European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) Future of Textiles Workshop 2, 6-7th October, Brussels, Belgium


6th International Carer’s Conference, 3-6th September 2015, Gothenberg, Sweden

“Textiles for Ageing Society (TAGS) Project” presented by L. Boccaletti  …watch it here>

…6th International Carer’s Conference 2015 >

Eurocarers General Annual Meeting, 3rd September 2015

… AGM 2015 >

International Association of Geriatrics and Gerontology European Region 8th Congress, Dublin 2015 (IAGG-ER 2015), 23-26th April 2015, Dublin, Ireland

…IAGG-ER 2015

Landesverband Heim- und Pflegeleitungen Vorarlbergs Tagung April 2015, 21st April 2015, Alberschwende, Austria

“TAGS” presented by Univ. Prof. Dr T Bechtold

ISPO 2015 Munich, 5-8th February 2015, Munich, Germany

…ISPO 2015>

AGE Platform Europe’s 2014 Annual Conference “Towards an EU Strategy on Demographic Change”

…AGE Platform Europe 2014 Annual Conference >

Ageing Wealth, 16-17 October 2014, Mirandola, Italy

“Reinventing Modern Textiles for an Ageing Society” presented by A. Blaylock …read/download pdf>

…Ageing Wealth Conference

2nd Mid – term Conference of the Research Network on Ageing in Europe (RN1) European Sociological Association (ESA), 18 -20 September, Klagenfurt, Austria

“TAGS – Project Overview” presented by Dr. T.Wright … read/download pdf >
… 2nd Midterm Conference>

53rd Man-made Fibres Congress, 10-12 September 2014, Dornbirn, Austria

“Current Status of the Clothing for the Elderly” presented by Dr. B.Široká … read/download pdf >
… 53rd Man-made fibers congress >

VOETC Meeting, 12th of March 2014, Dornbirn, Austria

“Bedding Textiles for the Elderly. What can be done.” presented by Dr. B.Široká … read/download pdf >
… VOETC Meeting, March 2014 >

52nd Man-made Fibres Congress, 11-13 September 2013, Dornbirn, Austria

“Textiles for AGeing Society – TAGS – An Overview and Selected Outcomes.” presented by Dr J.Široký … read/download pdf >
… MFC >

British Society for Gerontology Conference 2013, 11-13 September 2013, Keble College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

“Textiles for Ageing Society – The project overview.” presented by Dr F.Constantin … read/download pdf >
… BSG UK >

Caregiver Day Regionale 2013, 23-24 May 2013, Carpi, Italy

“The TAGS Project: Aims and First Outcomes”, presented by Univ.-Prof Dr T. Bechtold and Dr J.Široký…read/download pdf> …Caregivers Day Regionale 2013>

VOETC Vorarlberg, 14th of March 2012, Dornbirn, Austria

“TAGS – Project Overview.” presented by Dr.J. Široký … read/download pdf >
… VOETC Vorarlberg >

1st EPNOE CSA Industrial meeting, 06 – 07 of March 2012, Sophia Antipolis, France

“Two new research and development activites “TAGS” and “RS-STE”.” presented by Prof. T. Bechtold   … read/download pdf >
… epnoe >



Centre for Inter American Studies, University of Graz, “TAGS Funding & Innovation Workshop”, 6 May 2015

…view event>

Research Network on Ageing in Europe, “TAGS Funding & Innovation Workshop”, Issue 14, May 2015

…view event>

Eurocarers, Research in Action, “Caregiver’s vision of bedding textiles for elderly”,

…read article>

European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP-AHA), “Textiles for Ageing Society”

…read more>

Care Agenda, “Textiles for Ageing Society”,March 2015, p.46

… read article >

zukunft forschung - Magazin für Wissenschaft und Forschung der Universität Innsbruck, “Mehr als nur Bettwäsche”, December 2014

…read article (Deutsch)>

Centre for Policy on Ageing – Local Government Association (CPA-LGA) – Call for Evidence, December 2014

…read more>

 WeDo, “Textiles for Ageing Society” (Added 16 July 2014)

… read article >

AFE Innovnet, Repository, “Textiles for Ageing Society”

…read more>

Wissensbilanz 2013 der Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck, “Textiles for Ageing Society (TAGS)”, 9 May 2014, p.46

… read article (Deutsch)>

EPNOE Newsletter, “New EC project: Textiles for Ageing Society – TAGS”, No 21, April 2012

… read/download pdf >

Vorarlberg Nachrichten, “Innovationsimpulse für Vorarlberger Unternehmen”, 17 September 2011
Changemakers, Social Innovation in Ageing – The European Award

…read more>



“Caregiver’s vision of bedding textiles for elderly”, Blaylock et al., Fashion and Textiles, May 2015
“Thermoregulation and Clothing Comfort”, Dr K. Stevens in Textile-led Design for the Active Ageing Population”, Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles, Edited by J. MacCann and D.Bryson, September 2014

…read more>


IAGG-ER 2015, 25-26th April 2015, Dublin, Ireland

AGE Platform Europe’s 2014 Annual Conference, 3-4th December 2014, Brussels, Belgium

Ageing Wealth, 16-17th October 2014, Mirandola, Italy

2nd Mid-term Conference of the Research Network on Ageing in Europe (RN1) European Sociological Association (ESA), 18-20 September 2014, Klagenfurt, Austria

2014 Nonwovens Network Seminar, 4 September 2014, Bradford UK

OT World, 13-16 May 2014, Leipzig, Germany

Lange Nacht der Forschung, 4 April 2014

Bayern Innovativ, 17 October 2013, Lindau, Germany

Lange Nacht der Forschung, 27 April 2012, Dornbirn Austria