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Webinar on "ecological water repellency"

[21-09-2020]

Certech is pleased to announce the Webinar on "ecological water repellency" which will be held on September 28th, 2020

Presentation on the Duratex project results, aiming the development of eco-friendly water and oil repellent textiles for building and architectural applications.

Certech will give a conference on the development of new hydrophobic formulations


The program includes an interactive session to discuss the challenges and opportunities of using repellents complying to REACH. All presentations are in English.

9:30       Interreg presentation (Interreg FWVL team)
9:40       GoToS3, a cross-border ecosystem for innovation (Wouter Baekelant, POM West-Vlaanderen)
10:00     The Duratex project (David De Smet, Centexbel)
10:15     Update on policy and legislative developments concerning PFAS (Katarina Pirselova, European Commission)
10:45     Transition to fluorine-free repellents (Leonardus Doelen, 3M)
11:15     Development of a hydrophobic formulation (Benoît Kartheuser, Certech)
11:45     Playing with fabric roughness to improve water repellency (Alain Jonas, UCLouvain)