Main activities

The most important activities of the Institute:

  • Applied research and technical development in the textile industry in domestic and international collaboration
  • Physical and chemical laboratory testing of textile based material and wearing apparel (in accredited laboratory)
  • Textile and clothing on-site quality control testing
  • EC-Type examination of protective clothing, headgear and protective equipment, testing, certification and inspection as a notified body
  • Specific international quality testing and certification - for example STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®, Sustainable Textile Production (STeP) by OEKO-TEX®; MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX®; MySTeP by OEKO-TEX®; ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX®; DETOX TO ZERO by OEKO-TEX®; and LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX®
  • Standardization (requirements and test standards, textile machinery safety)
  • Engineering service (clarification of technological problems and damage cases, consultation in quality and environment management systems)
  • Textile machinery safety expert advice
  • Distribution of textile products with Institute-owned mark MEDTEX®
  • Technical and scientific information
  • Special further training courses