2017 Call for Prototypes is OPEN!

We proudly present the sixth edition of the SMART TEXTILES SALON - STS2017 in Ghent (BE) on 18 October 2017.

STS2017 will be combined with the International Conference on Intelligent Textiles and Mass Customisation - ITMC2017, which will take place from 16 to 18 October 2017, and is also the final event of the SmartPro project.

You are hereby invited to actively contribute to the success of this interactive exhibition by submitting your prototype.

As in the previous editions, your prototype should fit in the scope of the exhibition, being textile-based or compatible with intelligent textile systems.

Submit your prototype by sending the following documents no later than 30 June 2017 to ITMC@ugent.be.

  • Description of the prototype + pictures 
  • Information about the author + portrait picture
  • Outline on how you will present your prototype

A template for submission can be found below.

All documents must be in English and pictures should be sent in high resolution (300 dpi). All content supplied by the exhibitor will be used in the framework of the event and the supporting projects.

The selected contributions will be notified latest 15 August 2017.

All participants have to register for the STS2017, which involves a participant fee, before 31 August 2017 via online registration.

All prototypes have to be mounted at the venue on 17 October 2017 (from 2 pm till 6 pm). Your participation in a Moroccan gala dinner that same day is included in the registration fee (early bird fee €230).

The event will take place in Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent, Belgium, 

The Smart Textiles Salon is organised by the Centre for Textile Science and Engineering (Ghent University) and supported by Centexbel and the project SMARTPro.