In Ivanovo opened the international textile forum «SMARTEX-2017»

© Flickr / Konstantin MalanchevИваново, Russia. Archival photoIn Ivanovo opened the international textile forum «SMARTEX-2017»© Flickr / Konstantin Malanchev

XX international scientific-practical forum «SMARTEX-2017» dedicated to the industrial technologies of obtaining and using «smart» textiles — fibres and finished materials with a wide range of new properties, is in the city of Ivanovo, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the government of Ivanovo region.

«The five-day event is conceived as a meeting place for representatives of scientific community and business community to address issues related to the introduction of technological innovations in the textile industry and related sectors of the economy. This year’s forum, which takes place on the basis of Ivanovo state Polytechnic University, gathered more than 500 participants from different countries. The traditional scientific session, a block of business, the school for young scientists competition», — said the Agency interlocutor.

Greeting the forum participants was sent by the Governor of Ivanovo region Pavel Konkov. During the event there will also be a selection of finalists of the contest of youth projects «the Market FashionNet: a look into the future», which will be able to visit in August 2017 on the foresight Kempe’s Agency for strategic initiatives in Plyos and become a member of the regional team for the preparation of proposals for a «road map» of the market FashionNet, which aims to change the situation on the domestic market fashion.

Forum «SMARTEX-2017» is supported by Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation, FANO of Russia, the Ivanovo region government, Russian Union of entrepreneurs.