Directa Plus receives European grant to develop graphene-based smart fabrics

Directa Plus has been allocated a €1 million grant from the European Regional Development Fund for a research project to develop graphene-based smart fabrics.

The project will be focused on enhancing the thermal and electrical performance of textiles for fashion applications. Directa Plus will act as project leader, and will work in collaboration with fabric store Novaresin and manufacturer Soliani, as well as the Politecnico of Milan university.

Directa expects to invest €308,000 and receive a grant of €126,000 following completion of the project in December 2018.

Posted: Feb 20,2017 by Roni Peleg