Cooperation with entrepreneurs is one of the pillars of our activity. Thanks to the knowledge and experience of our employees, we can present you with a wide range of research and services for business using our modern laboratory and technological facilities.
We offer cooperation in the field of:
- Research and development
- Technologies and Innovations
- Product Development
- Opinions on innovation
- Laboratory Tests
- Expert Opinions
Research and development
Our task is to commercialize modern solutions developed at the Textile Research Institute. In this way, we want to support the development of innovation in the Polish economy.
As a research and scientific institute, we have unique equipment and a highly qualified staff of experts and specialists in various fields, who with their knowledge and experience can support the implementation of new solutions in your company by:
- providing research and expert services that are based on the intellectual capital of IW
- identifying and connecting the Institute’s research teams with business and scientific partners interested in cooperation under:
- commercial research services carried out on behalf of companies
- consortium in projects financed under national and EU funds
- subcontracting / expert services in projects financed under national and EU funds
Technologies and Innovations
At the Institute, we implement projects “from idea to product”. Modern technological facilities and multi-disciplinary research teams allow us to meet the needs of the market and carry out application projects with the highest quality standards. We provide services in the area of developing methodologies and carrying out research and development works, as well as technical consulting. We have extensive research facilities that allow us to exhaustively characterize the structures created.
We invite everyone who wants to enrich their offer with innovative solutions in the field of broadly understood textile industry. Our extensive know-how will allow you to build an advantage of your products on the domestic and international market and thus achieve success! The satisfaction of our customers is extremely important to us, which is why we attach great importance to the quality of our services and technological solutions. The best example of this is all of the technologies we’ve developed.
Opinion on innovation
Opinion on technology innovation is an independent expert opinion on a given technology that the entrepreneur wants to implement at home. Such an opinion, as required by the Ministry of Development, is proof of the use of process or product innovation in the planned investment. The prepared opinion includes, among others the characteristics of the technology planned for implementation by the enterprise and determines the time in which it is used in the region, in Poland or in the world, and describes the differences in currently used technologies in relation to the proposed innovation. The opinion is prepared by selected and independent scientists of the Textile Research Institute. The Institute is entitled to prepare an opinion on technology innovativeness as a scientific unit within the meaning of Art. 2 point 9 lit. a-e of the Act of 30 April 2010 on the principles of financing science (Journal of Laws No. 96 item 615) – continuously conducting scientific research and development works.
Companies planning to implement innovation, entities with patents for inventions, the right to register an industrial design or the right to use a utility model, as well as technology owners or majority shareholders of technology owners can apply for an opinion on innovation.
Opinion on innovation may apply, among others down:
- obtaining funds from structural funds
- take advantage of the technological discount
- obtaining a technology loan
- supporting the company’s marketing goals
We offer extensive tests for all textiles including raw materials, semi-finished and finished products. We perfectly know all textile industrial processes, which allows us to offer custom tests and services, as well as those tailored to individual customer requirements.
TextilCert – Products and services certification
As part of the Institute, the TextilCert Certification Unit runs:
- conformity assessment of protective clothing and gloves (PPE)
- OEKO-TEX® certification
- certification of compliance of products and services with normative documents,
- including as a sign of:
- Safe for the child
- Safe for babies
- Human friendly
The Institute’s training activities are always our answer to your or your company’s specific needs. We always adapt the training form and program to the expectations and level of knowledge of the participants. The authors of the training programs are our specialists, experts with many years of experience in training activities, possessing modern knowledge determined by international standards.
The Institute has experience in preparing expert opinions for various clients, including manufacturers, suppliers, courts of all instances (legal expert opinions), legal advisers, lawyers, law enforcement authorities as well as domestic and foreign consumers.