SYSTEX - Platform on Smart Textiles, E-textiles and ¨Wearable Microsystems (2008 - 2011)


This project has ended (Duration: May 2008 – April 2011).

What does SYSTEX stand for?

SYSTEX is a platform where you can find all information on smart textiles, e-textiles and wearable Microsystems. This includes information on research activities and scientific publications, as well as on education and conferences.

The SYSTEX Student Award

Since 2009, this price is awarded to the student with the most original project on smart textiles.

In 2009 the price was won by Laura Wilson for her Celestial Hybrid. She won a NavJacket of O’Neill.

 student award

 In 2012 Eef Lubbers from Technical University Eindhoven, the Netherlands won the Systex Student Award for her work “Unlace – Interactive Lace Lingerie Garment”.

In 2013 Hayriye Gidik from HEI, Lille, France won the award with her work on a textile-based heat flux sensor.

In 2015 Myrto Karanika from the Royal College of Art, UK won the award for het work “An art-based study on perception through the employment of a touch-sensitive, sound generating rug”.


Supported by: EU FP7 - IST - Coordination and Support Action

Contact: Prof. Dr. ir. Lieva Van Langenhove