Look our new Dornbirn-GFC Video!

See our new video with statements from Nicolina Prass/ITA Academy (GER), Uday Gill/Indorama Ventures (THA) and Stefan Achleitner/Palo Alto Networks (USA).

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Call for Papers 2020

The programme committee plans following main themes for the 59. Dornbirn-GFC 2020:

Fiber Innovations / Circular Economy and Sustainability / Surface Modification and Additives / Nonwovens / Technical Textiles / Mobility / Apparel

To present furthermore the most important developments and findings, we kindly invite you to submit your lecture proposals for this year`s programme.

Please submit your proposals including a working title and abstract to officedornbirn-gfccom


Dornbirn-GFC 2019 was a great success!

About 700 participants from more than 30 nations took part on this year`s congress and made the event very successful. Within the 1st Dornbirn-GFC Startup Days more than 20 international startup entrepreneurs presented their textile innovations. Two interactive panel sessions on the topics „Circular Economy“ and „Digitalization“ gained high interest and exciting debates.



In a separate STARTUP tent at the congress area, we invite you to get in touch with around 25 Startups and use the atmosphere of the Global Fiber Congress for networking and knowledge transfer.

The Startups where selected around the world based on their unique technology, innovative products and services as well as their commitment to inspire the movement in the industry. The ambitious Startups varying from smart fabrics and textiles to sports and outdoor tech, wearables and sustainable clothing as well as recycling technologies.


With the Dornbirn-GFC TICKET you get free entry to the 1st Dornbirn-GFC STARTUPDAYS - enjoy a delicious catering and be invited to the great networking dinner with a unique fashion show.


New Programme 2019

The new main programme of the 58th Dornbirn-GFC enables a detailed overview of the roughly 100 expert papers to be presented the course of two-and-a-half days in parallel sessions held in three halls of the  Kulturhaus Dornbirn. Just simply download the programme folder!

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Why should you join the Dornbirn-GFC community?

See our new video statements from Robert Rosellen/Microsoft (AUT), Edwin Keh/HKRITA (HKG), Gunjan Sharma/Reliance (IND), Necat Altin/Zorlu (TUR) and Yogendra Dandapure/lululemon (CAN).

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New videos from 55. Dornbirn-MFC 2016

See the newest videos from the last congress! Videos from the CEO Panel on the opening day and from the Sports & Functional Panel are new to find. Also very interesting is the video CEO message by U. Gill (IVL Indorama Ventures Ltd., Thailand).

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