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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

Participation is free, but registration is mandatory: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeiZ2wToJ-QNr-EQrGXBc7sQQxXO_8qwsaJB5eDwhDhOJO4xQ/viewform

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)