Business seminars and lectures of the exhibition Technotextil

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The 2022 program is in development. On this page you will find the full schedule of the 2021 business program. If you would like more information about speakers and topics, click on the section of interest at the bottom of this page.

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Techtextil Academy - international forum for innovative materials and products

Innovative materials are the basis for modern human-oriented production. At Techtextil Russia Forum the leading specialists from different countries and industries will tell about the best practices of implementation of such materials in different industries.
September 14, 2021
Session moderator: Julia Veshnyakova, expert in purchasing, assortment management and finances in fashion-business, general director of consulting and training company «ART»

11:00 – 11:30
Prospects for the development of the segment of smart textiles and clothing in Russia
Anna Maksimova, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Competencies of Russian manufacturers in the development and production of warm clothing. Decree of the Government on the widespread use of Russian technologies and products in the program for the development of the Arctic zone
11:30 – 11:50
Potential of innovative projects for the development of Russian light industry
Daria Matsievskaya, president of «Russian Seasons», founder of the SeasonsTech accelerator of innovative projects
Smart clothes with the use of innovative textile materials.
The result of a collaboration between science and a fashion brand
Olga Moskaluk, head of the ArcticTex project, Rosnano FIOP
Farrukh Boltabaev, designer and founder of Farrdi
12:20 – 12:50
A complete solution in one suit for oil and gas companies
Lidia Medvedeva, head of the department for the promotion of workwear of Technoavia
Elvira Zhukova, head of fabric and accessories purchasing department of Technoavia
Gore-Tex® membrane technology for workwear. Necessary comfort with maximum protective properties. The solution for working in demanding and hazardous environments
12:50 – 13:10
Modern Klopman technologies. Environmentally conscious.
Efficient production with minimized waste
Denis Kochetkov, Account Manager, Klopman
13:10 – 13:30
Outsourcing projects in light industry that help optimize time and money
Tatiana Belkevich, president of the Russian Associaton of partcipants of the fashion industry (RAFI)
13:30 – 14:00
14:00 – 14:20
Transformation of fashion and light industry ecosystem in the world and in Russia. Innovations in fashion: VR technologies, cybernetics
Alexey Bazhenov, founder of the Beinopen Fashion Industry Development Institute
14:20 – 14:40
Investing in innovative textiles. Myth or Reality?
Louise Alexandrova, Development Director of the Union of Business Angel Organizations, Investment Expert №1 in Russia
14:40 – 14:45
Presentation of SeasonsTech Innovative Project Accelerator
Daria Matsievskaya, President of «Russian Seasons» company founder of the accelerator of innovative projects SeasonsTech
14:45 – 15:05
Smart suit with sensors and a mobile platform to improve the efficiency of sports training
Bulat Aitbayev, project leader of «MyoFit»
15:05 – 15:25
Electronic textiles based on printed electronics technology
Olavi Siikki, founder of the startup Warmr, a developer of functional textiles
15:05 – 15:45
Fashion accessories for people with prosthetic lower limbs
Dmitry Stenko, founder of CCover
15:45 – 16:05
Online sewing platform
Stepan Smekalov, Founder and CEO of
16:05 – 16:25
Digital fashion. FashionClo. Digital design of clothing collection
Vyacheslav Smirnov, lecturer at the Department of Information Technologies and Computer Design at the Russian State University A.N. Kosygina, head of the digital fashion laboratory
16:25 – 16:45
Global trends in innovative clothing
Ekaterina Kolina, Indexbox analytical agency
September 15, 2021
Session moderator - Kira Altman, Business FM’s leading reviewer

11:00 – 11:20

Noah - technology for recycling used synthetic clothing and creating fundamentally different things

Kira Altman, leading columnist for Business FM
Vitaly Zharikov, PhD, Russian inventor, creator of Noah technology
Noah is a technology, a tool, a thread, a product, an ecosystem aimed at improving the quality of human life and the environment. The 3 stages (generations) of the project. How and by whom it can be produced and can be scaled. Why both business and consumer need it. Noah 1 - Technology and equipment that allows you to repeatedly recycle any synthetic textile into a new custom-made finished product
11:20 – 11:35
Promising technologies for processing ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene into film yarns for various purposes and applications
Dmitry Solomatin, Project Manager of Foundation for Advanced Research Projects
Noah 1 - 2 functionalities - lifeguard and protector clothing
Sergey Lermontov, Ph.D., Professor, Head of Laboratory, Institute of Physicologically Active Substances of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Chernogolovka
Protection against injuries, thermal hazards, extreme temperatures with supercritical fluid technology - aerogel
11:50 – 12:05
Noah 2
Artem Lebedev, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, International Academic and Scientific Center for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Transfer, D.I. Mendeleev Russian Chemical Technology University
Aerogels as a new trend in the development of the textile industry. Thermal insulation, phosphor materials, sorbents and electrically conductive aerogels. Results of pilot production
12:05 – 12:20
Noah 3
Nikita Minaev, Ph. -Head of the Laser Nanoengineering Laboratory, Institute of Photonic Technologies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Federal Research Center for Crystallography and Photonics of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Connection of the living with the nonliving by means of a thread. Regenerative medicine, tissue engineering and scaffolding technologies. Creation of biocompatible and bioresorbable implants. Acceleration of rehabilitation and speed of healing. Interaction with microorganisms. New generation VR - transmission of tactile sensations at a distance. Improvement of human physical abilities
12:20 – 13:00
13:00 – 13:15
Revolutionary solutions for human safety and comfort in complex and extreme environments
Alexey Grebtsov, Chairman of the Russian Outdoor Group
13:15 – 13:40
New Features in PPE and Opportunities for Next Generation Clothing Production. Growing requirements for workwear for the oil and gas industry
Elena Lebedeva, PhD, Director of Innovation, JSC Meridian;
Elena Faleeva, PJSC "Gazprom Neft"
13:40 – 13:55
The effect of a smart multi-protective fabric on personnel performance
Tatiana Fedorova, Head of Marketing and R&D at Textime
Innovative protection from COVID-19. How climatic working conditions affect human health and efficiency. A multi-protective fabric that can create comfortable conditions and the right level of protection against all hazards
13:55 – 15:00
Round table
Vitaly Zharikov, Ph.D., Russian inventor, creator of Noah technology
Ksenia Bakhteeva, regional industrial project manager Textima Export Import GmbH
Technological capabilities of industry leaders to create new breakthrough technologies in the processing of various types of fibers and yarns. Equipment, chemistry and polymers