ITA Group International Centre for Sustainable Textiles

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The ITA Group International Centre for Sustainable Textiles focuses its core competence on the goal of ensuring the holistic biotransformation of textile technology and thus the use of biological principles for small-scale value-added processes. The ITA Group Internatioal Centre for Sustainable Textiles is an international research and training service provider for fibre-based high-performance materials, textile semi-finished products and its manufacturing processes with about 400 employees.

Organisation Descpription
ITA Group International Centre for Sustainable Textiles
Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University, short ITA The core of the ITA Group, including the chair of Textile machinery.
ITA Technologietransfer GmbH The ITA Technologietransfer GmbH in Aachen functions as a technology transfer institution and is responsible for direct industrial projects. The ITA Incubator as a subsidiary of ITA GmbH is the technology centre of the ITA Group for business start-ups.
ITA Academy GmbH The ITA Academy GmbH functions as an educational service provider in the following two pillars:

Digital Capability Center DCC (Learning Factory, in cooperation with the McKinsey Company)

textile trainings (basis and customized trainings)

Institut für Textiltechnik Augsburg gGmbH, short ITA Augsburg Research and development in the fields of robotics, sensor technology and ICT. Recycling of carbon fibres, thermoplastic tape-based composites, in cooperation with University of Augsburg
SmartTextronics Center is developing economic production technologies for the production of smart textiles for small and medium-sized enterprises within the framework of a bilateral cooperation between South Korea and Germany.
APS GmbH Research and development in the fields of robotics, sensor technology and ICT, offers remote training for human-machine-interaction.