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Finalist: TeKiDe – textile fibre recycling

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Rank # 16

A platform to demonstrate new ways to recycle poor quality post-consumer cotton textile waste has been established. The cotton waste is dissolved and spun as new good quality textile fibres. This can revolutionize the whole concept of textile industry making waste yards to sustainable ”cottonfields”. This new textile recycling demonstration platform will strengthen the science and innovation hub of Helsinki-Uusimaa region by creating a core for a commercialization ecosystem with global impact.

The ranking shows the preliminary results, based on the votes received through the InfoRegio website and does not contain the additional social media votes of the last week. The final winner of the public choice award will be announced during the award ceremony at 19:00 9 October 2018!

Official title: Establishment of operational model for demonstration platform for textile fibre recycling (TeKiDe)
Region:Helsinki-Uusimaa
Member State: Finland
EU funds amount: EUR 420 000.00
Timespan: 01/08/2016 to 30/12/2018
Organisation: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd.
Category: Achieving sustainability through low carbon emissions
Website: www.vttresearch.com
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