off on 6 June 2018 for his “Horizons” mission at the International Space Station ISS, numerous experiments will be waiting for him. The Spacetex2 project includes clothing physiology experiments ... 

Topic area: Wearing and sleep comfort | 785-EN

Chemicals Management - Handling with Confidence from A-Z

Heightened consumer awareness, industry initiatives such as ZDHC (Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals) or the Greenpeace Detox campaign: they all pose new challenges for brands, retailers and manufacturers. The OEKO-TEX® Association together with ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 784-EN

Skin cancer - the underestimated danger

One in three cancer diagnoses is for skin cancer. This illness is, however, not just the world's most common form of cancer. Skin cancer is a form of cancer that has become increasingly common in recent years. Within the last 10 years, the number of ... 

Topic area: UV-protection | 783-EN

OEKO-TEX® Launches GMO Test for Organic Cotton

New testing from OEKO-TEX® helps companies throughout the global supply chain easily test their organic cotton products for GMOs (genetically modified organisms), a molecular-level indicator of whether or not cotton products actually meet a ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 2259-EN

Spring, summer, sun: Enjoy the feeling of protection

It's the same each year: You just get tired of the winter weather. Spring, summer and sunshine cannot come quick enough. But it’s not long before you start having some reservations: How do I protect myself from over-exposure to the sun? Which is the ... 

Topic area: UV-protection | 781-EN