We conduct research to create successful, sustainable products.

Hohenstein's primary focus for publicly funded and private research is on practical application, with the goal of knowledge transfer and industry advancement.

The close collaboration between textile engineers and natural scientists at Hohenstein grants facilitates deep knowledge and promotes innovative products and methods that meet the requirements of a wide variety of sectors. Our research activities help to develop completely new technologies and processes for textile products – and to open up new markets and applications in the future.

Hohestein's publicly funded research particularly benefits small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) with the practical findings that our scientists develop through their interdisciplinary research.

Public Research

Hohenstein works on publicly funded, application-oriented projects to generate scientific advancements in the textile industry and associated sectors.

Partner Networks

Hohenstein is a member of various innovation networks and standards committees and actively contributes to shaping the research landscape.

Scientific Advisory Board

The involvement  of key figures from textile-related sectors in our executive and scientific advisory boards supports the work of the Hohenstein scientists relating to market applications.


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Research implications.

We turn research into solutions tailored to unique market requirements.