Textiles: water-repellent thanks to fungal proteins

Scientists at the Fraunhofer IGB and the Hohenstein Group are researching an environmentally friendly and sustainable method

Outdoor lovers and athletes love them: water-repellent jackets and trousers. However, many consumers are unaware that the chemicals used to…

Full text: https://www.biooekonomie-bw.de/en/articles/news/textiles-water-repellent-thanks-to-fungal-proteins/

Author

Juliette Irmer

Source

BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg, 2017-12-04.

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Arbeitsgemeinschaft industrieller Forschungsvereinigungen “Otto von Guericke” e.V. (AiF)
Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie (BMWI)
Forschungskuratorium Textil e.V.
Fraunhofer-Institut für Grenzflächen- und Bioverfahrenstechnik (IGB)
Hohenstein Institute

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