With 24 years’ commercial R&D experience before turning to academic research, Dr Andrew Hewitt is keen to work with textile businesses to solve technical product or processing challenges.
Yearly archives: 2019
The last Future Fashion Factory event of 2019 focused on creating AW Hainsworth’s New Heritage cloth and finding inspiration in historic textiles.
Dr Raheleh Jafari specialises in using AI and machine learning techniques to increase customer engagement and sales in the fashion industry.
Industry partners AW Hainsworth and Yorkshire Textiles have collaborated on a ‘New Heritage’ cloth based on historic jacquard designs.
More than a dozen researchers and industry partners demonstrated innovations from across the Future Fashion Factory community at our first annual showcase on Wednesday 16 October.
Future Fashion Factory industry partner Bombyx PLM has partnered with the University of Leeds to implement its PLM technology for BA and MA fashion courses.
The second Future Fashion Factory innovation funding call is now open to expressions of interest.
Nine R&D projects were successful in our first innovation funding call, representing over £640,000 investment in the UK fashion and textile industry.
Wyedean Weaving Co. has just become the 100th industry partner to join the Future Fashion Factory programme.
Industry and academic partners from across the fashion and textile industry met to develop new R&D ideas and collaborations at a special Future Fashion Factory reception.