webinar-on-ecological-water-repellencyCertech 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)