MaterialDistrict Talks: Stories of innovation

Pakhuis de Zwijger and MaterialDistrict present lectures on trials and errors of breakthrough innovations in advanced materials with MaterialDistrict’s own Els Zijlstra, Textile Lab & Emma van der Leest.

Material innovation involves much more than just the development of completely new materials. Generally, it revolves around a revaluation of raw materials, techniques, or residual products that are currently overlooked by the industry as unsuitable for the intended purposes. How does material innovation work in practice, how do you ensure you are meeting a need in the market, and how can you scale up?